Senior High Schools in Eastern Region ready for Reopening
Headmasters have made education on the wearing of masks and washing of hands a key mandate.
Ahead of reopening of schools in Ghana, the government of Ghana in collaboration with Zoomlion Ghana Limited has undertaken series of measures to reduce the risk of exposure to Coronavirus (COVID 19) in schools across the country.
Most schools in the Eastern region of Ghana are almost ready following the waste management's completion of the Cleaning and disinfection of the school facilities.
Schools which includes the Nifa SHS, Adutech SHS both of Adukrom in the Okere District, Okuapemman SHS, Hark Mount Sinai SHS both of Akropong, Benkum SHS of Larteh, Methodist Day SHS of Mamfe, Presec SHS, School for The Deaf both of Mampong, all in the Akuapem North Municipal.
Aburi Girls, Aburi Technical and many others in the Akuapem South Municipality are ready to commence studies after months of closure due to the distractions caused by the novel pandemic.
Some of the headmasters acknowledged that disinfection and cleaning are all integral part of measures put in place before the reopening of schools, and careful planning which is on course for the safety of the students returning.
Some told SoireeNews that guidance is intended to aid school administrators as they consider how to protect the health, safety, and wellbeing of students, teachers, and other school staff. Education on Handwashing and wearing of face masks to avoid spreading of the virus in schools are all encouraged to be taught to help curb the virus from further spreading.
William Ofori Akwaboa, Eastern Region