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The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) is a public statutory body committed to improving learning experiences
and outcomes of all Ghanaian children through a world-class curriculum, assessment and reporting standards.

The Present school curriculum is being reviewed to respond to a national priority of shifting the structure and content of the education system from merely passing examinations to building character ...

Approved Textbooks List

The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) acting on behalf of the Ministry of Education (MoE) wishes to publish the official list of textbooks recommended for the Kindergarten to Basic Schools in Ghana.

Standards-Based Curriculum

The new curriculum for Ghana’s primary schools is standards-based, which is our demonstration of placing learning at the heart of every classroom and ensuring that every learner receives a quality education.


International Day of Education

Ghana has given true meaning to education as a right; with pro-poor policies targeted at removing the cost barriers. Our education curriculum equips the Ghanaian child with the requisite competencies, skills, and values required to contribute meaningfully; both at the local and international levels. For a better world, access to education must be at the […]

NaCCA Engages GES on the SHS Education Curriculum

The Technical Working Group of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has engaged the Governing Council, Management, and Regional Directors of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in the development of the secondary education curriculum. The purpose of the engagement session was to inform them on the development process so far and collate their […]


As part of stakeholders’ engagements, a team from NaCCA led by its Director-General, Prof. Edward Appiah met with the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education. The meeting offered NaCCA the opportunity to brief the Select Committee on steps taken so far toward the review and development of the SHS Curriculum. Members of the Committee were elated […]

National Pre-tertiary Education Curriculum Framework

The curriculum framework for pre-tertiary education provision in Ghana and the curriculum that it has guided to be developed, are critical in defining the future prospects of Ghana’s young people.


The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) has developed this Training Guide to support the preparation of in-service teachers to implement the primary school curriculum. In-service teacher preparation approaches will include training workshops, seminars and classroom support to ensure that teachers develop the conceptual understanding of the subjects and general learning and teaching approaches at each basic year level and phase.

Cross Curriculum Priorities

The core competencies for all subjects describe a body of skills that teachers at all levels should seek to develop in their learners. They are ways teachers and learners engage with the subject matter as they learn the subject.The competencies presented here describe a connected body of core skills that are acquired throughout the processes of teaching and learning.

NaCCA publishes reports relating to the development processes of the Ghanaian Curriculum and outcomes of the National Education Assessment Unit – Literacy and Numeracy (EGRA, EGMA and National Assessment Test).

Resource guide for the orientation of primary school teachers towards the implementation of the revised Curriculum for school.

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