Final Year University Students to spend 10 weeks in school for Lectures and Exams – Minister for Education

Minister for Education has on Tuesday, June 2, 2020, announced the outline for the reopening of schools for final years at all levels.

This comes on the back when President Akufo-Addo on Sunday, May 31, 2020 announced measures taken by government to ease restrictions.

In his 10th Address to the nation on measures taken by government to ease restrictions, President Akufo-Addo said all other levels of education will remain closed to students.

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Final year university students will resume classes on June 15 whiles Form 3 Senior High School students as well as Form 2 SHS students on Gold Track will reopen on June 22, 2020. A week later, form 3 Junior High School students will also return to school to prepare for their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).

The Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh briefing the press on the government directives on the reopening of schools for University final years, has indicated that final years will spend 10 weeks in total completing their final lap of academic work.

This will include six weeks of Academic work then four weeks for exams.

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Foreign students who are outside the country and are identified will be allowed to return granted their country will allow them exit, he noted.

Prior to the resumption, various educational facilities are to be fumigate and disinfect whiles each student, teacher, and non-teaching staff provided with re-usable face masks by the Ministry of Education.

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