GNAT Meets GES today

The Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT) will be meeting the Ghana EducationService GES today to discuss the future of Ghanaian children going to school.

President Akufo Addo is also expected to meet Cabinet today, Wednesday, 30thDecember, 2020 for the same reason after which a decision would be taken on whether to allow the children to go to school.

The President of GNAT Philippa Larsen who revealed the meeting to the media.

According to her, Today’s meeting backed by data from the Ghana Health Service will inform the President on the decision to take.

She said everyone is concerned about the safety and protection and so today’s meeting will decide as to whether schools should reopen in phases saying she wish schools will be open in phases because of the cases that are going up.

According to her, the safety of the Ghanaian teacher is paramount.

She said If school will be open in phases then the number of children must be looked at per each class and so we expect cabinet to consider all these.

Meanwhile, a Lead Researcher at the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research, KCCR, Dr Augustine Sylverken seems to back this suggestion as she calls for gradual reopening of schools.

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