The Ministry of Education is set to reduce the number of Senior High Schools in Ghana from 13,000 to 2500 after re-engineering the country’s educational system to promote Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).
The new system will be called the Junior-Senior High School.
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum explained that “We have awarded the contract for about 15 schools that are going to be what we call lower secondary.
“That facilities we are providing is just like any high school facility and every one of these schools has library, biology, chemistry and physics lab. Beautiful school buildings and they are coming to a community near you very soon.
“In 2023 when we open those schools you are going to see how we are going to provide six years quality secondary education and not three years plus some three years old middle school-led education that we call high school,” he told journalists in Accra on Tuesday, December 14.