New CCP Curriculum meant to Produce Patriotic Citizens – NaCCA


The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Dr. Prince Hamid Armah has said that the purpose of the New Common Core Program (CCP) Curriculum for JHS 1 to SHS 1 is to help produce children that are patriotic and have a love for their country.

Dr. Hamid, who was speaking at the stakeholders engagement on the New Common Core P[rogram on Friday, February 28, 2020, indicated, that the need to put in more resources into the new curriculum was to produce children that are critical thinkers, and team players who can help solve3 the nation’s problems in the future.

According to him, the curriculum has made room for training the learners to understand the need to be patriotic, to prevent them from being used for political vandalism and unnecessary political affiliations.

He further indicated that the learners shall be trained to be problem solvers who can communicate their ideas effectively.

Check This Out: UCC Distance Graduate Admissions 2020/21 – Download Here

About the CCP Curriculum

The Common Core Programme is a four-year education programme designed to offer learners in Basic 7 to Basic 10 (JHS1 – SHS1) the opportunity to prepare for higher education and the world of work or both.

It’s made up of nine learning areas, namely: Languages, Mathematics, Science, Creative Arts and Design, Computing, Career Technology, Physical and Health Education, Social Studies and Religious and Moral Education.

Check This Out: NaCCA Holds National Stakeholder Engagement on the draft CCP Curriculum for JHS 1 to SHS 1

he Executive Secretary of NaCCA, Dr. Prince Hamid Armah, in his address outlined the rationale, mission and vision of the Common Core Programme.



Discover more from EducationGhana

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.

Previous articleProfile of 2020 President Independence Day BECE Awardees
Next articleMonday,March 9,2020 not holiday for Schools – GES
Ellis Ferdinand
Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of, an Online Education News Blog, and 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 now 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

What's your take on this Latest Development?