Government is considering plans to in future cancel Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) that enable pupils in the basic schools gain admission into Senior High Schools (SHS), Deputy Information Minister Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has disclosed.
Speaking on Abusua NKomo hosted by Kwame Adinkra during his tour in the Ashanti Region, the Ofoase Ayirebi member of Parliament said government intends to make the basic education system automatic for JHS students.
He indicated that government’s motive behind the decision is to get every Ghanaian school going child enrolled in Senior High School education.
The decision when implemented will see no Ghanaian child denied access to the free SHS education promised by the NPP government.
According to him, the plan will see all JHS students being assessed by their performance in class which will see the brilliant ones promoted to SHS and those with poor performance being repeated till they put up good performance.
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