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Follow directive on re-opening of schools or risk being shut down - NaSIA to Private Schools

By Mutala Yakubu
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The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA), formerly the National Inspectorate Board (NIB) has sounded a note of caution to some Private Pre-Tertiary Education Institutions (PTEIs) who are breaching the President's directive concerning re-opening of schools.

NaSIA in a release said after going round and monitoring activities they have been informed that some private schools have begun in-person classes for learners in Lower Primary to Senior High Schools.

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This, NaSIA says is a clear breach of President Akufo-Addo's directive on re-opening of schools.

The President announced in August that only JHS 2 and SHS 2 students would be returned to school, he also said the remainder of the academic year for nursery, Kindergarten, primary, JHS 1 and SHS1 had been postponed until 2021.

NaSIA has however warned private schools acting in contradiction to the President's directive to stop or risk been shut down indefinitely.

Below is the statement