Conference of Directors of Education (CODE) has thrown it’s weight behind the Free Senior High School Policy being implemented by the Government of Ghana.
“CODE endorses the double track system which begins in September 2018”
The Directors are calling on Government to intervene and ensure that all Educational Policies including the Free SHS Policy should be backed by an act of Parliament.
“All educational policies and reforms should be backed by an act of Parliament, especially the free SHS”
CODE made this revelation in a Communiqué to Government of Ghana at the end of its Annual Conference held in Tamale on August 18,2018.
According to the Directors, they support the harmonized curriculum of the National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NaCCA) and University Colleges of Education to make education functional and relevant to the needs of the country.
CODE called on government to consider an adequate, regular and timely supply of relevant textbooks, teachers’ manuals and other teaching and learning materials for the new curriculum at the pre tertiary level.
They also Called on government to ensure there is a massive infrastructural development at the pre tertiary level, especially at the Kindergarten level.