The Ghana Education Service has arrived at a decision to allow all SHS 2 and JHS 2 students to return to school from 5th October to 14th December, 2020 after consultation with the relevant stakeholders. This is to enable them complete the remainder of the academic year.
President Akufo-Addo revealed this in his update number 16, on the measures taken against the spread of the coronavirus in the country. The students and their teachers would spend a period of ten weeks in schools.
“The decision has been taken by the Ghana Education Service, after consultation with the relevant stakeholders for SHS 2 and JHS 2 students to return to school from 5th October to 14th December 2020 to complete their academic year”, the president affirmed.
The academic year for nursery, kindergarten, primary, JHS 1 and SHS 1 has been postponed and would resume in January 2021. Adjustments are however expected to be made to the curriculum in catering for the lost times.