The Ghana Education Service (GES) has assured parents and students that it will revise the academic timetable following the disruption of academic work in the wake of the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus in the country.

The education sector has been severely impacted by the outbreak as all schools have closed down and students sent home. Globally, over one billion students are home due to the outbreak.Major exams like the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate have also been suspended as a result.

But the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa said a team had been assigned to ensure that learning activities are conducted through virtual platforms with a new timetable for an uninterrupted learning process.

He also added that the education service is looking into various options for a revised timetable which will be based on the time schools will be cleared to reopen.

“The next important thing that we need to be thinking about whether in the short, medium or long term, is that the students will have to go back to school. The team is also working to ensure that by the time school reopens, we have an idea about how we go about the timetabling but it will all depend on the exigencies of the time. We have to look at various timetable options that could exist and the various scenarios,” he said.

SOURCE: citinewsroom

 

We strive hard to prevent all forms of errors in our articles, however, should you detect any error or misinformation on SmileTimes, Contact us.

  • Eventhough we have carefully considered and reviewed all of the site’s content, it is possible that information might be out-dated or incomplete.

Subscribe to our RSS Feed here, so you read our latest  publications

What do you think?

You May Also Like

Is Billie Mucklow Married?

Billie Mucklow is an English born TV personality. Billie is a former…
DEION-SANDERS

Why was DEION SANDERS Two Toes Amputated?

In his battle to recuperate from foot surgery, Deion Sanders lost two…

BNSF College Scholarship Program

The United Negro College Fund or UNCF is pleased to announce the…
Smiletimegh.com

David: Social Media Tributes To The Former Men’s FASHION Editor

When other people wrong you, and you take their actions personally, it…