NaCCA DG to give a presentation on ‘new’ SHS Curriculum at UEW

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The Univesity of Education, Winneba (UEW) has invited the Director-General for the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), Professor Edward Appiah, to give a presentation on the new Senior High School Curriculum.

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The management of the Winneba-based university in a blog post sighted by Thisterm.com said the NaCCA official as part of the presentation will enlighten Academic Staff on the implementation of the new Senior High School Curriculum.

“The management of the University of Education, Winneba is delighted to announce an upcoming presentation by Professor Edward Appiah, the Director General for the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment” UEW said.

The presentation on the newly developed second cycle school (SHS) curriculum according to the Univesity of Education, Winneba will take place on May 7, 2024, at Jophus Anamuah-Mensah Conference Centre at 10:00 AM.

“The purpose of this collaborative effort is to empower our esteemed lecturers to identify and address any potential gaps within the teaching curriculum.

By doing so, we aim to strengthen our educational framework, ensuring a more robust learning experience for both our students and faculty members alike

The attendance and active participation of our academic staff in this event are highly encouraged, as it promises to be insightful and beneficial to our academic community.

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We kindly request all academic staff members to mark their calendars and make arrangements to attend this important session,” the management of the Winneba Education University stated in the blog post on its official website.

In a related development, the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) is set to pilot the new SHS curriculum in two Senior High Schools namely Okuapeman Senior High School and Mampong Senior Technical School.

An official of the Curriculum Council says his outfit after the Second cycle school curriculum pilot would take feedback from the Senior High Schools (SHS) and incorporate concerns before the curriculum is rolled out nationally.

In a discussion with the Ghana News Agency (GNA), Mr Reginald Quartey, Head of the Curriculum Directorate at NaCCA said the new Senior High School Curriculum will focus on social, emotional and behavioural issues and values.

He indicated that the Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) had consulted various stakeholders including persons with disabilities to make the new curriculum inclusive and cater for the needs of learners with disability.

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