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Go back to the drawing board and get it right’ – Asah-Asante to GES

A political theory instructor at the University of Ghana, Dr. Kwame Asah-Asante, has asked the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Education Ministry to assist partner commitment on the disputable semester-based scholastic schedule for essential schools.

He says the endeavor by the Ministry and GES to compel the execution of the new arrangement on educators and significant partners won't evoke powerful results; consequently, his require an agreement expanding on the matter.

Talking on the AM Show on Wednesday, Dr. Asah-Asante saw that the new scholarly schedule has deficiencies which should be tended to right away.

"It's actual awful, to put it vacantly. For what reason would you like to take a significant arrangement choice without including the partners? This is a sorry story, without a doubt. This large number of gatherings work to bring about some benefit for our kids and the schools so whatever choice you take, you want to include them."

"GES, for this one, you want to return to the planning phase and get the essentials right. Affect individuals, let them emerge with proficient exhortation [and] no kind of counsel that someone longs for and need to execute," he implored.

The Center for European Studies Director featured that the educator understudy contact hours are not scholastic agreeable for students at the fundamental degree of training.

As indicated by him, youngsters at the Kindergarten will endure to adapt to the 20-week semester framework.

"I am even astounded to hear that you need to go for a considerable length of time… where did they get that from? Indeed, even at the college, we run 13-week semester. For what reason would you like to draw in kindergarten understudies for extremely extended periods to study what not?

"Can any anyone explain why the Ministry is somewhat appropriating the entire interaction to itself and leaving every one of the partners who are the influencial people of the cycle? I don't get it. It takes two to tangle; you want every one of the partners to be important for this interaction with the goal that you make it a reality," he pushed.

His remarks are in response to a reaction from Teacher Unions who say they were not counseled before the progressions were made.

They are requiring the prompt withdrawal of the semester framework schedule as they battle it isn't best for essential schools.

In the interim, the Ghana Education Service has declared it will meet the instructor associations on Thursday, January 20, 2022 to determine their interests.

In a meeting with JoyNews, the Head of Public Affairs for the GES, Cassandra Twum Ampofo guaranteed that the new framework won't influence how much contact hours instructors have with understudies.

"I think we truly need to proceed with our schooling for them to truly comprehend and like this specific semester," she said.

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