The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has called for the immediate removal of unapproved books, including History of Ghana textbook 3 from the Ghanaian market.In its press release, it described the books as distasteful.
A statement issued by NaCCA and copied to Ghanaeducation.org indicated the said text books History of Ghana textbook 3 by Badu Nkansah publication does not conform to the requirement of standard-based curriculum.
“The following textbooks currently making waves in the media have not been approved for use in schools: History of Ghana for Basic 6 by Golden Publications which carries distasteful information about Dr Kwame Nkrumah and the CPP. History of Ghana Textbook 3 by Badu Nkansah Publications which features “A song that shows the Ewes identity” Golden English Basic 4 by Golden Publications, which displays “Efo agrees to prepare the juju for the players” on page 17.”
“In the said book, the author makes inappropriate reference to personalities and ethnic groups which deemed unfortunate and do not conform to the requirement of standard-based curriculum,” the Council stated.
The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) in light of the above has requested the withdrawal of History of Ghana textbook 3 and any other unapproved books from the market with immediate effect.