The 2019/2020 academic calendar for Nursery, Primary, JHS 1, and SHS 1 has been postponed to 2021.
The next academic calender will resume January 2021, according to President Akufo-Addo.
This follows relevant consultations by the Ghana Education Service, according to the President.
“The Ghana Education Service, after further consultations, has decided to postpone the remainder of the academic year for all nursery, kindergarten, primary, JHS 1 and SHS 1 students. The next academic year will resume in January 2021, with appropriate adjustments made to the curriculum to ensure that nothing is lost from the previous year. The relevant dispositions will also be made so that the presence, at the same time, in school of all streams of students, can occur in safety.”
He made this revelation in his 16th address to the nation on measures taken by his government to metigate the spread of covid-19 in the country.