Monday, January 18, 2021

Education

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...

University of Ghana to resume 2020-2021 academic year

  The Academic Board of the University of Ghana on September 11, 2020 has issued a notice to its students and the general public that school will reopen on November 2, 2020 for the first semester for level 200 and...

SLTF boss positive about abolishing guarantor system for student loans

The Chief Executive Officer for Student Loan Trust Fund (SLTF), Nana Kwaku Agyei Yeboah, has welcomed manifesto promises by the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) and the largest opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC) to abolish guarantorship for student loans. He...

BECE candidates in Northern region transported by canoe to exams centre

The recent floods in the Northern region as a result of heavy rainfall and the opening of the Bagre dam of has led to Basic Examination Certificate Examination students in some areas being transported via canoe to enable them...

BECE candidates and invigilators cautioned ahead of the exam on Monday

The Ghana Education Service in a press statement has issued warning against examination malpractice. “We wish to remind all candidates, invigilators and supervisors to appreciate the fact that the basis of success in life is honesty and hard work and...
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