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Plan-Ghana builds 12 unit classroom block at Tatale-Sanguli

Plan-Ghana International, an international non-governmental organization working in the Tatale-Sanguli District of the Northern Region, has provided a 12-unit classroom block for Sangban Da Primary School. Plan-Ghana International constructed and furnished six-unit classroom blocks each for the communities, to enhance teaching and learning. It has also provided some teaching and learning materials for the pupils of the schools. The acting country ...

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Don’t politicise national issues — UDS Vice Chancellor

The Vice Chancellor of the University for Development Studies (UDS), Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye, has bemoaned the over-politicisation of every national issue in the country, including education. According to him, every issue was seen in the lenses of either the National Democratic Congress (NDC) or the New Patriotic Party (NPP) and oftentimes, the real substance of important issues was sacrificed ...

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Exam results are ready – Angry Law School students assured

The authorities at the Ghana School of Law have assured students at the school that their results from the two end-of-semester examinations of the 2017/2018 academic year will be released soon after being delayed for several months. According to the Director of Legal Education at the School, Kwesi Prempeh, management received the results from the Independent Exam Board which supervised ...

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Jacques Prévert French School holds Open Day

Jacques Prévert French School on Saturday organized an open day for prospective parents who would like to have their wards admitted at the school. The session had some of the senior pupils take turns to show the parents around the school. Abou-Chedi Mansour, a ninth grader, sharing his opinion on the open day program, said the day gave an opportunity ...

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Intl. Baccalaureate to host African Education Festival in Accra on Feb. 16

On Friday, February 16, 2018, the International Baccalaureate (IB), a leader in international education, will host its inaugural African Education Festival in Accra, at the Labadi Beach Hotel, Ghana from 8:00am to 6:00pm under the theme of Leading and Learning in the 21st Century. Eminent education experts, including policymakers, principals and administrators from across Africa will gather to share and ...

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KTU trains 18 in solar thermal technology

Eighteen [18] persons have received training and certification in solar thermal energy at the Koforidua Technical University [KTU] at Koforidua in the Eastern Region. The 18 persons include lecturers and professionals from School of Mines, University of Development Studies and the Gratis Foundation. Other renowned tertiary institutions in the country took part in a three day workshop on “Ecowas Solar ...

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Osudoku SHS reopens on Friday after Chinese factory’s partial closure

The Osudoku Senior High Technical School at Asutsuare in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, will resume classes on Friday after it was closed last week over complaints of pollution from a nearby Chinese-owned factory. The over 1,200 students of the school including beneficiaries of the government’s Free SHS program were last week asked to go home, a ...

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BECE re-sit for private candidates takes off

The 2017/2018 edition  of the Basic Education Certificate Examination [BECE], for private candidates, commenced today [Monday], in forty-four centres across the country. The examination, which is organized by the West African Examinations Council [WAEC], offers an avenue for candidates of previous examinations to improve their grades. It was first introduced in 2014. Public Relations Officer for WAEC, Agnes Teye Cudjoe, ...

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Cabinet approves strategic plan for technical education

Cabinet has approved a five-year strategic plan to transform Technical and Vocational, Education Training (TVET) across the country. Under the plan, all public pre-tertiary and tertiary TVET institutions with delivery fragmented under 15 Ministries, will be realigned under the Ministry of Education. The implementation of the plan will also see the following; Establishment and operationalization of Technical and Vocational Education ...

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‘Toxic’ factory smoke’ forces transfer of Osudoku SHS Assistant head

The head of the Agricultural Science Department of the Osudoku Senior High Technical School at Asutuare in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, Martin Fianu, has told Citi News that the severe pollution by Shine Feel, a toiletries and plastics manufacturing Chinese factory in the area, compelled the transfer of the school’s Assistant Headmaster. Speaking on the Citi Breakfast ...

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