New Curriculum: Confusion rocks Teachers over alleged change of training duration to One Week

Teachers in the public basic schools have been thrown into a state of confusion after some districts in the Ashanti and Eastern Regions have allegedly rescheduled the duration for the Workshop on the New Curriculum to a week.

According to some  districts in the Ashanti Region, the Ghana Education Service has directed them to rescheduled and compress the entire training into one Cohort of Five Days.

In this regard,teachers from the Kindergarten to Basic Six,including headteachers are expected to take part in the workshop which has been rescheduled for August 13 to 17,2019.

In the Eastern Region, the Municipal /District Directors who supposedly met with the Regional  Education Director  have also rescheduled the workshop to one week.

With this, the workshop  is expected to run  concurrently in all centres from 13th to 17th August, 2019.

The Confusion

Teachers from such districts circulated the information to other terachers whose districts has not rescheduled their meeting days as being speculated.

Teachers questioned the decision for the continuos rescheduling of their workshop which many believed might be due to financial challenges being faced by the Ghana Education Service.

Meanwhile, the workshop is expected to begin  August 13 to August 30 as earlier scheduled since the Ghana Education Service is yet to officially come out to debunk the alleged rummours.


Discover more from EducationGhana

Subscribe to get the latest posts sent to your email.


  1. Upper West to this is the information given
    ‘Please,the regional directorates confirmed that the training will be one week. Get all your teachers informed about the new development . That is, all teachers at the kg and primary in the District (DBI) are expected at Daffiama SHS on 13th -17th August ,2019 for the training. Please very urgent and all should share with colleagues. Sorry for everything but is above me.Thanks!’

What's your take on this Latest Development?