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Vital Information To Head teachers, School Owners and Teachers From NaSIA

The National Schools Inspectorate Authority, NaSIA has issued a word of caution to school heads, teachers, parents, proprietors, and other important stakeholders in education today, March 29, 2022. The directive bothers on the application of Covid-19 safety measures, which hitherto had been strictly adhered to by both private and public schools at the pre-tertiary education.

In a press statement shared on the Authority's official social media handle, and sighted by Bricy Boateng, it highlighted some major changes in the practicing of Covid-19 protocols in both private and public schools in the country.

According to NaSIA, school owners, head teachers, teachers and other stakeholders are to take note of the following changes effected in the practicing of Covid-19 safety precautions in school. 

1. The wearing of a nose mask at school is now optional and should not the reason for granting or denying ingress or access to students. 

2. Schools may cautiously resume large outdoor assemblies or gatherings while taking the necessary precautions to avoid instances of overcrowding on their campuses. 

3. Schools may embark on excursions or educational trips as and when deemed necessary. 

4. Schools should put in measures to tackle vaccine hesitancy and see to the full vaccination of both teaching and non-teaching staff. This is particularly important because of existing remnants of Covid-19 virus. 

5. Hand—washing and hand—sanitizing facilities should still be maintained and placed at vantage points where they are easily accessible to both staff and learners. 

6. Schools should still be on the lookout for signs and symptoms associated with Covid-19 and take the appropriate measures upon detection. 

This follows the president's speech televised live on Sunday, March 26, 2022 about the update on Ghana's Covid-19 active cases and the way forward. It emerged after the speech that the president has softened the Covid-19 measures by eradicating “No Nose mask, No entry” rule. 


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