Modalities surrounding re-opening of Pre-Tertiary Schools still under discussion – Akuffo Addo

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President Akufo-Addo said the Ministry of Education continues to engage the Ghana Education Service (GES) and all relevant stakeholders to conclude discussions on the modalities surrounding the re-opening of pre-tertiary schools.

The President said this during his 15th national address on measures being taken against the spread of COVID-19 on Sunday night August 17, 2020.

“I will communicate, in due course, the decisions that will be reached from these consultations.”

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“You can be rest assured that I will always take into prime consideration the safety and well-being of our children, teachers and non-teaching staff in the decisions that will be taken because I am determined to ensure that the education of our children is not unduly disturbed by this pandemic,” he said.

Reopening of Tertiary Institutions

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo​ has directed that tertiary institutions should re-open on August 24, 2020, for continuing students who have not completed their academic work for the year to do so.

In his 15th national address on measures being taken against the spread of COVID-19 on Sunday night [August 17, 2020], President Akufo-Addo said the decision to re-open the tertiary institutions follows “extensive stakeholder consultations.”

 

He said through online learning portals, almost all continuing students in the universities have

completed their studies for the academic year.

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“The exception is the University of Cape Coast, the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Technical Universities and some other Colleges.”

Watch a video of the address below

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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