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Key facts to note:  NaCCA Stakeholders” Meeting on the CCP Curriculum for JHS 1 to SHS 1

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Key facts to note:  NaCCA Stakeholders

EGS PUBLIC EDUCATION

 

Key facts to note:  NaCCA Stakeholders” Meeting on the CCP Curriculum for JHS 1 to SHS 1

Date: 28/02/2020

Venue: GNAT Hall, Adabraka, Accra

 

KEY FACTS

The Common Core Programme (CCP) is a 4-yr programme comprising 9 subjects’ areas:

*Math’s

*Languages (English, Arabic, French, Ghanaian language)

*Science (comprising both Natural and Applied Sciences)

*RME

*Physical and Health Education

*Career Technology

*Social Studies

*Computing

*Creative Arts and Design

 

The CCP is a standards-based curriculum that seeks to develop 6 key competencies, eg critical thinking and problem solving, in learners

 

The CCP I scheduled to take off in September, 2020.

 

Teachers would be trained for the CCP implementation.

 

This time, both teachers and learners resource packs would be provided.

 

NSAT (National standard assessment test) will be conducted in JHS 2 to generate data for improvement at all levels of management and implementation. (NB: NSAT is a national assessment tool, NOT an examination).

 

Placement exams into SHS will be conducted at the end of JHS 3; however, the mode and format is likely to change to reflect the CCP demands.

 

Before SHS 2, students would be required to take a Common Core Exams to guide them in choosing a combination of courses for High School Diploma Programmes (HSDP) or Career-related programmes (CRP) in SHS.

 

That is, From SHS 2 -3, students decide either to pursue career-related programme or an academic related one, or both.

 

Project works, community services and engagements will be integrated as part of a comprehensive learner assessment that emphasizes DOING.

 

Jerry Akporhor

  1. Secretary

Educate Ghana Summit