About 750,000 number one two pupils around the nation are writing the 2022 version of the National Stan-dardised Test (NST).

A complete of 18,000 private and non-private colleges are collaborating within the check being administered by means of 9,000 Test Administra-tors decided on by means of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) of Ghana in collaboration with the Education Ministry.

The Deputy Minister of Education, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, talking to journal-ists after tracking some decided on check centres within the Greater Accra Region on Monday mentioned the essence of the check was once to establish the power and weaknesses of the student in literacy and numeracy which have been the foundational talents required for efficient instructing and studying.

Some of the colleges visited had been the Pennywise International School and La-Presbyterian Basic colleges in Accra.

Rev. Ntim Fordjour said that the check was once a part of the hassle to make sure that fun-damental weaknesses in schooling had been ad-dressed, explaining that when the workout, comments could be analysed on what to do, the intervention to deploy to which faculty, district, area in order that the correct assets could be made to be had for it.

He was once discussed that the workout was once no longer supposed to check and know which faculty was once the most productive, highest pupil or to establish the most productive instructor, however to search for the correct knowledge on the actual scenario for the correct interventions to be installed position.

The deputy minister was once filled with reward for Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum for introducing the initiative to establish the skillability degree of pupils in numeracy and literacy, to be able to plan what sort of help they may well be introduced as they transfer on of their schooling on the number one degree.