- Akufo-Addo has finally announced the reopening of schools at all levels
- He indicated that all tertiary students will return to lecture halls from Saturday, January 9, 2021
- He also added that Senior High School Students (SHS) will go back to school in March 2021
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President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has finally announced the reopening of schools at all levels.
In his 21st address to the nation on the COVID-19 measures the president revealed that the reopening of schools will be in line all safety protocols to ensure the safety of students.
The president indicated that all tertiary students will return to lecture halls from Saturday, January 9, 2021.
Also. basic school students from Kindergarten (KG) to Junior High School (JHS) will resume their classroom activities from Friday, January 15, 2020.
Akufo-Addo also announced that second and third year Senior High School Students (SHS) will go back to school in March 2021.
However, final year SHS students are expected back in the classroom on January 18, 2021.
In March 2020, the president announced the closure of schools in his second address to the nation on COVID-19 measures.
His announcement was part of means to curtail the spread of the virus which was infecting a lot of people.
The closure of the schools led to the government initiating the virtual learning, where students were taught to continue their curriculum.
However, final year students in the senior high school were made to return to school to be taught for six weeks in preparation for their final year examinations.
Also final year students in the basic school were also asked to return to school in preparation for their final examinations.
In other news, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that the partial cancellation of the double-track system.
According to Akufo-Addo, first and third-year Senior High School students will not be on the double track system.
Only SHS two students would be on the double track system.
President Akufo-Addo made this known in his 21st update on Ghana’s management of the coronavirus pandemic.
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