The President of Ghana H.E Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in his Sunday, 31st May, 2020 address to the nation on measures taken against the spread of the novel Coronavirus pandemic, has directed the Minister for Education, in the coming days, to outline, in detail, the specific guidelines for the safe reopening of schools and universities.
In the latest development, the Ministry of of Education under the leadership of Hon. Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, on Monday, 1st June 2020, has scheduled a date to brief Ghanaians on detailed guidelines to reopen schools as directed by President Akufo-Addo.
According to the notice, Hon. Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Sector Minister will on Tuesday, 2nd June 2020 address the nation to outline guidelines and measures for final year students to resume schools.
Hon. Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh speaks on reopening of schools in the midst of COVID-19
The press briefing is expected to commence at the Ministry of Information Conference Hall at exactly 9:00am.
Earlier, President Akufo-Addo has announced Reopening of schools for final year university students to report to their universities on 15th June; final year senior high school (SHS 3) students, together with SHS 2 Gold Track students, on 22nd June; and final year junior high school (JHS 3) students on 29th June.
President Akufo-Addo has added that, “all final year students of educational and training institutions, which are being managed by Ministries other than the Education Ministry, are to return to school on 15th June to complete their exit examinations.” He clarified
Watch below full address of President Akufo-Addo