General News of Monday, 11 February 2019Source: 3news.comEducation Ministry denies reports of plan to issue diplomas to JHS graduatesDr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Education MinisterThe Ministry of Education has denied that junior high school graduates in the country will be issued with diploma certificates. Sector Minister Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh was quoted to have announced plans to upgrade junior and senior high school certificates into national diploma to enable graduates gain employment. “The curriculum that will appear for the Junior High School will lead to a National Higher Diploma, [and] when you finish Senior High School, you get a National Diploma. If someone can go with the Middle School leaving certificate into the army, why can’t someone go now with Senior High School diploma into work? It said he again sought to ignite a conversation on whether all senior high school students should write a university entrance exam such as the West Africa Senior Secondary School Examination given the diversity of learners in our senior high school system.
Source: GhanaWeb February 11, 2019 14:26 UTC