GES’ directive to Achimota School to admit Rastafarians is in the right direction

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Kofi Asare, Executive Director of Africa Education Watch and Dreadlocks student
Kofi Asare, Executive Director of Africa Education Watch and Dreadlocks student

The Executive Director of Education Think-Tank, Africa Education Watch Mr. Kofi Asare says, the Ghana Education Service’s (GES’) directive to the Achimota School to admit a dreadlocks or Rastafarian students is a step in the right direction.

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According to Kofi Asare, GES’ directive is consistent with the 1992 constitution of the Republic of Ghana and the country’s achieving to international conventions and our own educational plan that seeks to ensure by 2020, every child of school-going age in Ghana completes the full cycle of school in respect of ethnicity, race, gender, religion etc.

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“It’s a victory for our constitution, it’s a victory for our rule of law and a victory for education for all and a pat on all of us to ensure that our education is inclusive and non-discriminatory.” He said.

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SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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