The Management of the University of Ghana (UG) says it will continue with the online teaching and learning as it has planned for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year despite the President’s approval for schools to reopen effective June 15.
The Management added that, its online end of semester examinations scheduled for between June and July will also be conducted as earlier announced.
“The University’s ongoing Online Teaching and Learning Programme for the second semester of the 2019/2020 academic year will progress as planned. Therefore, examinations for all students, including final year students, scheduled to commence from June 8, 2020, to July 3, 2020, will proceed as originally planned,” management of the University announced in a statement.
The University however said that arrangements are being made to accept registered final year students who still want to use the university facilities and resources to prepare for the examinations.
It added that “provision is being made to receive registered final year students who may wish to come to the campuses of the University to make use of on-campus resources from June 15, 2020, till July 3, 2020, which is the end of the examination period.”
According to the University Makeup classes have been arranged for students who as a result of network and other challenges were unable to participate in the online teaching and learning that was held before the easing of the restrictions.
“All final year students who were unable to participate in the Online Teaching and Learning Programme, are expected back on campus from June 15, 2020. Make-up lessons will be from June 22, 2020, to July 10, 2020. Final examinations will be from July 18 to August 1, 2020” – portions of the statement added.
Meanwhile, the University of Ghana at the appropriate time outlines its safety protocols for students who wish to return back to school.