SHS science students will stop studying core mathematics, integrated science from academic year 2024/2025

Science students at the Senior High School are no longer required to study core mathematics and elective subjects as separate examination subjects.

This curriculum change will take effect from the 2024/2025 academic year.

Integrated Science and Core Mathematics are now changed to General Science and Modern Mathematics. Source: Getty Images
Source: Getty Images

According to the Director General of the National Council and Curriculum and Assessment, Professor Edward Appiah, who spoke to Graphic OnlineScience students must now take additional mathematics.

He also said that science students would no longer study Integrated Science as they were already studying Pure Science subjects.

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Integrated Science and Core Mathematics will now be changed to General Science and Modern Mathematics and will be taken by non-science students.

The guideline came about with the introduction of the standards-based and common core curricula.

The Ministry of Education has revised the curricula for kindergartens in the country.

The new curricula, known as the standards-based and common core, seek to shift students from rote learning to acquiring critical learning skills.

In other recent significant changes, the Ghana Education Service has revised the Code of Conduct for Secondary School Students.

The new code of conduct has been sent to all education directors at local government level.

The Ghana Education Service the new code of conduct has been posted online for public access.

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