Education In Ghana Reintroduce ‘O’ and ‘A’ level educational system – Charismatic Bishops

The conference argues that the ‘O’ and ‘A’ level education are better than the Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) system Ghana currently has.

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The Charismatic Bishops’ Conference has called on the government to return to the ‘O’ and ‘A’ level educational system in order to restore the integrity of formal education in Ghana.

The conference argues that the ‘O’ and ‘A’ level education are better than the Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) system Ghana currently has. 

In a communiqué issued on Monday, March 13, 2017, it said “we call the JHS and SHS an inferior form of education because international universities require our SHS graduates to do a foundational course for a whole year before admitting them to the university proper. Years ago, graduates from secondary schools in Ghana did not have to do such foundational courses because they already had a good foundation.”

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“We call the JHS and SHS an inferior form of education because we have reason to doubt the current ability of the WAEC to conduct credible examinations. It is common knowledge that the examinations are flawed with serious leakages, such that many students today do not know how to study unless they have seen leaked papers.”

‘Security in Ghana’

The Charismatic Bishops’ Conference also suggested that the army is used together with the Ghana Police Service to ensure the safety of the citizens in the country.

“There is no region of Ghana that is safe from armed robbery.  Students in universities cannot walk freely on campuses. Student hostels are routinely attacked on campuses. What is the use of an army if people do not feel safe in their own country? Why are we maintaining such an institution with tax payers money if it is not benefiting the nation? Let us be practical! It is not just the duty of the police. It is the duty of all Ghanaians including the Army, the Air Force and the Navy to ensure that Ghana is a safe place again.”

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“As other nations become unstable, all sorts of people will migrate to Ghana to find stability so we can never tell who is coming next. Be real! Be practical! If the government really cares about Ghana, it should deploy the Forces to make Ghana a safe place again,” the communique said.

The Charismatic Bishops’ Conference, which was founded by Bishop Dag Heward-Mills, and comprises seasoned Ghanaian clergy.

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