The National President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Philipa Larson says the association is ‘satisfied’ with the new directives by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for final year students.
She told NEAT FM’s morning show ‘Ghana Montie’ in an interview that, their earlier proposal to the President was “exactly” what the President announced in his 10th Address to Ghanaians on COVID-19 situations.
“We are grateful to have a listening President who has implemented our proposal,” Philipa Larson told host Kwesi Aboagye.
Final-year JHS, SHS, Uni. students to resume school June 15
President Nana Addo announced the reopening of schools for final-year students, as part of government’s first phase of opening up the country after restrictions were imposed to mitigate the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
Effective Monday, 15th June, 2020, schools and universities would be reopened to allow final-year junior high, senior high and university students to resume classes ahead of the conduct of their respective exit examinations.
The President announced this in a televised address to the nation on Sunday, 31st May 2020.
Final-year university students are to report on 15th June, final-year SHS students together with SHS 2 gold track students on 22nd June and final-year JHS students on 29th June.
JHS 3 classes will comprise a maximum of 30 students, SHS classes a maximum of 25 students, and university lectures will take place with half the class size.
Non-final year student to stay home
Nana Addo also maintained that students who are not due for exams are to remain home until further notice