Education

Less than 10% of Ghanaian children out of school – Report

A new World Bank report on education in Ghana, says less than 10% of children of primary school age (age 6-11), are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018, dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school, and that there was gender distinction at primary ...

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8 law students in Ghana get scholarship from Lebanese community

The Lebanese community in Ghana has awarded scholarships to eight entrants of the Ghana School of Law. This is a part of a scholarship programme that is being run by the community to promote Ghana’s development agenda through investments in the nation’s human resource base. At a ceremony to present the scholarships, the Lebanese Ambassador to Ghana, H.E Ali Halabi, ...

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Vitting SHS students ‘sleeping under trees’

The infrastructure deficit is a major challenge associated with the implementation of the Free Senior  High School programme. This situation has compelled some school authorities across the country to convert dining halls and in some cases classroom blocks into dormitories, to accommodate beneficiaries of the programme. Tamale Vitting Senior High School in the Northern Region is one of such schools ...

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Classes under trees; Three Town SHS laments dire conditions

Three Town Senior High School in Denu, Volta Region, now resorts to makeshift classrooms under trees to host students for lessons due to the lack suitable classroom facilities. The students, mostly first years, sat on benches under trees, facing white marker boards nailed to a tree. The teachers take them through the day’s lessons, at the mercy of the weather. ...

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Christ the King’s Krystyn Bruce wins Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge

A female student from the Christ the King International School in Accra, Krystyn Naa Adoley Bruce, has emerged the overall winner of Citi FM’s 2017 Literacy Challenge held today [Saturday]. She beat nine other contestants in the quiz competition to win the ultimate prize of GHc10, 000. The quiz, moderated by educationist Madam Yaba Haffar, covered three main areas, namely literature, ...

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Citi FM commended for #TheLiteracyChallenge

A former Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Charles Ahetor Tsegah, has commended Citi FM for The Literacy Challenge initiative. In his keynote address at the opening ceremony of the Grand Finale, Mr. Tsegah, considered the mentorship and training session the 10 finalists were taken through as part of the entire journey as “an interesting encounter.” “… simple ...

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Literacy Challenge grand finale today; Ghc10,000 at stake

The ten finalists of Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge, will today [Saturday], battle it out in the grand finale quiz competition for the ultimate prize money of Ghc10, 000. The quiz competition, which comes off at the plush Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa in Accra, will be live on Citi FM’s Facebook page at 10:00am. Programmes Manager at Citi FM, ...

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Citi FM’s COPE offers scholarship to 40 university students

The Citi FM Foundation through the generosity of listeners of Citi 97.3 , has supported some 40 brilliant, but financially disadvantaged students, to pursue their tertiary education through one of its CSR projects, the Citi Opportunity in Education project (COPE). The station raised an amount of about GHS 150,000.00, to cater for the fees of fresh and continuing university students on both ...

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Literacy Challenge: Finalists mentored, watch movie at Silver Bird [Photos]

The ten finalists of Citi FM’s Literacy Challenge were on Thursday treated to an amazing experience at the Silver Bird Cinema in Accra. The students are being camped at the plush Swiss Spirit Hotel & Suites Alisa in Accra, till Saturday, when the final event, a Live Quiz competition, will be held at the same venue to crown the winner. Aside ...

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Mrs. Nduom constructs dormitory for alma mater

Wife of the Founder of the Progressive People’s Party (PPP), Mrs Yonne Nduom has constructed a dormitory for her alma mater, Achbishop Porter Girls Senior High School. The building which was constructed by Yorke Properties, the construction company under Groupe Nduom, will accommodate 200 students and has a two Bedroom Flat for House Mistresses and their families. It was funded ...

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