The new President Nana Akufo-Addo administration has initiated plans to fulfill its campaign promise of the Free Senior High School system, a new report suggests.
According to a Class FM report, a letter from the management of the Ghana Education Service dated January 13 titled: ‘Request for Enrolment Data of All Second Cycle Institutions’ has charged all “regional directors to provide data on enrolment of all second cycle institutions in the Region: Secondary, Secondary Technical and Technical Vocational Schools,” towards that.
The information, as per the letter, “will enable management prepare adequately towards the implementation of the Free Senior High School Policy.”
The Ghana Education Service also said, “Regional Directors are to note that data submitted by the Secondary, Secondary Technical and Technical Vocational Institutions will be cross-checked against that of the CSSPS Secretariat.”
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The New Patriotic Party launched the Free Senior High School education promise during their 2012 campaign, which served as the among the main highlights of their campaign.
It was reiterated among the party's promises during the 2016 election campaign.