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Respect ban on corporal punishment – GES warns teachers

The Ghana Education Service [GES], has warned that teachers in both private and public schools who inflict Corporal punishment on students would be appropriately dealt with per the guidelines of the service. In a statement signed by the Director-General of Ghana Education Service, Jacob A. M. Kor,  he said “it has come to their notice that the ban on corporal ...

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Wa Poly lecturers kick against Rector’s induction

Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Wa Polytechnic chapter of the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG), has called on the Governing Council of the institution to cancel an upcoming induction ceremony for its Rector, Owusu Marfo. This follows series of allegations of financial malfeasance and breaches of the procurement regulations leveled against him. Speaking to Citi News, the Local Chairman of POTAG, Damie Mubashir, ...

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Jasikan: Israeli Embassy, Bueman SHS mark Israel@70 with tree planting

DELEGATION AT THE TREE PLANTING PROJECT

As part of activities to mark Israel at 70 in Ghana, the Embassy of Israel in partnership with the Akrofo Human Resource Development Centre and Bueman Senior High School in Jasikan, has embarked on a Tree Planting project. The project saw the Embassy lead in the planting of about 500 eucalyptus seedlings at the Bueman SHS and the Township of ...

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UCC student wins in Guinness ‘Piece of Ghana’ Promo

A student of the University of Cape Coast studying Business Management, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, is the second Ghanaian to be rewarded with a plot of land at the prestigious Appolonia City in the on-going Guinness ‘Win a Piece of Ghana’ promotion. After the second weekly draw, Mr. Collins Nkrumah Gyabeng, who emerged as the second winner, is now a ...

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Unity Hall wins 2018 edition of TEK Smartest

The Unity Hall of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science of Technology (KNUST) emerged winner of this year’s [2018] edition of TEK Smartest; a programme designed to find and reward the university’s smartest students. The competition forms part of the university authorities’ efforts to ensure a holistic training of students, with the aim of engaging them socially and promoting their ...

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V/Region: Teacher Trainees demand improved infrastructure in colleges

The  Volta Regional Chapter of Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana, is calling on government to improve the state of infrastructure and ensure the provision of basic needs in the various Colleges in the region, to make their environments conducive for teaching and learning. At their annual women empowerment summit at Akatsi College of Education over the weekend,  the President of ...

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MPs to get GHc75,000 each for education projects

Members of Parliament are expected to receive GHc75,000 each for the funding of education-related projects and monitoring of same in their constituencies. The amount was captured in the recently approved Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFund) formula for 2018. In the formula, each MP was allocated GHc60,000 for the projects and GHc15,000 for their monitoring. This amounts to a total of GHc ...

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NABPTEX inaugurates examination committee

The National Board for Professional and Technician Examinations, (NABPTEX), has inaugurated its examination committee. At the swearing-in ceremony, on Friday, March 16, 2018, the Chairman of NABPTEX, Paul Kwasi Agyemang, charged members of the Committee to work towards improving the vocational and technical training in support of government’s industrialization agenda. The Committee has Professor Kwasi Obiri Danso, the Vice-Chancellor of ...

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Concerned Teachers threaten strike again over unpaid arrears

Ali Awudu

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT), is threatening a nationwide industrial action if the government fails to pay teachers’ salary arrears by close of March 2018. The arrears according to the coalition, dates back to 2013. The President of CCT, King Ali Awudu, at a press conference on Monday said the government has failed to honor pledges to pay the ...

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GTUC matriculates students at Ho Campus

The Ho Campus of the Ghana Technology University College (GTUC), has admitted its fourth (4th) batch of students to pursue various academic programs in the School for the 2017/ 2018 academic year. A total of 87 first-year students consisting 67 males and 20 females, were admitted into the University College over the weekend. 61 of them were admitted into the Faculty of ...

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