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PREZ. DIRECTS EDUCATION MINISTER TO INAUGURATE COMMITTEE ON SCHOOLS REOPENING

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PREZ. DIRECTS EDUCATION MINISTER TO INAUGURATE COMMITTEE ON SCHOOLS REOPENING

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has directed the Minister in charge of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, to inaugurate a 10-member committee in Accra to deliberate and advise on modalities for the re-opening of schools in the pre-tertiary subsector for an appropriate way forward.

This follows the address to the nation by President Akufo-Addo on Sunday 16th August 2020, which included government’s intentions to consider the reopening of schools following the shutdown in March 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic.

From a letter to this effect, the committee is chaired by Prof. Dominic Fobih, a former Minister of Education and currently the chairman of the GETFund Board of Trustees.

The other members include;

  1. Mr. Michael Nsowah – Chair, GES Council
  2. Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa – Director-General, GES

  3. Mr. Anthony Boateng – Deputy Director-General (M & S), GES

  4. Dr. Kwabena Tandoh – Deputy Director-General (Q & A), GES

  5. Mrs. Kate Appiah-Pinkrah – Director, Pre-Tertiary, MoE

  6. Mr. Madeez Adamu Issah – Rep, UNICEF

  7. Mr. I. K Mensah – Rep, Private Schools

  8. Nana Kwasi Amoako – P.T.A Chair, Accra Girls SHS

  9. Mrs. Patty Assan – Director, Schools and Instructions

The committee is expected to report to the Minister on Monday 21st September 2020 with its recommendations.

Read the letter:

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C. A. Asante is a teacher (Village Teacher) by profession who has reported on a number of elections in Ghana for Central Press Newspaper. He is known among his peers as a researcher and regular contributor in Education, Politics, etc. Follow : Instagram- @ chris_asante1...Facebook: CA Asante

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