Dominic Adoboli, GNA
Anloga, June 16, GNA – The Authorities of
next cycle educational facilities have been requested not to delight on their own in their schools’
total significant percentage WASSCE passes as that could be deceitful and
They are also advised to glance beyond the
seemingly very good success and evaluate the strength of the person candidate’s
passes and the quantity of them that have been admissible into the universities to
enable them to strategise.
Professor Kofi Quashigah, Dean, College
of Ghana Regulation College, generating the connect with, explained the 90 and 100 over-all large
percentage WASSCE passes faculties touted about, had been superb on the area,
but discouraging when analysed in relation to candidate by prospect passes and
their admissibility into tertiary universities.
He was supplying the keynote deal with at the 82nd
Speech and Prize Supplying Working day of Zion Higher education (ZICO), Volta Region’s oldest
next cycle faculty at Anloga, in the Anloga District, where by deserving teachers
and students been given awards.
Prof. Quarshigah, bemoaning declining
academic requirements nationwide, mentioned it was a make a difference of concern, if a students’
schooling truncated at the SHS stage, for the reason that they were not groomed there for
existence, for which 1 necessary to go further more academically, be experienced and armed with
expertise for lifestyle.
“The SHS amount does not give a
confirmed brilliant future for the reason that the procedure as it is now does not give
employable abilities at the SHS, which is also not sufficient to even help 1 to
self-utilize”, the Law Dean mentioned.
Prof. Quashigah, analysing every single student’s
matter by subject matter outlook in ZICO’s 2018 WASSCE consequence in relation to present
University admissions, having the College of Ghana, which ordinarily set its
admission aggregates’ slash-off factors at in between 14 to 17 for the standard programmes
of the Humanities, as an example, mentioned, “only a sprinkling of the
pupils were certified for admission into any tertiary establishment”.
He noted that none of the learners all over again
skilled for admissions into the Law and Healthcare Colleges at University of
Ghana, Legon or Kwame Nkrumah College in Kumasi, both equally of which experienced their
aggregates’ reduce-off factors for those programs normally at 6 in 6 subjects,
a few Main, a few Elective, for instance.
On the Anniversary concept: “Supporting
the achievement of the No cost Senior Large College in Zion College – The position of
stakeholders”, he lauded the Totally free SHS plan, but famous except
stakeholders, together with Govt, managements, lecturers, communities,
parents, alumni and college students passionately played their element, it could not
The Legislation Dean, who is also ZICO Alumna,
proposed the formation of what he termed a “Visitation Panel” to be
mandated “to examine the condition of affairs in the institute,
identifying problems inhibiting ideal success, analyze respective stakeholder
roles and propose answers and way forward”.
Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of
Training, in a speech read on his behalf, stated Govt was aware high-quality
remained the cornerstone for the results of the No cost SHS plan, which manufactured
enrolments, jumped 30.7 per cent in 2017 and 2018.
He reported the Secondary Education Improvement
Job (SEIP) for infrastructure
expansion and the pre-tertiary curriculum reforms for example have been geared for
capable and appealed to stakeholders – managements, lecturers, mother and father,
communities, alumni and pupils to increase up to the activity.
Dr Prempeh, shelling out tribute to the late
Reverend Dr. Ferdinand Kwasi Fiawoo, founder of the school below the AME Zion
Mission, counseled stakeholders for the successes so considerably, and advised students
not to toy with the investment currently being produced in them, and the teachers, he encouraged
to stay job styles.
Mr. Innocent K. August, ZICO Headmaster, set
the current college student inhabitants at 1,702, and claimed the institute presented 475
candidates for the 2018 WASSCE and received 98.9 percentage go in all 8
topics, but famous quite a few could not qualify for college admissions.
He appealed to stakeholders to assist no cost up
school lands from encroachment by litigant townsfolk to enable growth venture
is effective, construct a fence wall, and also urged Governing administration to full the stalled
GET-Fund boys’ dormitory block venture.
Learn Peter Atsu Afenya, the outgoing
University Prefect, appealed for disinfection of dormitories of bed bugs, protected
the boys’ dormitories with locks and provides more classroom household furniture for the