Ghanaians are in dilemma as to whether the IMF will cancel the Fre Senior High School and other social interventions. The reactions of Ghanaians, assuming the IMF recommends that the government cancels all the social interventions and pro-poor policies, can be predicted based on the previous reactions of Ghanaians when Kojo Oppong Nkrumah told Ghanaians that the government intends to review the Free SHS.
The founder and leader of Glorious Wave Church, Prophet Badu Kobi has sent some messages to the New Patriotic Party. Speaking to his church members this morning, the man of God revealed that President Akufo Addo is the worst president in Ghana's fourth republic. He made it clear that even though he(Badu Kobi) criticised John Mahama's administration in 2015, this NPP administration has proved to be the worst in the fourth republic.
The Free Senior High School program is one of the key policies under the Nana Addo government to help every child in the country who qualifies to be in Senior High School to go for free. It wasn't a bad initiative but a lot was said before and after due to the situation of our economy.
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.
Section of parents and guardians of the Form One Senior High School students are crying bitterly over what they describe as, tapping of their monies on the parts of the various school's heads. According to them, the prospectus given to their wards by the school heads are problematic, referring to the majority of them as weird and unnecessary.
Education they say isn’t the key to success hence it should be made a priority by each and every leader. Apart from it being the key to success for the individual, it goes a long way to determine the prosperity of a country in general. The President, Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo Addo honoring his position as the guest speaker at the just ended 10th anniversary grand durbar celebration of the university of health and allied sciences in his speech reassured Ghanaians in general on his prioritization of education.
An educated human resource is indispensable for the development of any country in the world. But in developing countries like Ghana where most of the people live below the poverty line, getting access to education is a luxury to the majority of the population. This has widened the inequality gap between the poor and affluent in society.
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.
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.
'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.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Nhyiaeso constituency, Honorable Stephen Amoah said, Ghana is a developing country and the poor citizens are a lot that is why the Free Senior High School policy was introduced by the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government. According to Honorable Stephen Amoah, without the Free Senior High School policy, over one million Junior High School (JHS) graduates will not get access to education because most of them come from poor homes.
Ghanaians are in predicament with regards to whether the IMF will drop the Fre Senior High School and other social mediations. The responses of Ghanaians, expecting the IMF suggests that the public authority drops every one of the social intercessions and supportive of unfortunate arrangements, can be anticipated in light of the past responses of Ghanaians when Kojo Oppong Nkrumah let Ghanaians know that the public authority means to survey the Free SHS.
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.
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.
Captain Smart, the outspoken media personalities is never prepared to shut his mouth even after his experience with the National Security operative. Captain Smart had an interview with YEN.com.gh on TV3 on Friday, February 4, 2022 and he noted that he is a staunch NPP supporter and a proud member but he is being hated by some top powers because he is against some of their policies and conducts.
The Free Senior High School education policy in Ghana was a government initiative introduced in the 2017 September Presidential administration of Nana Akufo-Addo. The policy aims to take out the element of cost as a barrier to education. Under this policy, ever Ghanaian child who attains the pass mark, as agreed for the year by Ghana Education Service Council, will enjoy a three-year scholarship for secondary education.
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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.
Honorable Habib Iddrisu, the Majority Chief Whip and Member of Parliament for the Tolon Constituency has disclosed that the opposition National Democratic Congress is frightened they will not come to power if the proposed E-levy is passed. According to the lawmaker, the minority caucus in Parliament has taken an entrenched position on the Electronic Transactions Levy because they fear it will generate revenue for the government to embark on, among other projects, Agenda 111 and building infrastructure to enhance the Free Senior High School policy.
The Free Senior High School policy is one of the flagship programs of the current government. It has been touted as a game changer in our educational system. Since its implementation, it has been saddled with various allegations and counter allegations. Government spends a whopping 7.5 billion cedis on it annually and it is draining our resources.