Category: Education

Pupils advised to take lessons serious

Mr Clement Nii Lamptey Wilkinso, the Ga West Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has advised students to take their lessons at school serious to become good assets to the society. He said education was key to development and therefore the students should be much focused on their books to be well endowed to take up responsible positions to contribute their quota […]

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Five KTU students get Biege Foundation scholarship

Five KTU students get Biege Foundation scholarship

Five students of the Koforidua Technical University (KTU) have received awards from Biege Foundation for their exceptional academic performance and innovation in their various fields of studies. The five are Antony Kweku, a second year Post Harvest Student; Abigail Padmore Mantel, second year Building Technology; Achin Godwin Tetteh, Second year Automotive Engineering, Fiano Theophilus, third year Purchasing and Supply and […]

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‘BECE graduands must prepare for next stage’

Mr Alexander Buadi, Volta Regional Director of Ghana Education Service (GES) has advised candidates who wrote this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) to prepare for the next stage of education. He cautioned them against forced marriage and teenage pregnancy, saying, they must look beyond the basic level. A total of 30,385 pupils from 1,173 schools sat for the 2017 […]

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More children better at mathematics than reading

A study to measure the basic literacy and numeracy competency  levels of children from six to 15 years has shown that more pupils from primary (P) three to P6 can do a P2 level division as against a few who can read a P2 level story . The study was conducted at 20 enumeration areas in the Kpandai District of the […]

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UCC introduces new sandwich programmes

UCC introduces new sandwich programmes

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has introduced a number of programmes at the undergraduate and graduate level. The programmes which are under its sandwich mode of education to meet new demands and challenges of contemporary society include Bachelor of Science (Health Information Management), Master of Education (Art Education), Master of Education (Economics Education), Master of Education (Accounting Education), and […]

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Headteachers asked to learn to develop SPIP

Headteachers in public basic schools have been urged to learn to develop and implement School Performance Improvement Plan (SPIP) to enhance school activities. Mrs Patty Assan, the Ashaiman Municipal Director of Education, who made the call said the plan provided an opportunity for schools to identify priority activities that could be implemented for the purpose of improving performance. Mrs Assan […]

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Regional Maritime University gets new hostel

Regional Maritime University gets new hostel

The Regional Maritime University (RMU) has commissioned a new hostel as part of efforts to solve the accommodation problems faced by students. The new hostel named “Gambia Hostel” sponsored by the Republic of Gambia, was commissioned as part of the 18th Board of Governors meeting held last Friday to dialogue on issues affecting the university. Estimated to cost $400, 000, […]

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USAID donates five vehicles to the Education Ministry

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Friday donated five Land Cruiser Prados to the Ministry of Education to support the USAID Ghana Partnership for Education: Learning Activity (PELA). The vehicles would be used in monitoring the programme, which aims at enhancing teaching and learning in Ghanaian schools. Speaking to the Ghana News Agency, Madam Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam, Director, […]

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468,053 candidates write BECE nationwide

468,053 candidates write BECE nationwide

Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) began on Monday in all examination centres across the country. From Sunyani, Daniel Dzirasah, reports that a total of 43,744 candidates are writing this year’s BECE in the Brong-Ahafo Region as compared to 42,659 candidates in 2016. Out of the 43,744 candidates, 23,311 are boys with 20,433 girls while in 2016, 22,716 out of the […]

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Eschew examination malpractices ….Shai Osudoku MCE tells BECE candidates

Eschew examination malpractices ….Shai Osudoku MCE tells BECE candidates

The Municipal Chief Executive, of Shai Osudoku Mr. Daniel Akuffo, has urged candidates writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination to eschew all forms of examination malpractices in order not to jeopardise their future careers. He said this yesterday when he toured some examination centres in the area to access the progress of the BECE in the district. He was accompanied […]

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