Accra, Oct 7,
GNA - The Ghana Education Service has encouraged all parents to enroll their
children in schools at the age of four years.
determined that no child is left behind in the nation's effort to mobilise her
human resources for accelerated development", it said.
This was in a
news statement signed by Mrs Cassandra Twum Ampofo, Head, Public Relations
Officer, GES at a nationwide campaign on Right Age Enrolment (RAE) and copied
to the Ghana News Agency in Accra.
said the RAE helped in early detection of learning difficulties in some
children to enable them receive appropriate support.
It will ensure
that all children go through formal education unhindered.
shown that the main challenge facing Ghana"s Kindergarten (KG) education
is not exclusion or dropout, instead itis over or under-aged children sitting
in KG classrooms and children of school going age who are not in school.
Education Management Information System 2017/18, over 400,000 children with
right official school going age were still not in school.
However, early enrolment
amongst KG children had more benefits.
For every GH¢5.00 invested in early learning, about GHS75 more was
social, physical and learning skills are
also developed amongst KG children preparing them to be ready for Primary 1.
KG Children are
happy and stay in school till completion.