Ghana’s Education Service (GES) has instructed all Heads of faculties within the nation to allow college students (notably Muslim college students) who want to quick for any spiritual causes to take action throughout and after faculty hours on campus.
GES in an announcement copied to Educationweb.com.gh has equally directed mother and father of such pupil to jot down to the varsity to point that the varsity shall not be held answerable for any well being situation of the coed.
The Training Service directive comes after the Administration of the Cape-Coast Wesley Women Excessive College stopped Muslim college students within the faculty from collaborating within the ongoing Ramadan fasting amid well being circumstances.
In line with the Service, fasting undertaken by college students over the previous years has had various well being implications on the scholars, consequently the choice to barred fasting irrespective of 1’s spiritual background.
“It was due to this fact crucial that to make sure that the well being of scholars was not compromised vis-a-vis their organized faculty schedules, this lengthy standing apply needed to be maintained,” GES said within the launch.
However, the Minister for Training, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum after assembly with Authorities of Wesley Women College and contemplating the rights of scholars has directed all faculties to permit any pupil to quick throughout faculty hours.
The college, the Training Minister nevertheless has stated shall not be held answerable for any well being points which will come up because of the fasting.