The Minister of Education, Ghana, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has ordered schools in the country to revert to the trimester system for the current academic calender.
A statement issued by the Education Ministry signed by its press secretary, Felix A. Baidoo made this known.
The statement recalled that the Ministerial Committee on School Calender issued a calender for the current academic year indicating that Kindergarten to Junior High School was to be based on the Semester system.
It said “following the directives to commence system, the Ministry has received representation from a section of the public and key educational stakeholders to re-instate the trimester system.”
It added that “after further consultation on the issue, the Honourable Minister for Education has directed that the calender for Kindergarten to Junior High School for the current academic year should revert to the trimester system.”
Below is the statement: