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Osudoku SHS reopens today after Chinese factory’s partial closure

The Headmistress of Osudoku Senior High Technical, Sylvia Baaba Yankey, has confirmed to Citi News that classes  will resume today [Friday] after almost a week of closure. The school was closed down last week after pollution from a Chinese company, Shinefeel Ghana Limited, sited close by the school, made it unbearable for both students and teachers. The Environmental Protection Agency [EPA], on ...

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GES sacks ‘runaway’ sex-tape Headmaster

The Asikuma-Odoben-Brakwa District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service [GES], has indicated that it has ordered the head teacher caught in a widely circulated sex video, Robert Seppey, to hand over the administration of the Breman Adamanu D/A Basic School to the circuit supervisor of the area. In a release issued on Tuesday by the District Director of Education, Isaac Godwin ...

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Submit Free SHS returns by Friday or be sanctioned – GES to Heads

The Ghana Education Service (GES), says it will sanction Heads of Senior High Schools who fail to submit returns on the funds released to their schools under the Free SHS programme by Friday. The submission of the returns is to ensure the disbursement of additional funds for the feeding and the general upkeep of students in the various schools. According to ...

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Distance education students angry over ‘selective’ recruitment

The Distance Education Students Association of Ghana (DESAG), has accused the Ministry of Education of discriminating against it members in a recent recruitment exercise. The Ministry recently received clearance from the Finance Ministry to replace, recruit and re-appoint 22,802 teaching and non-teaching staff for the 2017/2018 academic year in first and second cycle institutions across the country. But the Public ...

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Teachers warn GES against wrongful transfers

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has expressed dissatisfaction with the manner in which the Ghana Education Service (GES) is transferring teachers without their transfer grants. The Association said it continues to receive complaints from teachers that they were being compelled to fill a “weaver of T and T” form to go on transfer, while they had not made ...

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La PRESEC head transferred for charging ‘illegal’ fees – Deputy Minister

The Ministry of Education has clarified why the headmaster of the La Presbyterian Senior High School, Samuel Salamat, was transferred. According to the Ministry the decision was taken not because Mr. Salamat spoke to the media, but for charging unapproved fees under the government’s free Senior High School education policy. Mr. Salamat has been transferred to the head office of the Ghana Education ...

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Reverse La PRESEC headmaster’s transfer – NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has asked government to reverse the transfer of headmaster of the La Presbyterian Senior High School, Samuel Salamat, if he was removed for exposing challenges in his school to the media. Mr. Salamat has been transferred to the head office of the Ghana Education Service for asking parents to pay GHc80 to procure plastic chairs ...

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GES ‘removes’ La PRESEC headmaster

The government has effectively removed the headmaster of La PRESEC for reportedly opening up to the media over the lack of furniture in the school. The headmaster of the school, Samuel Salamat, is said to have been transferred to the Curriculum Research of Development Division (CRDD) at the Headquarters of the Ghana Education Service (G.E.S) in Accra. The transfer, an apparent punishment to Mr. ...

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GES Council summons SHS heads over allegations of charging fees

The Ghana Education Service (GES) Council has summoned some headmasters of senior high schools (SHS) to Accra to respond to allegations that they are requesting parents and guardians to pay fees already absorbed by the government under its free SHS policy. The council on Wednesday held an emergency meeting to deliberate on the reports and establish the veracity of the ...

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Akufo-Addo launches free SHS today

President Akufo-Addo will today [Tuesday] launch the government’s flagship education program, Free Senior High School to mark its take-off across the country. The event which would be held at the premises of the West Africa Senior High School at Adenta in Accra, is expected to be carried out simultaneously in all regions of the country. According to the Director General of the ...

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