EDUCATION

Fanteakwa South MP Hands Over 4 Unit Apartment And Motorbikes To GES & GHS, Promises Nursing School

The member of parliament for fanteakwa south constituency in the eastern region, Hon. Kofi Okyere Agyekum popularly known in the political phase as Arafat, has handed over a completed 4 unit teachers apartment to the district’s level of the Ghana Education Service, GES. The ultramodern facility which was began and funded by the member of parliament after winning the NPP ...

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Stop The 442 System Of Education In Ghana, The 4 Locals, 4 Western And 2 Arabs Can’t Solve Our Problems – Onipayede Ossom Teye

A prominent citizen of Ghana and technocrat, Mr Onipayede Osom Teye has revealed that it’s about time the nation, Ghana did away with the kind of educational system in the country which he likened to 442 system. According to him, Ghana would take lead in development in Africa if the nation can move away from the 4,4,2 system of education. “this ...

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World Education Inc Successfully Graduates 280 Marginalized Girls With NVTI Certificates

A reputable Non governmental organisation, NGO, World Education Inc with funding from UKAid has successfully graduated about 280 marginalized and vulnerable girls in the Suhum municipality in the eastern region after months on intensive vocational training. In a project dubbed “Strategic Approaches to Girls’ Education” (STAGE), a 5 year project that is being funded by UKaid through the foreign Commonwealth ...

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IFEST calls for suspension of reopening of basic schools

The Institute For Education Studies (IFEST) has made a passionate call to the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service to suspend the reopening of all basic schools in the country citing the shortage of PPEs as the reason. The Institute avers that until all the necessary PPEs are provided to all schools, the schools should remain shut. IFEST ...

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UG: Freshers stranded at various halls of residence over TEWU strike

Newly admitted students to the University of Ghana are stranded this morning at their various halls of residence following an indefinite strike from the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU). Hall assistants who formerly helped freshers go through with their manual residential registration were nowhere to be seen this morning. The Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) declared an indefinite ...

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Parents express worry over class sizes as schools re-open

Some parents in Koforidua have expressed worry over the large number of students who occupy a class, especially in public schools. They said the class sizes would make it difficult for the schools to observe the social distancing protocol and to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The government has announced the re-opening of schools from the kindergarten, primary, Junior High ...

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Suspend resumption of KG, primary schools – NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) wants the reopening of primary and kindergarten schools to be suspended. The President of the Association, Angel Cabornu, in a Citi News interview opined that pupils in the said groups are more vulnerable since they are unable to fully appreciate the COVID-19 safety protocols. “Those are kids and I do not think they understand what ...

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2021 WASSCE to be written in Sept/Oct; BECE in Nov – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has said it is in discussions with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for the 2021 West African Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) to be moved to September/October. It has also recommended that the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) take place in November. The Director-General of the GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, said the proposal ...

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UG: Concerned Students Association petitions Vice-Chancellor over 2020/2021 proposed ‘double track system’

A group on the campus of the University of Ghana calling itself Concerned Students Association have petitioned management of the university over the proposed batch system it intends to run in the 2020/2021 academic year. As part of efforts to reduce the spread of the coronavirus disease and ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, management of the University has planned to allow students ...

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