The Agency responsible for the implementation of approved national pre-tertiary educational policies has advised SHS 1 students reporting to school on March 18, to take their studies serious and avoid all forms of social vices.
The piece of advice comes after the Ghana Education Service in a statement copied to Educationweb.com.gh announced for candidates who sat for the 2020 edition of BECE to report to school from Thursday, March 18, 2021.
According to the Service, intensive teaching and learning (academic activities) will commence for the SHS 1 students on Monday March 22, 2021.
It also has said more than 100 Category “A” and “B” Senior High Schools (SHSs) will run the double-track system to increase enrollment and to ensure the observance of social distancing to curb the novel deadly virus.
Green track students for the first semester of the 2020/2021 academic year will report to school from March 18, until June 2021 whilst Gold track students also report to school from March 18 until May 2021.
Green track students for the second semester of the 2020/2021 academic year will return to school on September 1, 2021, and vacate on December 18, 2021, and Gold track students from June 30, 2021, to December 18, 2021.
Single track SHS for the first semester will report to school from Thursday, March 18, 2021, and break for academic activities on June 30, 201
They will return to school on September 1, 2021, for the second semester and vacate on December 18, 2021, with double-track schools.
GES as part of efforts to slow and curb the spread of the locally transmitted coronavirus has urged all SHS 1 students to strictly adhere to the COVID-19 safety protocols outlined by the Management of the Ghana Health Service.