Schooling Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh has assured President Akufo-Addo that the Abomoso Mannequin Senior Excessive Faculty, which is among the 9 new mannequin faculties being constructed by authorities, can be accomplished by the top of the yr.
In line with Dr Prempeh, the institution of those new senior excessive faculties contains the development of seven new Senior Excessive Faculties and the upgrading of two present faculties into mannequin faculties, making a complete of 9 (9) faculties.
The Schooling Minister made this recognized on Thursday, when President Akufo-Addo visited the location of the development of the Abomoso Mannequin Senior Excessive Faculty positioned within the Atiwa West constituency of the Japanese Area.
The seven new faculties are positioned at Kwadaso, Dabaa, Awaso, Abomosu, Akrodie, Weija and Kpasenkpe.
Seven out of the 9 faculties are proposed science targeted faculties, with the opposite two being the primary ever Artistic Arts Faculty, Kwadaso, in Kumasi, and a Senior Excessive Technical Faculty at Dabaa, named after former President John Agyekum Kufour.
Will probably be recalled that contracts for the development of those faculties had been awarded in October 2019, and the websites had been handed over to the contractors by the consultants a month later.
The Abomoso Mannequin Senior Excessive Faculty is fitted with the total complement of facilities corresponding to taking part in fields, administrative buildings, libraries, and dormitories. Moreover, the V-Block within the college has a complete of 24 school rooms, versus 12 school rooms within the E-Blocks constructed by the previous administration.
Dr Opoku Prempeh instructed the President that plans are within the pipeline for the development of 35 extra of such mannequin faculties across the nation.
Artistic Arts Faculty
The primary ever Artistic Arts Faculty in Ghana, positioned at Kwadaso, shall equip college students for the Arts, by way of highly effective studying experiences, embrace and excel within the arts and teachers, while working in direction of their visions of the longer term.
The Venture has been designed to incorporate the next 2-storey administration block; library block; auditorium / theatre (1,300 designed capability); 4-storey 16-unit artistic arts block with ancillary amenities; 4-storey 20-unit classroom block with 4 devoted laboratory rooms; 3-storey dormitory block; 2-storey dormitory block; eating corridor with kitchen; principal’s residence; 2 vice principals’ residence, 2 no. employees flats; sports activities space; upkeep shed; waste therapy/holding bay; entry roads and paved walkways; and gate home.
Senior Excessive & Technical Faculty
This Faculty, in honour of the previous president of Ghana, J. A. Kufour, shall equip college students for the Arts, Science and Technical disciplines by way of interactive experiences utilizing cutting-edge strategies.
The Faculty shall attempt to coach college students by way of theoretical and sensible coaching in technical disciplines, artistic manufacturing and processes for technical training, and to supply a spine for the trade below the One District One Manufacturing unit (1D1F) programme.
To create an setting that helps the implementation of a wealthy, rigorous technical curriculum and encourages a tradition of technical and entrepreneurial pondering, studying, artistic manufacturing and achievement of excellence.