No more double track for SHS 3 and 1; SHS 2 students still on the shift system

No more double track for SHS 3 and 1; SHS 2 students still on the shift system

- Akufo-Addo has announced that the double-track system will be partially cancelled

- 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

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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.

No more double track for SHS 3 and 1; SHS 2 students still on the shift system

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo
Source: UGC

President Akufo-Addo made this known in his 21st update on Ghana’s management of the coronavirus pandemic.

“I must stress that SHS 3 students in all schools, like SHS 1 students, will no longer run the double-track system,” he stated.

The double track system was meant to ease student pressure on some public schools, as the government worked to improve infrastructure.

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Meanwhile, former president John Mahama, has promised to eradicate the existing double-track system of the free SHS policy.

He promised that if Ghanaians voted him and the NDC in the coming December elections.

Mahama said he will also include private senior high schools in the policy for them also to benefit.

In other news, resident 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 with all safety protocols.

The president indicated that all tertiary students will return to lecture halls from Saturday, January 9, 2021.

Schools were closed down in March 2020 after fears of the coronavirus disease spreading amongst students.

To prevent the spread of the virus, government closed don all educational institutions and started virtual teaching and learning.

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The virtual system of education allowed for the continuation of the curriculum.

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