GES beats retreat, reverts to trimester system for basic schools

Earlier this month the Ghana Education Service (GES) indicated it has introduced a Semester-based academic calender for public Kindergaten, Primary and Junior High School.

Dr. Kwabena Tandoh who is the Deputy Director-General for Quality and Access of Ghana Education Service said the Semester-based system will help ease pressure on teachers, decongest the various schools and help align the academic calender.

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The new system was met with mix reactions. With some kicking against the new system.

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Well, the Ministry of Education has beaten a retreat and announced yesterday that they are back to a trimester academic year.

Below is the full statement from the Ministry of Education:



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