GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Education

We’ll refund excess fees to final year students – CHASS

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS), has said it would refund all excess fees charged its final year students. This follows a directive by the Ghana Education Service (GES), to heads of public Senior High Schools to charge final year students only half of the third term fees for the 2017/2018 academic year. The General Secretary of ...

Read More »

Education is the bedrock of women empowerment – Samira

Ghana’s Second Lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has pointed out that the struggle for gender equality will be meaningless until the girl child is empowered through education. She said access to education plays a crucial role in women empowerment, and has therefore bemoaned the alarming figures of girls of school going age who are out of school, which could adversely impact ...

Read More »

Thirty students receive 2017 Presidential BECE Award

Nana Addo

Thirty students drawn from the 10 regions of the country have received awards from President Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo for their academic excellence in the 2017 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Out of the 30 awardees, four are students with special needs; two visually impaired and two with hearing impairment. Each student took home a citation, certificate, plaque, a gold medal, ...

Read More »

Support Govt’s education initiatives – Second Lady to teachers

Samira Bawumia, the wife of Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has admonished teachers to continuously support government policies aimed at improving the quality of education in the country. She has also called on teachers to be effective role models to students and guide them to become successful future leaders. The Second Lady was speaking at the 68th Speech and Prize-giving ...

Read More »

Microsoft pushes for more practical approach to education in Ghana

American technology company, Microsoft has organised an education leaders event in Accra to address the digital transformation of education across the globe. The event, supported by Zepto Ghana Ltd, Point of View and Africa Schools Online, brought together Heads of Institutions, Directors of IT, Teachers and actors in the education sector to appreciate how Microsoft’s latest technologies and education tools can ...

Read More »

Lebanese community offers scholarships to children of Ghanaian peacekeepers

The Lebanese community in Ghana has awarded scholarships to 19 wards of martyrs of the Ghana Armed Forces. The programme, in its third year, is one of the initiatives that the Lebanese community is running to help promote education in Ghana. Speaking at the ceremony, the Lebanese ambassador to Ghana, Ali H. Halabi, acknowledged the contribution of Ghanaian soldiers in ...

Read More »

‘It’s better to sit on bare floor and get education’ – NPP MP

In response to criticisms of the challenges facing the Free SHS programme, NPP Member of Parliament for Gomoa West, Alex Abban, has said that it is better for students to sit on bare floor without desks, or study under trees than hawk on the streets without being educated. There have been reports of various challenges facing the programme, including reports ...

Read More »

Plan educational activities with women’s needs in mind – Research Scientist

Managers of Ghana’s educational system have been admonished to consider the needs of girls when planning educational activities. According to a Senior Research Scientist at the Ghana Space Science Technology Institute of the Ghana Atomic Energy Commission, Dr. Nana Ama Brown Klutse, taking cognizance of the biological makeup of women at the planning stages of educational activities will encourage more ...

Read More »

#Ghbudget: Capitation grant to increase in 2018

In fulfillment of its promise to make basic education free and accessible to all, government has announced plans to increase capitation grant from GHC 9.00 to GHC 10.00 in 2018. The previous NPP government, led by former President John Agyekum Kufour, reinforced free basic education through the disbursement of capitation grants, with an initial amount of GHC 3.00 per pupil ...

Read More »

Literacy Challenge grand finale [Live streaming]

 

Read More »