Information gathered by the News Desk of the Colleges of Education Weekly Journal indicates that all public Colleges of Education in the country are expected to break on Monday, 16th December 2019 to enable trainee teachers take part in the upcoming District Assembly elections slated for Tuesday, 17th December 2019.
Speaking exclusively to the News Desk, Mr. Prince Yeboah Marfo, PRINCOF National Secretary stated that “Colleges were initially scheduled to break for the Christmas festivities on 20th December, 2019 but due to upcoming District Assembly elections, we would not want to stress trainee teachers by asking them to go and vote and come back. We have communicated with our affiliate Universities and have all agreed to break on Monday, 16th December 2019”.
He further added that “we wish all trainees a safe journey as they go home and wish them a merry Christmas in advance. Most importantly, we urge them to continue studying for their examinations”.
On Friday, 29th November 2019, Prof. Christine Adu Yeboah, the Director for Institute of Education, University of Cape Coast issued a statement to all Principals of the 46 public Colleges of Education stating that the Professional Board has directed that the Mid-Semester Quiz for Level 100 and 200 students should be postponed and held between 20th – 24th January, 2020.
The End of first semester examinations is scheduled for 3rd – 15th February, 2020.
Source: News Desk, Colleges of Education Weekly Journal.