The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) July 10, 2023, engaged the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) to provide an update on the progress made in the review of the Secondary Education Curriculum (SEC).
In a blog post sighted by AcademicWeek, the Curriculum Council said the meeting also afforded NaCCA officials the opportunity to gather valuable inputs and suggestions from GNAT to help with finalisation and implementation efforts.
During the engagement, the teacher union (GNAT) expressed its admiration for NaCCA’s remarkable efforts in creating a curriculum that holds the potential to revolutionize secondary education in Ghana.
Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) specifically highlighted NaCCA’s unwavering dedication, innovation and meticulousness in developing the draft SHS Curriculum. By lauding NaCCA’s accomplishments,
GNAT also emphasized the importance of collaboration and cooperation among educational institutions and stakeholders in designing a curriculum that caters to the needs of students and equips them for the future.
“GNAT offered insightful contributions and feedback on effectively implementing the SHS curriculum. GNAT has been and continues to be instrumental in curriculum reform and implementation
NaCCA is looking forward to continuous collaboration with GNAT in the shared interest of developing a learner-centered curriculum. This will prepare and equip the Ghanaian learner with 21st-century skills, competencies, attitudes, and values for the uncertainties of this ever-changing world,” the Council for Curriculum and Assessment said.
NaCCA’s delegation was led by its Director-General Prof. Edward Appiah, Deputy Director-General Mathew Owusu, Prof. Jophus Anamuah Mensah (Board Chairman/Chief Advisor, T-Tel),
Others are Akwasi Addae-Boahene (Chief Technical Advisor, T-Tel), Prof. Eric Ananga (Curriculum Advisor), Reginald Quartey (Acting Director for Curriculum Development) and Rebecca Abu-Gariba (Acting Head, Corporate Affairs).
GNAT team was led by Rev. Prof. Emmanuel Addo Obeng (Special Adviser on Education), Kwame Dagbandow (Deputy General Secretary – Education and Professional Development) and Daniel Affadu (Deputy General Secretary Administration and Labour Relations).