Free SHS: Gov’t must ensure equity in urban, rural areas – GNAT


The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) will be keeping a close on the government to ensure it fulfills its commitment to ensuring equity across the nation as far as the secondary education is concerned. The association has urged the government to ensure the fair distribution of teaching and learning materials under the policy to guarantee that students from deprived areas ...

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We’ll make teaching profession prestigious again – Nana Addo


President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday said his government would pay special attention to the professional development of teachers as the nation marches heads towards development. He said teachers were the key change agents needed for the acceleration of the transformative change programmes of his government, thus his administration would ensure that the Ghanaian teachers become pivotal in the development agenda of ...

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Be creative and innovative – Okyenhene to graduates


Osagyefo Amoatia Ofori Panin, the Okyenhene, has called on graduates to be innovative and create realistic ideas to change the course of the country’s future. He said knowledge is pivotal in every dispensation and it is critical for graduates to apply the skills acquired to transform the country and make it great and strong. Osagyefuo Ofori Panin said this on ...

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We’re not in financial crisis – GTUC


The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) has debunked claims that it is in a financial crisis. It said it has for the past 11 months successfully managed its operations and finances to avoid a crisis situation. A section of the media earlier this week reported that the school was in a dire financial crisis resulting in lecturers not being paid ...

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Free SHS policy not comprehensive – PPP


The Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP) has criticized the government’s flagship educational policy, Free SHS, arguing that it is not comprehensive. According to the party, the policy, which is aimed at making Senior High School education in public schools free will not address the key issues on education. Speaking on Citi FM’s news analysis program, The Big Issue, the Director of ...

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Resolve your court issues – Nana Addo tells UEW governing council


President Nana Akufo-Addo has charged the governing council of the University of Education, Winneba, to immediately come up with measures that will ensure that all disputes and matters pending in court are dealt with. Despite the contentions with recent court rulings of interest to the school, President Akufo-Addo said the law was to be respected and viewed as a path to ...

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Koforidua Technical University signs MOU with Siemens subsidiary


The Koforidua Technical University has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Metrisys Ghana Limited, a subsidiary of Siemens and a distributor of its engineering and laboratory equipment. In an interview with Citi News after the signing, the Vice Chancellor of the university, Professor Smile Dzisi stated that the move is first among several other partnerships with companies to help make the ...

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GES receives mobile devices to track teacher absenteeism

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SAVE-Ghana, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), has presented 50 mobile devices to the Upper West Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to assist in tracking basic school teacher absenteeism. The android devices, which were purchased at the cost of GHc30,000.00, forms part of the implementation of the “Improving Learning Outcomes through ICT and Evidence Base Approach,” a project funded ...

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UCC honours 73 retired and long service staff

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The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has held a send-off and long service ceremony for 73 workers who retired this year to recognise and acknowledge their long and meritorious services to the University. They were made up of teaching and non teaching staff comprising 27 junior and 31 senior staff, and 15 senior members. The retirees, one of whom was ...

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LUCAS College enters Ghana’s education sector


LUCAS College has held its maiden Press Conference to announce its presence in Ghana’s educational sector. Accredited in December 2016, LUCAS College made it their prime mission to bridge the gap between Academia and Industry and equip students for success in the professional world. Some of the guests present were Human Resource Partner IBM, Andy Mensah, Deputy Director of Operations ...

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