President Akuffo Addo has stated that all final year students in the Junior High Schools (JHS) across the country are to report to their various schools on June 29,2020, to continue with their Academic work ahead of their Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE).
The President made this revelation on Sunday, May 31, 2020, during his tenth state address on the update of events concerning COVID-19 pandemic.
According to the President, JHS 3 classes will comprise a maximum of thirty (30) students.
”Prior to the opening of schools and universities, the Ministry of
Education, and the heads of public and private educational institutions, will
fumigate and disinfect their institutions.”
”Each student, teacher, and non-teaching staff will be provided with re-usable face masks by the Ministry of Education.”
”For the avoidance of doubt, all other educational facilities, private
and public, for non-final year students, will remain closed.”
”The Minister for Education, in the coming days, will outline, in detail, the specific guidelines
for the safe reopening of our schools and universities.” He said.
School Reopening Date for JHS, SHS & University Final Year Students
- Final Year University Students are to reopen / resume on Monday, June 15, 2020
- Final Year Senior High School students (SHS 3) are to reopen / resume on Monday, June 22nd, 2020.
- Senior High School students (SHS 2) gold track are to reopen Monday, June 22nd, 2020.
- Final Year Junior High School (JHS 3) students are to reopen / resume on Monday, 29th June 2020.