The National Secretariat of Ghana National Council of Private School (GNACOPS) has announced key vital information to Private Schools in Ghana ahead of the reopening of schools on Monday, 18th January, 2021.
According to the Council, Private Education Community in Ghana has been closed down for almost ten months as a result of measures taken by the government to control the spread of the COVID-19 Virus and its so galvinazing to hearing the reopen of Schools date as the President stated in his 21st nation’s address.
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The National Secretariat of GNACOPS noted that, the Ministry of Education and Ghana Health Service have also signaled the reopening of schools safe, amidst Covid-19 pandemic thereby given the managers of schools and students permission to resume academic work.
In a statement issued by E.K. Gyetuah, Private Education Stakeholders are still with the conviction that, schools should connect students with peers and mentors, channel youthful energy into productive pursuits and teach essential academic skills for the holistic acquisition and development of knowledge and understanding that underpins global competencies.
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And as part of the council’s responsibilities to ensure the sustainability of private schools, in cognizant to the Covid-19 school reopening protocols and also not forfeiting the diverse philosophies in the private educational space.
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The National Secretariat of GNACOPS in consultation with other relevant stakeholders, have put together guidelines to help safeguard and direct the management of academic and operations of private schools.