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Universities’ll begin entrance exams because of poor academics of Free SHS students – Dr. Apaak

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Universities’ll begin entrance exams because of poor academics of Free SHS students – Dr. Apaak

Dr. Lenient Abass Apaak, the Member of Parliament for the Builsa South Constituency and Deputy Ranking Member on the Education Select Committee has communicated grave worry about the nature of students created under the NPP government’s leader instructive program; Free Senior High School (Free SHS).

As per Dr. Apaak, while the students moving on from the Senior High Schools might have great grades on paper, they have no legitimate substance.

This implies that when they further their schooling to the tertiary level, there is an additional a weight on lecturers.

To this end, tertiary organizations could before long be compelled to carry out a strategy that would propel university participants to sit for a typical entrance test. This would decide if, they would be permitted to learn at a specific university.

The administrator said this when he talked on A1 Radio’s Day Break Upper Show, Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

“… toward the finish of their review, we furnish them with past test questions and inspectors’ reports. They go and afterward they get along nicely and go to the colleges and can’t compose papers. The university lecturers are starting to whine that the students who are coming to the colleges, they are accompanying passing marks but they can’t satisfy the guideline. A considerable lot of them are attempting to compose eassy questions.”

The nature of students that are coming in, on paper they are great, however when they get to the colleges, it turns into a test for the university lecturers. It turns into a wellspring of dissatisfaction for the students.”

“It is not their fault, the system as we have it, is what is failing our students,” he said.

Prior, taking to his authority Twitter handle, Dr. Apaak claimed that first-year senior secondary school students might be compelled to compose assessments that wouldn’t contain the standard article or appreciation inquiries because of the absence of writing material.

“1st year SHS students will write their 1st-semester exams from 13th of June. Subject teachers have been told to set page/multiple-choice questions, no comprehension/essay questions due to lack of funds for stationery. It’s getting worse by the day, but will they admit the truth?” he wrote.

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