309 SHS Heads Hot As NAPO Summons Them Over Poor WASSCE Performance

Management of the Ghana Education Service(GES) has summoned some 309 Headteachers of both public and private Senior High Schools over poor performance.The Headteachers from five regions, that is, Brong Ahafo, Northern, Ashanti, Uper East and Upper West regions are scheduled to meet the Minister for Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh in Kumasi on March 29 2019.Portions of the letter as sighted by Ghanaxtra.com read: “The Honourable Minister of Education and Management of the Ghana Education Service is very much concerned about the poor performance of the Senior High Schools in the country.”It continues that: ” In this regard the Honourable Minister and Management of the Ghana Education Service will meet all challenged Senior High School Heads in above-mentioned regions.”(Sic)Some of the notable schools whose Heads have been summoned to this crucial meeting include the Sunyani Senior High School(Bono region), Techiman Senior High School(Bono East region), Serwaa Kesse Girls’ Senior High School(Ahafo region), Kumasi Girls Senior High School(Ashanti region), St Monica’s Senior High School (Ashanti region), Osei Kyeretwie Senior High School(Ashanti region) and Otumfuo Osei Tutu II College(Ashanti region).The rest are Tamale Int. Senior High School(Northern region), St Anne’s Girls Senior High School(Northern region), St Francis Girl’s Senior High School(Upper West region) and Navrongo Senior High School(Upper West region).Dr Matthhew Opoko Prempeh since coming into office has warned that Heads of Senior High Schools whose schools perform poorly in WASSCE will be demoted.The warning by the Minister is in line with a new system of Education where Managers will be required to sign performance contracts as a tool to address the fallen standards of education.Call our Editor on 0209391902 or click here and inform us via Whatsapp. You could equally email your stories or articles to info@ghanaxtra.com and we’ll surely put them onlineLog in to leave a comment

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