The Countrywide Council of Guardian-Teacher Associations have known as on government to postpone talks on the reopening of educational facilities.
In accordance to them, it is also early for federal government to be pondering about reopening faculties at a time exactly where the recorded circumstances of Covid-19 are soaring steadily.
The problems follow a letter from GES suggesting that the body has launched a stakeholder session to present President Akufo-Addo with actions to be taken forward of a attainable reopening of all standard and senior higher colleges.
President Akufo-Addo through his to start with nationwide deal with in March 2019 shut down all faculties across the region and imposed a ban on social collecting to stop the spread of the coronavirus.
The directive, was again extended to the finish of May possibly, awaiting review with stakeholders.
In watch of this, GES in a letter dated Might 13, 2020, and signed by Director-Normal, Kwasi Opoku–Amankwa urged all stakeholders such as management of teacher bodies to contribute their suggestions on how the colleges can guarantee there is security and highest security if pupils are allowed to occur back to college.
Even so, condemning this letter, the NCPTA explained there is no scientific knowledge from the Ghana Well being Company indicating it is protected for educational institutions to reopen, consequently “we anxiety that this extraordinaire of govt as rationale for the reopening could relatively endanger the irredeemable lives of our little ones, teachers and other staff in our educational facilities.”
They added that it would also be in the vicinity of difficult to retain social distancing and other security protocols in the densely congested lecture rooms and faculties because of to lack of infrastructure, operating water and insanitary conditions.
The NCPTA is hence calling on governing administration to postpone talks about the reopening of universities to both August or September the place they are hopeful there may well be a nosedive in conditions of an infection.
Nevertheless, should really the West African Evaluation Council (WAEC) choose to conduct the WASSCE, NCPTA says an exception can be created for remaining yr pupils to enable them adequately put together for the examinations.