Government to pilot 6-year secondary education system beginning 2023

year STUDENTS SCHOOLS picture education

The Government plans to pilot a six-year secondary education system beginning in 2023.“In 2023 when we open those schools, you are going to see how we are going to see six years [of quality secondary education,” the Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, said to the press on Tuesday.

Check This Out: Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance paid with ‘controversies’

 

This system will be piloted at 15 sites and is envisioned to be more efficient and cost-effective.

“We have 13,000 Junior High Schools. If these reforms go on as planned, we are going to reduce to about 2,500,” Dr. Adutwum said.

“In all medium-sized communities and towns, we are going to change the space by ensuring we do an amalgamation and bring together all the Junior High Schools, put them under the same management in the same building. When you bring 12 schools together and put them under one umbrella; you have one headmaster, you can get a school bus for them, you can get a pickup for the headmaster. You can have an office manager. You have a more efficient organization.”

Check This Out: Ada College of Education 2021/22 Admission List Out – Check HERE

 

Dr. Adutwum has long been a critic of Junior High School education, which he has described as “the weakest link in our education system.”

Though he commended relative equality at that level, he noted that “putting people at the same level does not mean you are creating an equitable system if you do not provide the opportunity for people who are disadvantaged to really improve.

In his view, “by the time they get to high school, they are not prepared for high school work, and they all know that.”
Until the 1987 Education Act, primary schools in Ghana were for 10 years.
It was reduced to nine years, with the final three years designated as Junior High School.

This was implemented due to findings in the Dzobo Committee report of 1973, which stated that intermediate education in Ghana should consist of more vocational, science, agricultural, and technical courses to align with national development goals.

Check This Out: It is comparatively advantageous acquiring a Teaching Certificate from College than University – Ellis Ferdinand

Exclusive: Find out the 46 Public Colleges of Education and their Affiliate Universities in Ghana | 1

Exclusive: Find out the 46 Public Colleges of Education and their Affiliate Universities in Ghana | 2Exclusive: Find out the 46 Public Colleges of Education and their Affiliate Universities in Ghana | 3Exclusive: Find out the 46 Public Colleges of Education and their Affiliate Universities in Ghana | 4

 

 


SEND US YOUR STORIES FOR PUBLICATION VIA WHATSAPP NUMBER0506440219

Get the  WAEC Marking Schemes HERE

Get theNaCCA/GES Standard-Based Lesson Plans HERE

Get the Ghana Education ServiceNew Standard–Based Scheme of Learning (SOL)HERE

Get the Ghana Education Service New Standard–Based Curriculum HERE

Get the WAECBECE, WASSCE, NTC Licensure Exam, and Teachers’ Promotion Exam Past Questions HERE

Download Teachers Guide on SBCand CCP Curriculums HERE


♥Copyright Notice: Content on This Website is Copyright Protected. No Part of this Content should be Reproduced without the Consent of the Author(s) or Recognition to the source of the Content.© 2020 Ellis Multimedia: EducationGhana.org: All Rights Reserved.♥

Leave a Reply