The Volta Regional Director of Education, Madam Enyonam Afi Amafuga has said effective academic work will start smoothly tomorrow Tuesday, June 23 in all Senior High schools across the country.
Madam Enyonam who is also in charge of the Oti Region disclosed this in an interview with the Ghanaian Times and monitored by Georgeweb.org on Saturday when the coronavirus logistics were delivered in her region.
President Akufo-Addo in his 12th televised nation’s address permitted for 2020 WASSCE candidates and form 2 Gold track students in all Senior High schools to resume school in other to complete their academic work and prepare to sit for their forthcoming 2020 WASSCE for school candidates examination.
As part of measures to ensure the safety of the students, he said a maximum of twenty-five students will be permitted in each class, adding that all day students in schools with boarding houses will be resident in these boarding houses, whilst day students, in schools without boarding facilities, will commute from home, and will be required to adhere to enhanced hygiene protocols.
He added that eating in dining halls will be inappropriate numbers and no visitors to the schools will be allowed.
He also stated that there will be no mass gatherings and no sporting activities. Religious activities, under the new protocols, will be permitted. Social distancing and the wearing of face masks are compulsory in our schools.
As arranged by the government final year students will be in school for 6 weeks for intensive teaching and learning before sitting for the WASSCE exams over a period of 2 weeks.
“SHS 2 Gold Track students, who are returning to complete their first semester like their Green Track colleagues have done, will be in school for 6 weeks, before going on vacation”. Akufo-Addo added.