Education Minister to meet the press on double tracking Tuesday

BY: Graphic.com.gh

The Ministry of Education will Tuesday appear at the Meet the Press series to explain the double-tracking system scheduled to be rolled out to augment the Free Senior High School (Free SHS).

The event scheduled to take place at the Ministry of Information would be addressed by the Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, to be aided by top officials of the ministry.

Tuesday’s event is going to be the minister’s platform to state the position of government in relation to the double-tracking system and help to demystify the system.

Under the yet to be introduced system, one track of students will alternate semesters in school with another track of students on vacation.

It is part of government’s agenda to ensure that no Junior High School graduate is left out of the Free SHS.

Although President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and other government officials have made major pronouncements on the double-tracking system, the implementing sector has yet to speak.

Since the government hinted of the new system, there have been resistance from certain quarters with claims that the system would not help students.