Social activist, Kelvin Taylor has criticized the educational system of the country. The vocal social media journalist bemoaned what he called the low standard of the Ghana education system. According to him, the much tauted Free Senior High School introduced the ruling New Patriotic Party, is is the root cause of the falling standards of our educational system.
'Akuffo-Addo Is Looking At The Possibility Of Putting Up Dormitories Along The E-Block Schools' - MP
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Mpraeso, Davis Opoku Ansah says, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo is looking at the possibility of putting up dormitories along the E-block schools. Even though the E-block schools are community day schools, The president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo wants to put up a dormitory to aid the students who mostly comes from a distance.
Based on facts and historical evidence, there is no doubt that you are the first President since the inception of the fourth republic, under whose watch, Ghana gained an international status of being one of the African countries with a strong foundational educational system. You promised Ghanaians of the Free Senior High School and true to your words, you fulfilled.
As part of measures to wean off most schools from the double track system in 2021/2022 academic year,the Free Senior High School Secretariat is leaving no stone unturned to realise this dream. Ministry of Education and the Free Senior High School Secretariat have embark on feasibility studies in the Senior High Schools to identify schools that can be taken off from the double track educational system.
ICT teachers in charge of Free Senior High School enrolment in the various Senior High schools clashed with the Ghana Education Service for the recruitment of new Information Technology Coordinators to manage the school's database. Ministry of Education trained ICT these teachers in the various Senior High Schools in 2017 to manage the information system in the schools.
The Free Senior High School programme is one of the biggest, if not the biggest, socio-political policy under the fourth republic. The announcement of this policy was applauded by both citizens and non-citizens of Ghana. Even the National Democratic conress (NDC), which happens to be the biggest opposition party was in support of this idea only that they believed it should have been rolled out more progressively, in other words, more systematically.
Prophet Nigel Gaisie takes a stand on the economic hardships in the country. He says, apart from the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy that has help and is benefiting the pupils, the other citizens are suffering and it is too much for them. Prophet Nigel Gaisie continues, the citizens suffering are mostly his church members and they claim the economy is hard so they sometimes do not pay offertory to glorify God.
You have done well for clicking on this article. Please follow Achiamaa-News for the latest news in Ghana and the world at large. Kofi Okyere Darko popularly known as KOD is a Ghanaian broadcaster, Master of Ceremonies, media expert and fashion designer. KOD is the Chief Executive Officer of clothing line "Nineteen 57".
When His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo started naming his ministers, one name that was met with joy about persons who he was going to work with was Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, Minister of Education.As an educationist there was the general feeling among stakeholders and people familiar with the sector that he was going to work to make the government flagship programme, Free Senior High School (Free SHS) better because his predecessor left a good legacy.
Thank you for clicking on this article.Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum is the current Minister of Education.He was the Deputy Minister of Education from 2017 to 2021.He has been excellent since he became the Education Minister.The current Minister of Education has also taught in the classroom for many years and he is a Mathematician.
Until the commencement of the flagship Free Senior High School (FSHS) in 2017, the use of past questions as a tool for preparation towards the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) was the sole responsibility of parents and their wards. Sometimes, teachers, as part of their efforts to guide their students to success, procure these learning materials through their own arrangements.
Thank you for clicking on this article.Since the introduction of the Free Senior High School policy, a lot of people in the country have being talking about the way the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service have been managing the Free SHS policy.Most of the people in the country are wondering why teachers in the country are not discussing the challenges.
The income inequality in the country has made education for those in the lower class of Ghana find it difficult to foot the bills through school. Government in, government out have tried to put various measures in place to ensure the financial burden on parents with regards to school fees is reduced to the barest minimum.
Since the NPP implemented the Free Senior High School in 2017, there have been claims between the two major political parties in the country on who actually implemented the policy first. The National Democracy Congress argues that the New Patriotic Party's claim of being the party that implemented it first is false because, under the administration of John Dramani Mahama, the Free Senior High School was progressively implemented in the New Day schools that were strategically positioned across some regions in the country.
The back and forth surrounding agenda 111 never seems to be dying down any time soon. It will be recalled that on Thursday, 19th August, the Vice-president, in a Facebook post leveled the National Democratic Congress as a "party of impossible", and gave some policies the New Patriotic Party has been able to implement despite the NDC expressing pessimism about them initially.
The Free Senior High School policy in Ghana was a government initiative introduced in September 2017 by the government of president Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo. The policy's origination began as part of the president's presidential campaign promise during the 2016 general elections. What do you know about the policy?
Based on 65 interviews and secondary information, this study evaluated the programme, process and political dimensions of the Ghana Free Senior High School Education (SHS) Policy. The evidence from the data showed that the programme and its political dimensions were emphasised to the neglect of the process dimension.
You have done well for clicking on this article. Please follow Achiamaa-News for the latest news in Ghana and the world at large. President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo was honoured by University of Cape Coast with a doctorate degree for his contribution to the education sector and the introducing the Free Senior High School initiative.
Hit the FOLLOW button to receive more news and articles. LIKE and SHARE the article The Free Senior High School (FSHS) flagship programme has come under a lot of scrutiny for the past few weeks. A lot of issues have been raised about the programme by Ghanaians among other prominent personalities.
The Free Senior High School (FSHS) programme has been at the centre of media discussions this week and all the feedbacks that are coming from parents and students who call on radio stations have been more of negative reports. The general feeling is that, the programme is collapsing, parents and students are suffering and Teachers and Headmasters are struggling to feed their student populations.