A staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has disclosed that GES would release the New Curriculum Textbooks books for teachers and students in the country before the start of the 2022 academic year. Since the introduction of the New Standard Based Curriculum, Ghana Education Service is yet to make available textbooks for teachers and schools.
Dr. Kwabena Bempah Tandoh, the GES Deputy Director-General for Quality and Access revealed it Asaase Break Fast show on Thursday.
New Curriculum Textbooks Release Date
Dr. Tandoh during the interview said, “I do know that at the very least before we enter the next academic year we would have the textbooks available.”
Meanwhile, Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) however said teachers can make good use of the old textbooks for teaching while the GES gets the NaCCA much-awaited standard-based curriculum textbooks.
“So maybe you have a topic that interests you in the old textbooks, you can use that to teach using the skills of the standard-based. The topics have not changed but how you teach has only changed” Prof Opoku Amankwa stated.
He furthered that, the NaCCA was going to make the books available in the shortest possible time.