Back to school: Second year students in JHS and SHS resume following Akufo-Addo's directive

Back to school: Second year students in JHS and SHS resume following Akufo-Addo's directive

- Second-year JHS and SHS students have resumed their studies in school today, Monday, October 5, 2020

- This comes after Akufo-Addo directive in his 16th COVID-19 address to the nation

- They are expected to end the 2019/2020 academic year on December 14, 2020

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The second-year students in Junior High Schools (JHS) and Senior High Schools(SHS) across the country resumed their studies in school today, Monday, October 5, 2020.

This comes after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo directed that they return to school to study and write their exams for the rest of the term of the 2019/2020 academic year.

The students are expected to complete their academic work on December 14, 2020.

Speaking in his 16th address to the nation, the President noted that the SHS should not have a class size more than 30 and the JHS not more than 25.

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Back to school: Second year students in JHS and SHS resume following Akufo-Addo's directive

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo Source: YEN.com.gh
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According to a report filed by Kasapafmonline, a statement issued by the GES indicated that all the necessary measures have been put in place for the safety of the students when they return back to school.

Prior to reopening the president noted that all schools would be fumigated as well as supplied with logistics like, nose masks, veronica buckets, liquid soaps, sanitisers, tissue papers, as well as disinfectants.

Meanwhile, personal protective equipment has also been distributed to all schools.

In other news, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has revealed that it has begun the process to recruit 16,500 trained teachers.

These teachers to be recruited would be from the batch of teachers who completed their training in 2019.

Speaking in an interview the Daily Graphic, Monday, September 21, the Director-General of the GES, Prof.

Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa urged interested applicants to access more information on the GES official website to complete online application forms.

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