Education suppose tank Education Policy Institute Africa (EDUPA) has counseled the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) for the concerted effort in guaranteeing “a more efficient and transparent system” concerning this yr’s senior highschool placements.
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EDUPA says the “seamless” course of is what has assured the reopening date for the Form 1 college students.
The Monday, December 4 reopening date had stirred controversy, leading to Parliament summoning the sector minister, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum.
The legislative arm of presidency had directed the Service to withdraw its directive.
However, an announcement on Monday, December 4 from EDUPA and signed by its Executive Secretary, Mark Ewusi Arkoh, mentioned the Ministry and its company want the help of all as this yr’s placements have been some of the clear.
“The system’s integrity has been bolstered, thereby ensuring fairness and equitable distribution of placements based on students’ performance, merit and school capacities,” the assertion mentioned.
“The well timed dissemination of data and updates by the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service has performed an important position in facilitating efficient communication with college students, dad and mom, and different stakeholders.
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“This initiative has minimized confusion and helped alleviate anxiety just as placement process began.”
EDUPA counseled the 2 our bodies “for building upon this success and urge them to continue to explore opportunities for further enhancements in the coming years”.
It referred to as upon one and all to “support this transformative initiative by providing the necessary support to ensure the betterment of Ghana’s education”.