Category: Education

GES inaugurates ER Girls Educ. Network executives

GES inaugurates ER Girls Educ. Network executives

The Eastern Regional Office of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has appointed a six member Executive Committee to spearhead the Girls Education Network (GEN), a body aimed at enhancing girl-child education in the region. Among other objectives, the Committee has the task of mobilising resources and facilitating the development and progress of girls’ education in the region. Chaired by Stephen […]

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3 schools to battle in NSMQ finals

3 schools to battle in NSMQ finals

The grand finale of the 2017 National Science and Math Quiz will be held on Thursday at the National Theatre in Accra. The event will have three schools; St. Thomas Aquinas, Adisadel College and Prempeh College, battle for supremacy in the prestigious brainy competition. The three competitors successfully triumphed over other schools throughout the contest to make it to the […]

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Tanoso nursing trainees deny paying unapproved fees

The Student’s Representative Council (SRC) of the Community Health Nurses’ Training College at Tanoso in the Tano North District of Brong-Ahafo Region, has refuted media reports that the school authorities are charging unapproved fees. The student body said it was untrue that they were “bracing up for a demonstration”, as reported in the story which was circulating in the social […]

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TEWU takes lead in attitudinal change education

Mr Augustine Saakuur–Karbo, General Secretary, Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), says the call for attitudinal change to work by President Nana Addo Akufo-Addo is cogent, in the right direction, productive and a stimulant. In this regard, he said, workers in all sectors of the economy should take the call in good faith and eschew laziness, drunkenness, malingering, lateness and […]

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Glassblowing unit of UCC inaugurated

Glassblowing unit of UCC inaugurated

A refurbished Glassblowing Unit of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) with the capacity to produce glass used in the laboratories for medical diagnostics and experiments has been commissioned on the university campus. The Unit which would be providing pipettes, burettes and test tubes is expected to produce for the local markets with the view of reducing the expenses on […]

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Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A JHS plead for new toilet facility

Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A JHS plead for new toilet facility

Pupils of Brofoyedru D/A Junior High School in the Atwima Kwanwoma District of the Ashanti Region have appealed to the government to reconstruct a dilapidated toilet facility for the school. They feared that the abandoned structure could cave in if it was not given immediate attention. The pupils said life was uncomfortable for them because they joined long queues at […]

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EKGS Culinary Institute graduates 105 students

EKGS Culinary Institute graduates 105 students

The EKGS Culinary Institute has held its 37th Graduation Ceremony for 105 graduands who have finished undergoing training in cake-making and decorating (Sugar craft). Others also specialised in pastry art, cookery arts and floral décor for which they were all presented with certificates. Addressing the graduands, Mrs Efua Otuwaa Goode-Obeng Kyei, Director of the Institute said the culinary industry which […]

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Stakeholders call for guidelines for distribution of free school uniforms

Stakeholders call for guidelines for distribution of free school uniforms

Stakeholders in education at a policy dialogue forum organised in Bolgatanga have called for the institutionalisation of guidelines for government’s intervention on free school uniforms distribution. The forum, which was organised by SEND-Ghana and attracted various stakeholders in the education sector, including circuit supervisors, head teachers, school management committees, parent teacher association, traditional rulers and technocrats of the Municipal Assembly, […]

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Korpehem D/A Basic School pupils heave a sigh of relief … As MP fixes ripped off roof

Korpehem D/A Basic School pupils heave a sigh of relief … As MP fixes ripped off roof

Mrs Comfort Doyoe Cudjoe-Ghansah, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ada Constituency in the Greater Accra Region, last week, fixed the roof for Korpehem D/A Basic School which was ripped off by rainstorm five months ago. The MP said she replaced the damaged roof so that teaching and learning activities can take place at the school. It is recalled that […]

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Provide funds for inclusive education – PWDs

Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) have appealed to government and relevant stakeholders in education to “immediately” make funds available to implement the inclusive education policy. Mr Brandford Tay, member, Steering Committee of Coalition of NGOs for Disabilities in Volta Region, said it was not enough for government to formulate the policy and challenged it to demonstrate commitment to it through funding. […]

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