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FREE SHS DO NOT COVER ELECTIVE TEXTBOOKS - PIAC TECHNICAL MANAGER
18th February 2020

The Technical Manager at Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC), Mr. Mark Agyemang says elective textbooks are not covered under the free SHS policy. However, he said this has not been clearly communicated to parents by government,...

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ENSURE QUALITY OF FOOD SUPPLIES-PIAC ADVISES SCHOOL AUTHORITIES
14th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called on school authorities to be vigilant and monitor the quality of supplies brought to the schools under the free senior high school (SHS) programme. That, the committee believes,...

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FSHS ADMISSIONS: PIAC RECOMMENDS RESTORATION OF CUT-OFF GRADING SYSTEM
14th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has called for the reinstatement of the grading system hitherto used for admission of students into the senior high schools (SHS). PIAC said: “The cut-off grades for admitting students...

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PIAC WARNS AGAINST CORRUPTION IN FREE SHS
13th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) has warned against corruption in implementing the Free SHS policy due to a lack of records on value of goods supplied to recipient schools. In a report on Free SHS by the CSO, it came to...

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LIFT BAN ON PTA DUES TO IMPROVE INFRASTRUCTURE IN SHS – PIAC TO GES
13th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) wants the Ghana Education Service (GES) to lift the ban on the collection of Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) dues. This, according to PIAC, will ameliorate infrastructural development in...

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FREE SHS: PIAC DROP FINDINGS; SAYS CHALLENGES REMAINS
12th February 2020

The Public Interest and Accountability Committee is pleased to share with the public, findings and observations from the report of a monitoring exercise undertaken in 2018 and 2019 on the implementation of the Free Senior High School...

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