All public Kindergarten and Primary Schools in the country have resumed for the third and final term of the 2021 academic year today, Monday, 6th September, 2021. Teachers and pupils in public schools are under resourced in terms of curriculum materials after the the implementation of the standard based curriculum.
All Schools which run the Ghana Education Service’s (GES) Curriculum were expected to commence an entirely new curriculum from KG2 to the JHS. New subjects were introduced across all levels and the changes were expected to help equip the learners with skills and knowledge to enable them cope with the challenges of the 21st Century. However, throughout the term that the new Curriculum introduced till the coronavirus pandemic disrupted the academic year, the following were elusive. Many Classroom Teachers did
The Director-general of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Amankwah has revealed announced the introduction of New curriculum for the Junior High Schools and Senior High School starting from 2020/2021 academic year on wards. According to professor Kwasi Amankwah, the Covid-19 pandemic has forced the ministry to close down basic schools for almost a year and that has compelled them to make some changes in the academic calendar so that they can readjust to be able to cover all the untreated topics left
The minister of education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has released details of the new curriculum for next academic year for JHS 1 and SHS 1 which will allow graduates get diploma right after graduating or continue with high school The Ministry of Education will next academic year roll out the new curriculum for JHS 1 and SH1. The curriculum called Common Core Program(CCP) has already been approved fro roll out. The CCP which has been approved by cabinet was to be rolled out in September 2020 but for COVID-19.
GNAT SHOULD ABSORB THE 30% LAPTOP CHARGE AGREEMENT BETWEEN MoE/GES AND THE TEACHER UNIONS FOR ITS MEMBERS. The agreement between the employer (GES) and the Teacher Unions to secure laptops for all teaching staff at a cost sharing fee for its members to enhance teaching and learning in schools. It is in no doubt that, this intervention is very innovative in an era of COVID -19 where digitization of teaching and learning has become necessary and a priority to stakeholders of education in the country. With the
The zoomlion company in collaboration with government is set to Disinfect all schools in the country to pave way for the reopening of schools next Academic year Parents are waiting for the announcement by government when schools are going to open The Disinfection exercise will take place in all schools in the country. PPEs will be made available for all students, teachers and non teaching staff by government Ghana Education Service is yet to come out with the new academic calendar. New curriculum will be implemented
Outcome of COHBS Meeting With Management At GES Headquarters 1. RESUMPTION OF SCHOOL : JHS 2 students to resume on 5th October, 2020 to 14th December, 2020 and continue the protocol laid down for the JHS 3 2. CAPITATION GRANT Capitation Grant is been worked on for release as soon as funds hits the account 3. ADMINISTRATIVE COST: Administrative Cost of BECE Registration should be catered for by Capitation Grant 4. MODE OF ASSESSMENT : Exams Committee tosit down for exams modalities to ensure there is assessment.
Dr. Kwabena Bempah-Tandoh -Deputy Director-General for Quality and Access of the Ghana Education Service The management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in a press release has explained the reasons behind the postponement of the New Curriculum. Also known as Common Core Curriculum(CCP which was to be organized at the district level for Junior High School(JHS) and SHS 1 teachers across the country. According to a press statement endorsed by the Deputy Director-General of GES, Dr. Kwabena Tandoh, the GES has
Muslims in Ghana has Welcomed the Introduction of Arabic Language in the New Curriculum to begin nex
Islamic Council has welcomed the Introduction of Arabic Language in the New Curriculum Muslims in Ghana have expressed their satisfaction for the Introduction of Arabic Language in the new curriculum set to be implemented next Academic year. According to them this will provide employment for Arabic teachers in the Zongo communities. In Zongo communities the children attend Quranic lessons on Saturdays and Sundays, some also make it after schools on weekdays that's those who live in a near by mosque. Arabic
The government has offered free SHS to our dear future leaders. The move which is welcome by the populace. The government has taken keen interest in resourcing the infrastructure of the institutions. Wifi technology being installed in all the institutions within the second cycle of education. Why the government is neglecting its teachers and students at the JHS level? New Curriculum has been introduced which is good for our dear country. But my worry is that why the resources needed to implement the effectiveness
Unequal treatment The government has offered free Senior high school to our dear future leaders. The move which is welcome by many populace. The government has taken knee interest in resourcing the infrastructure of the institutions. Wi-fi technology being installed in all the institutions. Why the government is neglecting it teachers and students at the Junior high school level? New Curriculum has been introduced which is good for our dear country. But my worry is that why the resources needed to implement
Finally, the date for reopening of schools which everyone have been waiting for is known after the president gave his address to the nation on 3rd of January 2021. Basic schools at to reopen school across the country on the 15th of January and as a teacher, I would like to suggest or raise some important issues which the Ghana Education Service should consider before schools finally start operation. The first and most important one is the New Curriculum training for the Junior High School teachers which was
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment(NaCCA) completed the Common Core Program(CCP) Curriculum set to begin implementation next academic year, Ghana Education Service invited 24 Trainers of Trainees from each district, the 24 participants, 18 out of the twenty-four participants were Classroom teachers and subject specialists, and six(6) head Teachers. The training workshop was designed to trained the participants to acquire in depth knowledge of the new curriculum to train teachers in their respective
At long last, the date for resuming of schools which everybody have been hanging tight for is known after the president gave his location to the country on third of January 2021. Fundamental schools at to return school the nation over on the fifteenth of January and as an educator, I might want to propose or raise some significant issues which the Ghana Education Service ought to consider before schools at long last beginning activity. The first and most significant one is the New Curriculum preparing for
Last year, the new basic curriculum was introduced by the Ghana Education Service (GES) as part of an ongoing reforms in the education sector. This new curriculum is more learner centred, inclusive for all and more responsive to the human resource and the development needs of the country . However, the publishing and releasing of the textbooks into schools and the public domain which will cover all the subjects on this new curriculum have become long over due. After the long wait by facilitators , parents
Teachers across the country welcomed the decision of Free Laptop distribution popularly known as the ‘One Teacher, One Laptop’ project.However, it is not entirely free as it was purported.
The (NacCa) abbreviated as national center for curriculum and assessment under the auspices of the GES are likely to start 3 days simulation training in preparing them to learn about how to reveal or deliver the new curriculum which they in turn ,will also come and teach the JHS Facilitators or mentor's on how to deliver the curriculum such that the learning outcomes will be achieved or attained fully. Again, this is also in line with the Government's resolve in converting the curriculum to meet the changing
The set of courses, coursework, and their content, offered at a school are very important in our educational system. Some months ago, Ghana caused a massive change in the old syllabi to give in for the new Standards Based Curriculum that saw over 150,000 teachers trained nationwide to meet the new changes at hand. Some educationists have always suggested their own aspects that they feel could be added to the curriculum to help the Ghanaian child meet the global trends in education. Examples of these suggested
Dr. Kwabena Bempah-Tandoh - Deputy Director-General for Quality and Access of the Ghana Education Service The administration of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in an official statement has clarified the purposes for the delay of the New Curriculum. Otherwise, called Common Core Curriculum(CCP which was to be coordinated at the area level for Junior High School(JHS) and SHS 1 educators the nation over. As indicated by a press explanation embraced by the Deputy Director-General of GES, Dr. Kwabena Tandoh, the