Africa Education Watch Urges Government To Provide Safety Kits Ahead Of Reopening

Education think tank, Africa Education Watch has urged the government to put in place strict measures to ensure that students observe Covid19 prevention protocols by providing safety safety kits ahead of reopening of school next year.

Speaking to the media,  the Executive Director of Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare, says the Covid19 protocols must be adhered to when school reopens.

He said schools have been closed since March 15, 2020, as part of the government's measures to Curtail the spread of the Covid19.

He added that, educational institutions were subsequently reopened partially for final year students to complete their academic work and also sit for their exit exams and for continuing students to complete their academic terms.

According to the Minister of Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, has disclosed that President Akufo-Addo is receiving briefings from the Covid19 Technical Taskforce on limited school reopening and will make a firm decision on whether schools should reopen in January by December 30, 2020.

He said the decision  will be reached after the cabinet meeting.

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