Private schools call for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to be supplied to them by the government ahead of the reopening of schools on 18th January 2020.
Providing private schools with PPEs will ensure they are resourced to safeguard and protect school children.
When schools officially reopen on January 18th, private schools will be using the proposed academic calendar released by GNACOPS.
In the 21st National Address, President Nana Addo indicated that the government would supply schools with PPEs to ensure schools and school children are protected.
Private schools have therefore called on the government not to neglect them in the supply of the PPEs.
In an interview, the General manager of Ken Hammer schools, Mr. Isaac Aligi located, disclosed that, even though the Government and the Ministry of Education have been supporting Private schools in many ways, they count on the Ministry of Education to provide more support.
He called on the government resource public and private schools in the country with PPEs and other essential educational resources to facilitate the smooth running of schools.
Mr. Aligi made the appeal during a disinfection and fumigation exercise embark by Zoom Lion Ghana.
The exercise was carried out in collaboration with the Ministry of Education in the Ahafo Region. It aimed at ensuring schools are secured for learners and educators in both public and private schools when schools re-open.
Schools have been closed for 10th months for many learners due to the COVID-19 pandemic.