Free SHS Funds To Be Released On Friday

Deputy Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Adu-Twum has disclosed that the funds for the implementation of government’s flagship education policy—Free SHS—will be released to all schools by Friday. “Your money will come to you. We have no reason to keep your money. We are making every effort….and we will not ask you to come for […]

Aggrieved Graduates Protest Against Government

Aggrieved Polytechnic and Technical University graduates protested against government’s failure to constitute governing councils for the various institutions. Participants include those who passed out in 2015/16 and the 2016/17 academic year. They claim the absence of a governing council is affecting their graduation and the issuance of their certificates making it difficult for them to […]

Parliamentary Select Committee On Education Meets Its Agencies On Operations

The Parliamentary Select Committee on Education has met with the Education Ministry and its agencies in Koforidua in the Eastern Region to be briefed on their operations and activities.It was also to equip the Committee with the necessary tools to function well in their oversight responsibilities and for them to make the necessary contributions to […]

GES Extends Placement Of BECE Candidates In Ghana

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has extended the placement of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates into Senior High Schools across the country.This follows the discovery of about 400,000 qualified BECE candidates who have still not been placed, 24 hours after the initial deadline expired.Candidates now have up to Tuesday, September 5, 2017 […]

FORIG Hosts Canada’s Lakehead University Students

The Forestry Institute of Ghana(FORIG) of the Center for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)on Thursday, August 31, hosted students from the Faculty of Human Resources Management of the Lakehead University in Canada. The visit, was to expose the students to the best international management practices of natural resources and forest research in Ghana. Laird Vandamme, […]

Teacher Licensing “Fake News”- Napo Clarifies

Education Minister Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has described as “fake news”, reports that he intends licensing teachers before they become eligible to teach. “Since I became a Minister, I have not on any public platform spoken anything about teacher licensing,” Dr Opoku Prempeh told the leadership of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) at […]

Ghana’s Internet Address System to Change

For the first time ever, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is about to change the cryptographic keys that help secure the Internet’s Domain Name System (DNS). “It is critical that Internet Service Providers and network operators around the world make certain they are ready for this change as failure to do […]

‘Free SHS Laudable But Problematic’

The leadership of Youth Empowerment Summit has called on Government to, as a matter of urgency, take a second look at the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy to ensure its success. While commending the Government for its effort at fulfilling the campaign promise, convenor of the group, Clement Adjei Sarfo believes […]

GNAT Cautions Teachers Against Using Fake Documents

The General Secretary of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), David Ofori Acheampong, has cautioned teachers to avoid forging documents for promotions and salary increases.He said issues relating to salaries were national security matters and therefore warned that those teachers involved in the use of forged documents would be caught by the law and […]

Christian Council Calls For Further Engagements On Free SHS Policy

The Christian Council of Ghana (CCG) has called on the Government to, as a matter of urgency, engage stakeholders on their roles in the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) Policy to ensure its success.The Council said the implementation of the SHS Policy must be a collective responsibility of all key stakeholders instead […]

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