The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) formally National Inspectorate Board (NIB) says the school licensing fee in the country is not negotiable but can however be paid through installments if need be.
Dr. Haggar Hilda Ampadu, the Executive Director and Inspector-General of Schools of the National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) announced this speaking at a stakeholder engagement in Accra on Tuesday.
She speaking at the meeting said all Pretertiary school proprietors have up to December 31, 2021, to license their schools as the Education Act, Act 1023 requires school owners to acquire a license from NaSIA to operate.
The Inspector-General of NASia said the December 31, 2021 deadline is to to allow school owners and proprietors that had been badly hit by the novel coronavirus (Coivd-19) pandemic prepare fully for the process.
“We are giving schools up to the end of 2021 to license their schools, if then, schools have not done it various sanctions will be applied to defaulters,”
Dr. Hilda said the laws would be strictly applied after the December 2021 deadline adding that various sanctions would be meted out to pre-tertiary private and public schools that do not acquire licenses by December 2021.