The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment following the completion of the development of the pre-tertiary curriculum Common Core Programme (CCP) Curriculum has asked publishers to submit their textbooks for assessment.
Thoroughly reviewed and approved textbooks a staff of the Curriculum Council Sunday told EducationWeb.com.gh would be used by Junior High School students after Ghana Education Service implement the curriculum 2022.
According to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) official, the new pre-tertiary curriculum has been submitted to the Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) for implementation in the next academic year.
Asked if there is a criterion for the submission of the textbooks for assessment and approval, he said the textbooks to be submitted by publishers and educational material developers in the country should be based on the new curriculum
“The assessment and approval system will be an ongoing process. Publishers and educational material developers are entreated to submit their books, whenever they are completed, for assessment,” the NaCCA staff told EducationWeb.
He added that “submissions shall be for the learning areas of the Common Core Programme for Basic 7 to 9 including Computing, Arabic, English, French, Ghanaian Language, Science, Social Studies, Maths, Career Technology, R.M.E, etc.”
The Council staff noted that school textbook publishers, registered in Ghana, can download the submission guidelines from the NaCCA website nacca.gov.gh. “They are also to submit suitable textbooks directly to NaCCA,” he added.
Publishers and content developers ready to submit their textbooks for the assessment process depending on the extents of the learners’ book and facilitators guide being submitted will pay from GH¢ 675.00 to GH¢ 2,820.00
“Publishers are to make full payment of required fees at the point of submission and must ensure that they receive an official receipt for all payments made. Submission fees paid are not refundable,” the NaCCA staff said on Sunday.