Online Portal for Education delivery and Assessment for Private Schools launched

The Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) will from Monday, 6th April 2020, roll out an online Assessment Portal that will afford all Private Schools in Ghana the opportunity to conduct academic assessments for their learners. In a statement issued by GNACOPS on April 2, 2020, the Council indicated, that at the moment, the portal is ready, adding that  Schools and parents have begun registering learners at www.gnacopsgh.com/register.

The assessment is based on all subjects including the French language for students from Kindergarten 1 to JHS 2.

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The council further indicated, that the deadline for the registration is on the midnight of Sunday, 5th April 2020 as the assessment begins on the following Monday, 6th April, 2020 and ends on Friday, 10th April, 2020.

Stating their reason for the assessment during the outbreak of COVID-19 , the council said  the intervention has become necessary due to the closure of schools since March 15th following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. It further indicated, Schools were preparing for the second term examinations when the unfortunate happened.

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”This intervention has become necessary due to the closure of schools since March 15th following the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Schools were preparing for the second term examinations when the unfortunate happened.” It said.

”In complementing the efforts of the government through the sector ministry for effective and quality education delivery, the Council is committed to using this intervention to help all private schools bridge the gap in terms of delivering effective educational curricula, instructions and assessment of the learners.” ”This exercise seeks to help Private Schools fulfill the obligatory services they render to parents and learners, through the routine use of the internet and other technical support as important educational tools which when tapped into, can be very invaluable in the teacher and learning environment.”

The Council said it shall continue to engage private schools in all aspects and find innovative ways to help in their service delivery to the learners, parents, teachers, school heads, proprietors, stakeholders and the nation as a whole. In this regard, after the assessment is over.

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”Private Schools Council will continually engage private schools in all aspects and find innovative ways to help in their service delivery to the learners, parents, teachers, school heads, proprietors, stakeholders and the nation as a whole. In this regard, after the assessment is over.” The Council also added, it shall roll out a very interactive online learning portal that will be used to deliver lessons to learners from kindergarten to the SHS in the comfort of their homes.

Source: EducationGhana.net

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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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