Thursday, April 15, 2021

Education

Tema Metro NCCE intensifies COVID-19 education

The Tema Metropolitan Office of the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE) says it is intensifying public education on the Coronavirus disease as traders in the area continue to flout the preventive protocol. The Commission fears if education on the...

Achimota School dreadlocks brouhaha: Cut hair, conform to rules – School authorities insist

At a meeting with the management of the Ghana Education Service (GES), the headmistress of the school, Mrs Majorie Affenyi, and the parents of one of the students in Accra on Monday, the headmistress maintained that the students had not...

New taxes will help pay for COVID-19 freebies, other expenses – Oppong Nkrumah

The Minister for Information, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has indicated that the government’s proposed new taxes are to help address the huge fiscal gap created as a result of the government’s COVID-19 expenses. According to him, the government spent about GH¢...

Do not treat drug abuse in basic and Senior High Schools as a crime – Bright Appiah

The high spate of drug abuse in Basic and Senior High Schools in recent times is considered a Public Health issue by a new report by the Child Rights International(CRI) proposed to the President and the Interior Ministry of Ghana. The Director...

WAEC sued for engaging examiners with ‘leaked identities’ to mark 2020 WASSCE

Education think tank, Africa Education Watch has sued the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) over the latter’s decision to go head to engage some examiners, whose contact details were leaked on social media to mark the 2020 West African Senior...

Over 80% of SHSs, colleges of education connected to free Wi-Fi -Bawumia

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia during the Inauguration of a Library and an ICT centre at Abossey Okai as part of his tour of the Greater Accra Region has announced that over 80 percent of Senior High Schools...

Eight arrested over BECE exam leakage  

Eight persons have been picked up by the police over their alleged involvement in the leakage of examination questions for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE). The Head of Legal at the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Rev. Victor...

Some Ghanaian Universities to pay higher fees amidst Covid-19 pandemic

Students of Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ), University of Ghana (UG) and some other universities are expected to pay higher fees when school resumes for the 2020/2021 academic year. The nation’s premier university, has also announced between 12% and 13%...

Public University Bill threatens higher education in Ghana – UG UTAG

The University of Ghana (UG) branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has noted that the Public University Bill (PUB) introduced by this government threatens higher education and democracy in Ghana. In April 2019, the government of Ghana...

Government set to launch free Wi-Fi in SHSs in October

The Minister of Communications, Mrs. Ursula Owusu Ekuful, at the celebration of the 2020 Girls in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Day at Nkwanta in the Oti Region said the lack of trained people, especially girls, to occupy vacancies...
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