Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh
Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh

Education Minister, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, says some unscrupulous people who have no knowledge about the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) programme are the ones attacking government needlessly.

According to him, the documents making rounds. which are purported to be a part of an approved manual on CSE do not emanate from the government hence must be disregarded.

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“It is so unfair for people to bring a book from nowhere and start lambasting government,” he said.

Napo, as he is affectionately called, was reacting to allegations by sections of the Ghanaian society that the CSE, expected to be introduced to basic schools in 2020, will have a negative influence on the children and society as a whole.

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Speaking on Asempa FM’s Ekosii Sen, Dr Opoku Prempeh noted that wide consultations were done before approval of the new curriculum which would be taught from kindergarten to primary 6.

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He maintained that the CSE was neither on the table nor under consideration because the National Council for Curriculum Assessment is done with its work on the new curriculum.

Source:|Dorcas Abedu-Kennedy