The National Council of Parent-Teacher Associations (NCPTAs) has asked government to send all school children awaiting to write their final examinations home.
“In the current circumstances, the children are psychologically unstable and would therefore, not be of sound mind to write the WASSCE and BECE examinations and come out successfully,” a decision taken at a National Executive Consultative Meeting indicated.
“We, therefore, suggest that these examinations be postponed till the situation is brought under control.”, a statement by the association issued Monday, July 13 said.
The association cited among other things the inadequacy of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and the non-availability of same in some schools as some of the reasons they feels the children are not safe in school.
The association is only of the view that there are some lapses in the implementation of the measures government announced prior to the reopening of schools.
Below is a snapshot of their statement.