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SHS needs 6 years to raise critical thinkers – Dr. Adutwum


The Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has stated that senior high schools in Ghana need to be six years so that children can be properly groomed before they enter colleges or universities.

Speaking at the inauguration of the 14- member ministerial advisory board to advise the minister on policy formation to transform the country’s education system, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum stated that secondary school Education will need six years.

According to him, the country’s secondary education will need six years. This in his view will help the country to develop critical thinkers that will solve the country’s problem.

The Minister added that Government has already shown the leadership to transform the country’s educational system by building science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics schools.

According to him, politicians have always determined the year’s candidates in senior high school spend before they enter into Colleges or universities base on what they deem fit for the country’s educational system.

Hence the need for secondary school to be six years to properly raise children before they enter postsecondary.

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