Whose children ought to stay at dwelling within the occasion that we drop double-track? – Bawumia asks pundits

VP Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has mentioned authorities is giving greater than 1000 framework extends the nation over to make senior secondary faculty coaching more and more open.

He mentioned this vital curiosity in instruction is tied down on the agency conviction of the Akufo-Addo group that the way in which to monetary change is human capital, not common property.


The Vice President shed all of the extra mild on authorities’s mind-set on instruction when he tended to members on the two-day Authorities Townhall and Outcomes Truthful occurring on the Nice Corridor of the College of Science and Know-how, Kumasi, on Tuesday.

“The experimental proof is exceptionally convincing that the way in which to financial change is human capital, not regular property. That is the explanation President Akufo-Addo has put an accentuation on guaranteeing that every Ghanaian child, paying little heed to the cash associated situations of their mum or dad will method Free Senior Excessive College (Free SHS) coaching.

“This was a assure we made previous the political race in 2016 and one which we have now happy. It’s the most important social mediation introduced in Ghana since autonomy. We’re contributing and fabricating restrict with respect to the destiny of this nation.


“We had a major test, be that as it may. We didn’t have adequate foundation in many schools to suit the expanded numbers (The free SHS has brought about a 69% expansion in enlistment). Today, 1.2 million youngsters are profiting by free SHS. The inquiry we confronted was “Whose Youngster Ought to be left at dwelling?”

“Due to this take a look at, we introduced the ‘twofold monitor’ framework as a short reply for the problem whereas we develop new faculty basis. The instinct right here is far the identical as how locations of worship have first, second and even third administrations to handle huge numbers.

“There are individuals who state that we ought to have wrapped up the schools before presenting free SHS however I would state that it is smarter to teach a kid much under a tree than to make them sit at home. With that equivalent rationale, we would have needed to wrap up all the emergency clinics we need before presenting the NHIS!”

Free shs logo Akufo-Addo

VP Bawumia safeguarded the presentation of the twofold monitor framework, demanding that “with out the twofold monitor framework, an enormous variety of understudies wouldn’t have the choice to get to free SHS. The people who’re censuring the twofold monitor framework haven’t had the choice to supply another choice. Abrogating the twofold monitor framework implies canceling free SHS as we most likely am conscious it. Whose teen ought to stay at dwelling?

“That is the explanation authorities is placing assets into the event of latest framework at senior secondary colleges the nation over and some colleges are not without delay monitor. The twofold monitor framework will, on this method, be over in solely a few years for all colleges when the inspiration is completed.

“Curiously the Government of Kenya, confronting comparative difficulties, has solicited our Ministry from training to help them to present the twofold track framework in Kenya.”


VP Bawumia inspired the voters to offer the Akufo-Addo group 4 further years to assist out Ghana, saying “We’d like an administration that’s centered on the free SHS framework. An administration that’s set as much as submit the property to again it.

“Would we be able to endow the Free SHS approach to somebody who didn’t put stock in it in any case? To somebody who said it was a trick? To somebody who said on the off chance that he had ¢2 billion he would not spend it on Free SHS? To somebody who says he would abrogate twofold track yet has no choice to offer?”