The Administrator of GETFund, Richard Ampofo Boadu, has revealed that in 2019, the government, through GETFund awarded nine contracts for model senior high schools to be built.

This according to him was to improve access to education across the country.

He made this revelation when he met the press at the Ministry of Information in Accra on Thursday to present a status report of the GETFund.

Providing a breakdown of the schools, he disclosed that they included one (1) Creative Arts School, the first in the country, one (1) model technical school, and five (5) model science-based schools.

In addition to this, two (2) existing schools are being upgraded to model schools.

Mr. Boadu further stated that each model is a complex of various infrastructure types.

He also added that mobilizations have been paid to contractors on these projects and works are actively ongoing.

The facilities will come with an administration block, creative arts/science block, dormitory blocks, dining hall with kitchen, staff accommodation and a library block.

Others are laboratories, roads and external works, and service, as well as maintenance sheds.