Revolutionizing Education: Launching the Year One Curriculum Trial with Selected Schools


The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has completed the process of drafting a new Curriculum for Senior High School (SHS), Senior High Technical School (SHTS) and Science. Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Following discussions and direction from the Honorable Minister for Education it has been agreed that, to ensure that the new curriculum is fit for purpose ahead of national roll-out in the 2024/25 academic year, GES and NaCCA should conduct a follow-up of the November 2022 curriculum trial in selected schools across the country.

GES and NaCCA have therefore been requested to work with twenty-eight (28) selected schools from thirteen (13) regions across the country from September.

2023 to August, 2024 on this trial. The aim of this trial is to test specific aspects of the curriculum to ensure the: • Appropriateness (relevance, depth and breadth) of Year One curriculum content and supporting materials including Subject-Specific Teacher Manuals and Professional Leaming Community (PLC) Handbooks. Effectiveness and appropriateness of subject combinations, including the impact on leamers' workload and the way in which these combinations and options are communicated to learners, including identification of the gifted and talented and those leamers who require remedial pathways.

⚫ Formative and summative assessment arrangements including introduction of school-level transcripts quality assured by NaCCA. The availability of sufficient digital devices, digital technology integration.

internet connectivity and infrastructure to enable learners to access Teachers' preparedness and mastery of the integration of cumiculum supporting curriculum materials.content, pedagogy and assessment and readiness to use the Year One Subject-Specific Teacher Manuals.

1• Supportive monitoring and supervision from school leadership, district,region and relevant national agencies, including the effective operation of school-based quality assurance systems.

⚫ The overall extent to which the new SHS, SHTS and STEM cumiculum is being implemented as planned lodherence) including leamer engagement, quality of delivery and incorporation of Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI). Social and Emotional Learning (SEL) and 21s Century Skills.

To do this, all twenty-eight (28) Senior High/Senior High Technical and STEM

schools are being invited to a 3-day kick-off meeting. The details are as follows:

Arrival:Tuesday, 7th September, 2023 :8th to 10th September 2023

Meeting Dates Departure:Monday, 11th September, 2023

Venue : Eastern Premier Hotel, Koforidua

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Time : 9:00am daily By this letter, Regional Directors of Education are kindly requested to notify all selected schools and ensure the participants from the attached list attend.

Please note that all STEM Schools are staying an extra day and spending 4 days in all. This means that, their check out will be Tuesday 12th September.

Below are the selected schools;

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