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Leicester University alumni advocate for virtual education

The President of the West African Chapter of the University of Leicester Alumni, Jonathan Teye, has called on the government to take a critical look at virtual education and its role in national development. Mr. Teye believes government can leverage virtual or distant education to reduce the burden on physical educational infrastructure in Ghana. Speaking to Citi News, Mr. Teye ...

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GIJ can’t survive without aid – Acting Rector

Ghana Institute of Journalism

The Acting Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Dr Modestus Fosu on Thursday called for financial and logistical support from the Government and other stakeholders to aid the progress of the Institute, saying it cannot survive without aid. He said while Ghana, and indeed, Africa’s quest to be independent of aid was laudable, the same could not be said ...

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Be agents of change – Joyce Aryee urges GIJ students

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Dr. Joyce Rosalind Aryee, the Founder of Salt & Light Ministries, has urged postgraduate students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) to be agents of great change in their respective fields, in order to spur national development. Delivering the keynote address at the third congregation of the School of Graduate Studies and Research (SoGSaR) of the GIJ, on Friday, ...

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Ngleshi Amanfrom SHS gets decent toilet facilities

Students of the Ngleshi Amanfrom Senior High School in the GA south Municipality of the Greater Accra Region are excited that they finally have decent and adequate toilet facilities. Before the construction of the facilities by the Ministry of Sanitation and Water Resources, the over 2,800 students had access to fewer toilet facilities, which were in a very deplorable state. ...

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We’ll improve our detection of exam leaks, cheating – WAEC

WAEC vows to improve detection of exam cheats

The West African Examination Council [WAEC], has said it will adopt more innovative technologies to curb examination malpractices and exam leaks. The Council believes this is  particularly important as the number of candidates keeps increasing. At an educational seminar for the media in Accra on Tuesday, journalists were taken through WAEC’s operational procedures, trends in examination malpractices and strategies being implemented ...

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WAEC commended for moving WASSCE from February to April

Former Secretary of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools [CHASS], Felix Essah, has commended the West African Examination Council [WAEC], for changing the schedule of the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination [WASSCE], from February to April. Speaking to Citi News, Felix Essah said the decision will benefit students because it will give teachers enough time to complete ...

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Law students to petition Parliament, Legal Council over mass failure

Lenin Anane Adjei

The Student’s Representative Council [SRC] of the Ghana School of Law, will today [Thursday] present several petitions following the failure of over 80 percent of students in examinations taken in May 2017. Parliament and the General Legal Council will be among the recipients of the petitions according to an SRC Vice-President, Lenin Anane Adjei. “[Today] we are going to submit petitions to ...

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Blame 1-yr law school course for mass failure – Law lecturer

Dr. Opoku Aduse

A law lecturer at the University of Ghana, Dr. Opoku Adusei, has described as disappointing the fact that over 80% of students who sat for the final exams of the Ghana School of Law in May 2017 failed. He attributed the mass failure to a number of factors including the one-year Ghana School of Law programme which he said leaves ...

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Re-mark scripts, scrap Exams Board – Law students demand

Samuel Gyamfi, Ghana Law School SRC President

The Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the Ghana School of Law, has called for the examination scripts of the Ghana Law School students to be re-marked following the revelation that over 80 percent of persons who wrote the May 2017 exams failed. The SRC had earlier called for the school’s Independent Examinations Board, which conducted the exams and was responsible ...

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Students blame curriculum for massive law school exam failure

Some students of the Ghana School of Law are blaming the existing curriculum of the school for the massive failure in its recent examination. It is reported that more than 80% of students who wrote the examination in May 2017 failed, as only 91 out of the over 500 candidates passed. The development comes at a time when Parliament is ...

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