The Ghana Instruction Service (GES) is reviewing its plan on the use of digital gizmos in colleges, Deputy Education and learning Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has said.
At this time, GES policies bar college students from making use of cellular phones in schools.
But talking on ‘Beyond The Lockdown’ on JoyNews Sunday, Dr. Adutwum claimed the GES is reviewing its insurance policies.
Policies beneath thing to consider, he explained, involve “bring your own device” which are laptops, smart telephones and other products.
“I believe we have to confront the actuality that the entire world has shifted and certain equipment have grow to be aspect of discovering so GES is absolutely conscious of that and they are searching at their policies,” the deputy Minister stated.
He, however, said a final decision has not been taken on the situation.
“You have to hold out to see the coverage that will appear,” he said.
The use of cell phones and other tech products have turn out to be topical, pursuing closure of colleges and other constraints put in area to contain the Covid-19.
Educational institutions are now relying on on-line platforms to get tutoring from their instructors, justifying the gadget use by students.
Dr. Adutwum claims the regulators are minded of these and will make an educated conclusion on the issue.