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By | June 1, 2020

Reopening dates for Final year students in Ghana

President Akuffo Addo has announced resumption dates for Final year students in the various tertiary institutions in the country.

The President made this revelation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth state address on the update of events concerning COVID-19 pandemic.

Reopening dates for Final year students in Ghana

Reopening dates for Final year students in Ghana
Reopening dates for Final year students in Ghana

JHS students to resume June 29 for

President Akuffo Addo has stated that all final year students in the Junior High Schools (JHS) across the country are to report to their various schools on June 29,2020, to continue with their Academic work ahead of their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The President made this revelation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth state address on the update of events concerning  COVID-19 pandemic

According to the President, JHS 3 classes will comprise a maximum of thirty (30) students.

WASSCE Candidates to resume June 22 

Candidates of the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) are expected to resume for Academic Work on June 22, 2020, according to President Akuffo Addo.

The president also indicated that Form 2 Gold Track SHS Students are also expected to join the WASSCE Candidates on the same date to continue with their Second Semester.

The President made this revelation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth state address on the update of events concerning  COVID-19 pandemic.

The President further indicated that SHS classes should contain a maximum of
twenty-five (25) students


final year University Students to resume academic work 15th June 2020

According to the president, final year university students are to report to their universities on 15th June 2020 to continue with their Academic works including examinations.
He added, that University lectures will take place with half the class size in respect of the COVID-19 social distancing protocols.


The president further indicated, that all final year students of educational and training institutions, which are being managed by Ministries other than the Education Ministry, are to return to school on 15th June to complete their exit examinations


In his address, Akuffo Addo said, Prior to the opening of schools and universities, the Ministry of Education, and the heads of public and private educational institutions, will
fumigate and disinfect their institutions.

”Prior to the opening of schools and universities, the Ministry of
Education, and the heads of public and private educational institutions, will
fumigate and disinfect their institutions.” He said


Provision of PPEs

President Akuffo Addo added that each student, teacher, and non-teaching staff will be provided with re-usable face masks by the Ministry of Education.
”Each student, teacher, and non-teaching staff will be provided with re-usable face masks by the Ministry of Education.” He indicated.

Other Students

”For the avoidance of doubt, all other educational facilities, private
and public, for non-final year students, will remain closed.”

”The Minister for Education, in the coming days, will outline, in detail, the specific guidelines
for the safe reopening of our schools and universities.” He said.
Current COVID-19 Case in Ghana

Ghana has recorded 8,070 cases of the Novel Coronavirus.

The recoveries have also increased to 2,947.

This was announced by the president during his live televised address to the nation on Sunday, May 31, 2020.
Per the new figures, 189 new cases have been recorded since the last update and 106 persons have also recovered from the disease.

Source—EducationGhana.net

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The Ghana Education Service (GES)

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is a government agency under the Ministry of Education responsible for implenting government policies that ensure that ghanaians of school-going age irrespective of their tribe, gender, disability, religious and political despositions receive quality formal education. The Ghana Education Service is governed by a fifteen-member council called the GES council.

The agency was established in 1974 by the National Redemption Council. It partners with organisations and is demarcated into various units to ensure the effective execution of its mandate

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