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American Journal of Educational Research. 2019, 7(1), 6-11
DOI: 10.12691/education-7-1-2
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Supplementary Virtual – Class System as a Possible Frontier for Bridging the Grades Gap between Top Tier and Low Tier High Schools in Ghana

Ampadu Seth1, , Bernice Okpatah2, Amoako Richard1, Azamela John Coffie3 and Antwi Owusu Justice3

1Hefei University of Technology

2University of Cape Coast

3University of Electronic Science and Technology of China

Pub. Date: January 04, 2019

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Ampadu Seth, Bernice Okpatah, Amoako Richard, Azamela John Coffie and Antwi Owusu Justice. Supplementary Virtual – Class System as a Possible Frontier for Bridging the Grades Gap between Top Tier and Low Tier High Schools in Ghana. American Journal of Educational Research. 2019; 7(1):6-11. doi: 10.12691/education-7-1-2


This paper tries to create the awareness of VLE as a new supplementary teaching technology frontier which could be utilize to bridge the grading gap between rural and urban students. The benefits associate with VLE technology is enormous, not only can it enhance academic performance of rural schools and students in Ghana but also could enrich students and teachers learning this experience if it is properly and effectively adopted and monitored. This could automatically result in students achieving good grades. Various Observations have been carried out to estimate it viability and it shows students and schools that adopt this technology benefited immensely from this approach, although it come with some challenges. VLE demand users and operators to have ICT knowledge and skills which may not be readily available. With proper planning, infrastructure, skills, resources and effective monitoring system, VLC could be a major technology to bridge the gap between TTS and LTS in Ghana Education System.

VLE VLC Rural and Urban grades Education LTS TTS

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