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I Will Teach On Citi Tv’s Class Act- Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum


Following a directive from President Akufo-Addo which left Educational Institutions shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Deputy Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has revealed he will be taking part in all new Citi Tv’ Class Act ( virtual education on tv) . According to him, the Class Act which is a virtual classroom for High School students will help broaden their scope on English, Core Mathematics, Integrated Science and ICT among others. Speaking on an Accra-based Television Station, Dr Adutwum said“Class Act is my favorite  on (virtual education on Tv) and that is who I want to come on and teach. I want to come and teach Mathematics- exponential equations and things like that. I want to come to teach on your network because you are doing a fantastic job. It is something that you started to complement government efforts”. He noted that as the country battles with the nowel virus, the Ministry of Education ordered all schools to close down for some weeks as part of measures at not spreading the virus. Dr. Adutwum also mentioned that measures such as Social distancing , washing of hands with soap under running water and not touching the face when adhere to can help reduce the spread of the deadly virus. He said "At the time President Nana Akufo-Addo announced the shutting down of the schools on March 15, 2020, Ghana had recorded six cases of COVID-19 but the case count has skyrocketed to 1,671 as of April 28 with 16 deaths and 188 recoveries" Thinknewsonline.com can confirm that ever since the virus gained grounds in the country, many school authorities have come up with the idea of digital platforms for teaching and learning as part of means to cover up for the lessons missed while in class. Story by: Mandy Woods

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