NaCCA has began reviewing the curriculum for Junior High School to Senior High School one (SHS 1).
The Executive Secretary of NaCCA, Dr Prince Hamid Armah opened the curriculum review and writing workshop at the Blue Royal Hotel at Larteh on Wednesday November 13, 2019.
In his opening remarks, he said the review will focus on the common core programme, emphasizing essential skills such as problem solving and critical thinking; communication and collaboration; creativity and innovation, digital literacy, among others.
The revised curriculum will be piloted in the classroom before it is finalised by February 2020.
He added that, to be able to review the curriculum effectively all the subject panels should understand the existing one and identify its gaps. This according to Dr Armah will enable them align the revised curriculum to the existing standards-based curriculum introduced in all KG to B6 schools across the country in September 2019.
At the end of the 5-day workshop the various subject panels will develop the first draft of the common core curriculum which will comprise learning context, programme description, strands, sub-strands, scope and sequence and content standards for each grade-level and common core subject.