Over 70 year-old-photo proves schools under trees is nothing new in Ghana

Over 70 year-old-photo proves schools under trees is nothing new in Ghana

- An old photo of students being taught by a teacher has popped up on the internet and stimulated reactions from Ghanaians

- It is believed it is the photo of what is now known as the Tamale Senior High School in the Northern Region

- The photo has compelled Ghanaians to raise arguments about the issue of schools under trees

A photo of a group of students listening to a teacher has surfaced online and raised issues about schools under trees.

YEN.com.gh understands that the photo was taken in the year 1945 and shows the students seated on grass and listening to the teacher.

Behind the teacher is a blackboard on which something has been sketched to aid the discussions going on.

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The teacher and his students are all wearing fugu, a nationally acclaimed dress which is from northern Ghana.

Information available shows that the photo is of the Government Boys School, which is now known as the Tamale Senior High School.

Social media users have expressed their opinions about the photo, which was shared by Ghana The Black Star of Africa:

Wunpini revealed it is now known as Tamale Senior High School.

Yendu believes Ghana should begin using fugu uniforms.

Ansah observed the teacher wore the same attire as the students.

Osei noted that schools under trees began long ago.

Dwommoh believes schools under trees is a curse.

Simpson wondered why Ghana is yet to deal with schools under trees.

Isaac, however, countered that education is more important than the environment.

In other news, the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) result of a 15-year-old street boy has popped up on the internet.

The boy, whose identity is yet to be established, reportedly scored Six 1s, two 2s and one 3.

YEN.com.gh understands he wishes to go to medical school but he is currently facing a challenge.

The school placement system, reports reveal, denied him access to his first choice school, which was Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (PRESEC) at Legon in Accra.

He was however posted to his fourth choice school.

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