First Phase of Curriculum Training Schedule for Three Weeks,begins August 13 – NaCCA,GES

First Phase of Curriculum Training Schedule for Three Weeks,begins August 13 – NaCCA,GES: The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has refuted claims that the first phase of training on the new curriculum for basic schools has been rescheduled to take effect for only a week.

First Phase of Curriculum Training Schedule for Three Weeks,begins August 13 – NaCCA,GES

First Phase of Curriculum Training Schedule for Three Weeks,begins August 13 – NaCCA,GES

The Acting Executive Secretary of NaCCA said the earlier date for commencement and duration for the training still holds.

Speaking with Websaet.com, Dr. Prince Hamid Armah said the training shall take place within three weeks starting from August 13,2019.

He further indicated,the training can be done from one week to the expected three weeks depending on the number of clusters and facilitators available.

” No! Its within three weeks …. but can be done from a week to weeks depending on the number of clusters and facilitators” He said.

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GES debunks Rumours

The Ghana Education Service also debunked rumours making rounds that the curriculum training has been rescheduled for only one week.

In response to the rumours, the head of public relations unit of the GES,Cassandra Twum Ampofo indicated to EducationGhana’s Ellis Ferdinand that the training shall be conducted within three weeks as earlier indicated.

The Rumours

There has been widespread information circulating on social media which suggests that the first phase of the training on the new curriculum which has been scheduled for three weeks has been rescheduled for one week.

First Phase of Curriculum Training Schedule for Three Weeks,begins August 13 – NaCCA,GES

But the NaCCA Boss said that information is not valid but might be based on a specific district which might be based on its existing number of clusters and facilitators.

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The Curriculum Training

About 152,000 Teachers at the public basic schools across the country shall begin a compulsory workshop on the implementation of the New Curriculum for Basic Schools.

The New Curriculum is expected to  be implemented  in September 2019 to begin the 2019/20 Academic year.

The workshop is meant specifically for Kindergarten and Primary Teachers only.

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