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Suspension of the implementation of the SHS – Education Coalition dual procedure

The Coalition of the Campaign for l & # 39; Ghana National Education (GNECC) wants the government to suspend its ongoing process to implement the two-way system at upper secondary level (SHS).

At a press conference in Accra on Tuesday, the Chairman of the Executive Council of GNECC, Bright Appiah, the coalition said that the same system worked in the United States, Japan and Germany, were advanced countries does not guarantee the success of the policy in Ghana. 19659006] The Coalition, made up of 360 institutions, proposed to the government to pilot the system for at least "

" No country has ever implemented a free SHS policy where 70% of the students were residents, the best practice in the world being the approach of teaching This system reduces the cost of funding for secondary education by at least 50% while reducing the pressure on existing infrastructure. "Says the Coalition.

The system

The double system of the year the entire student body and staff in two different tracks. So while one track is at school, the other is on vacation.

The rotation sequence will depend on the calendar used throughout the year. In Ghana, the school calendar starts in September and ends in April with three different terms. The first term is from September to December, the second term starts in January and ends in April while the third term is from April / May to July

In addition, each semester will be 80 days for both. tracks. For one semester, each track will be at school for 40 days, then will pause for 40 days. Teacher motivation has been increased from 20 hours for the year to 70 hours for the year. Teachers will be increased so that each group will take a break with the track they are teaching.

Meanwhile, the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) wants the government to act cautiously by consulting education stakeholders