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So what are JHS teachers teaching? Is it the old curriculum, new or nothing?

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Ministry of Education together with Ghana Education Service came out years back to released a statement informing the general public especially teachers and students that, they have changed the old curriculum. Since then, some of the stakeholders in the education sector have been asking if the Junior High Schools in the country are still using the old curriculum or the new curriculum? They are asking these questions because, since the introduction of the new curriculum, public school teachers have not been given any textbooks. The Executive Director of Africa Education Watch has also come out to make a statement asking the same question. 

According to Mr. Kofi Asare who is the Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, it's two years since the new, beautiful standard-based curriculum for primary was rolled out; yet, our public school teachers have no textbooks. He added that, on the flip side, private schools have bought textbooks for their teachers. Mr Kofi Asare also stated that, the rush of the implementation of the new curriculum by the Ministry of Education is the prime cause of the absence of textbooks. He concluded by asking one particular question that, " So what are Junior High School teachers teaching? Is it the old curriculum, new or nothing?  

When he asked this question on social media, most of public school teachers came out to respond to the question saying that, they are teaching the old curriculum. Please share, like and comment on this article. Please follow sarpandy for more news.

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