Rawlings punches holes in Akufo-Addo's Free SHS; tells why it is not the best

Rawlings punches holes in Akufo-Addo's Free SHS; tells why it is not the best

The Member of Parliament for Klottey Korle, Dr. Zanetor Agyeman-Rawlings, has opened up about the New Patriotic Party's Free Senior High School (SHS) policy

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According to her, the implementation of the free SHS policy would reduce the quality of graduates produced in the country.

She made this known while speaking at an orientation and handing over ceremony for the Tertiary Educational Institutions Network (TEIN) of the NDC at Ho in the Volta Region.

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“It’s not only about education, but it’s also about quality education," she said.

She added that the inadequate number of teachers to teach in the programme would compromise on the quality of education the students need.

“When they have the education, the teachers are not enough to teach them so they don’t get the education of quality they need. A lot of schools have been left hanging, the completion of these schools has not been happening,” she further noted.

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In other news, former president John Dramani Mahama has promised Ghanaians and the clergy that he will complete all projects started by the Akufo-Addo administration when he gets the mandate from Ghanaians in 2020.

The NDC flag bearer said, unlike President Akufo-Addo, his new government will be committed to complete all projects started by the NPP.

John Mahama made the comment when he spoke as the special guest of honor at the 75th-anniversary celebration of the Evangelical Presbyterian Church, Ghana in the Volta region.

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