Category: Education

‘Inculcate good reading habit in children’

‘Inculcate good reading habit in children’

Lily Akua Mintah, President of Share Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that caters for the educational needs of brilliant but needy students, has underscored the need for parents to help inculcate good reading habits in their children to influence their academic performance. She observed that parents’ involvement in their wards’ academic performance contributes to an increase in their perceived level of […]

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GNAT condemns Director for canning a teacher

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has condemned the action of the Western Regional Director of Education, Mrs. Enyonam Afi Amefuga for canning a teacher in class. According to the association, the Education Director could have exercised circumspection taking into consideration of the fact that there exist codes of conduct in the teaching profession. It has therefore called on […]

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Jayee University College graduates 400 students

Jayee University College graduates 400 students

Jayee University College (JUC) has graduated 400 students at its 8th congregation held in Accra at the weekend. The students graduated in various disciplines including Business Administration and Communication Science. Speaking at the ceremony held on the theme ‘The role of the private university in national capacity building’, the President of JUC, Professor Emmanuel Nicholas Abaka mentioned that, there was […]

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First ever crossword puzzle book launched

First ever crossword puzzle book launched

The first ever crossword puzzle book to be authored and published in the country has been launched in Accra. Titled, “Crossword Puzzles – Fun for All,” written by an educationist, Mrs Elfrida Naa Ayikailey Adablah, seeks to instill in children the culture of brainstorming and finding solutions to daily challenges of life. It is published in three categories, children in […]

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National Vocational Training Institute to construct CMMTI

National Vocational Training Institute to construct CMMTI

An interim management committee chaired by Mr. Eugene Dompey has been inaugurated for the Construction Machinery Mechanic Training Institute (CMMTI) of the National Vocational Training Institute in Accra. The controller of apprenticeship of the NVTI, Mrs. Juliana Nkrumah, speaking at the ceremony in Accra on Friday urged the members to offer their best for the growth of the institute. Mrs. […]

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Krobo Girls students offered breast cancer education

Krobo Girls students offered breast cancer education

About 2,300 students of Krobo Girls Senior High School in the Eastern Region have benefited from a breast cancer education programme undertaken with the aim of creating awareness among the students against the disease. The breast cancer education seminar, which was held in the school by Breast Care International (BCI), the main anti-breast cancer campaigner, was part of efforts to […]

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Men’s Fellowship donates to Dzorwulu Special Sch

The Accra Ridge Church Men’s Fellowship has donated food items to the Dzorwulu Special School to support the upkeep of the students. The donation included bags of sugar, rice, flour, corn, gari, beans, five litre oil, three cartons of milk, two cartons of mackerel, 50 T-shirts and second-hand clothing. The presentation forms part of the association’s 30th anniversary celebrations. Presenting […]

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Encourage students to conduct technologically based researches —-Private Universities told

Private universities have been advised to encourage students to conduct researches that are technologically based with the focus on solving societal problems such as sanitation, unemployment and inadequate power supply. The Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Professor Joseph Ghartey, in a speech read on his behalf at the 2nd congregation of West End University College (WEUC) […]

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Tema Tech Institute students visits Times, Spectator

Tema Tech Institute students visits Times, Spectator

Final year print students of theTema Technical Institute on Friday visited the New Times Corporation (NTC), publishers of the Ghanaian Times and The Spectator to acquaint themselves with the processes leading to the production of newspapers. Accompanied by their tutors, the 18 students were taken through news gathering, writing, editing, and selection, layout designing and printing, by staff in charge […]

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Ghana is losing school children to Galamsey – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) says a chunk of children of school going age are constantly being taken from the classroom through the activities of illegal miners (Galamsey). GNAT said galamsey activities were also leading to health implications and dangers, whilst children were directly or indirectly being killed as a result. It has therefore, called on the government […]

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