Technical education not for academically weak students – Minister

Ministerial Vetting

Mrs Barbara Asher Ayisi, Deputy Minister of Education has bemoaned the negative mindset of the public, particularly parents who regard technical education as the preserve of academically weak students. She has therefore, appealed to parents and guardians to eschew the perception and allow their children particularly females who desired to pursue technical and vocational education to have the liberty to ...

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Law students to rewrite exams on June 5


Students of the Ghana Law School who boycotted their Criminal Procedure exams will have another chance to sit for the paper on Monday, June 5, 2017. The Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) and Makola students boycotted the Criminal Procedure paper some two weeks ago on May 18. They contended that even though they were writing a paper on ...

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Gov’t committed to creating ICT literate society – Minister


Vincent Sowah Odotei, a Deputy Minister of Communications has expressed government’s commitment to creating a digital literate community. He said it was, therefore, important to equip the youth with Information Communication Technology (ICT) skills and exposed them further to a digital way of life in order to become active players in the digital world. Mr Sowah Odotei made the pledge ...

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We’ve been left to starve – Scholarship students in China


Ghanaians students on government scholarship in China are once again drawing attention to their apparent neglect from the government, with respect to the payment of their stipends. A statement from the students, numbering about 25, laments that they have been left stranded “as the payment of our scholarship allowances continue to be a major problem.” These students were awarded scholarships ...

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St. Louis SHS to cut admission numbers


The Headmistress of Saint Louis Senior High School (SHS), Mrs. Theresa Addae Commey, has hinted of possible cut down of students’ admission in the next academic year. This, she said, had been necessitated by inadequate space for effective academic work and residential accommodation. The school, which was started 65 years ago with 12 students now has a population of about ...

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UHAS unhappy with ‘deplorable’ school roads


The Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, Professor John Owusu Gyapong is unhappy with the construction firm, Ussuya Ghana over the unnecessary delay in the completion of the road projects in the University. The University has deplorable road networks that undermine its spectacular view. It has lecture halls, auditorium, multi-purpose science laboratory, administration block, library, cafeteria, ...

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Brong Ahafo: Quality education is Govt’s priority – Minister


The Brong Ahafo Regional Minister, Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has stressed the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government is committed to providing effective and efficient educational system in the country to enhance the quality of human resource needed for development. He said government’s introduction and commitment to implementing Free SHS Education, the restoration of allowances for  nurses and teacher trainees and the School ...

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NGO supports school under tree in Volta Region


A non-governmental organisation, Pencils of Promise is putting up a new classroom block for the Avekpordome Basic School in the Ketu North District of the Volta Region. Pupils of the school have been studying under trees and other precarious structures like shades made of palm fronds but the intervention of the NGO will bring a lot of relief to the school. ...

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St Louis SHS launches 65th anniversary


The St Louis Senior High School Old Students Association is constructing a 600-bed dormitory for the school at the cost of GHc 2.7 million. The association is also carrying out renovation works and installing a solar panel in the school to provide energy for effective teaching and learning. Ms Afumwaah Bruce, Global President of the Association, disclosed this at the ...

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Airtel supports schools in Western, Eastern regions


Airtel Ghana, a leader in Corporate Social Responsibility, continues to show its commitment to promoting quality education in the country with a “Back to School Initiative” at the Himankrom Methodist School and the Odumase Krobo Presby J.H.S in the Western and Eastern Regions respectively. The “Back to School” initiative is an effort to support pupils in the company’s adopted schools ...

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