Category: Education

Prof. Wosornu addressing the forum

Edu. Director deplores handwriting in South Tongu schools

Mrs. Angelica Attakey, South Tongu District Director of Education has recommended the use of “my first copy book” in some second cycle schools in the district. She believes that the book, which is usually used at the basic level of education to improve the handwriting of pupils, would help students in the district to write legibly, since the general state […]

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Tema SHS holds 55th speech and prize giving day

A retired Educational Consultant, Dr. Stephen Adu, has urged students to internalise the values of their schools in order to contribute effectively to the development of the country. He said “At the end of your Senior High Education you must not only be seen to have passed through the school but you should be disciplined, honest, hard working and prepared […]

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Ghana Christian University College, UNICAF sign MoU

Ghana Christian University College, UNICAF sign MoU

The Ghana Christian University College (GCUC) has officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with UNICAF, an organisation that provides scholarships for African students and others worldwide to pursue internationally recognised online degree programmes. The agreement would offer students  UNICAF scholarship programme to enable them to study any degree of their choice with one of its partner

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Adopt positive attitude towards entrepreneurship -students urged

Adopt positive attitude towards entrepreneurship -students urged

Students have been challenged to embrace change, develop positive attitudes towards entrepreneurship and improve upon their communication skills in order to meet changing market demands. “Current job market requires extra creativity and innovation in addition to the higher educational knowledge, to make a difference and ensure change,” the Pro.Vice- Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Professor Kwame Offei has said.

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Indomie Rep My School winners in Accra receive prizes

Two Junior High School students have been presented with educational scholarship worth GH 4,000 for coming top in their categories at the end of the Indomie Rep My School talent show. The students, 14- year-old Rebecca Azikugik of Teshie R.C Basic School and 15- year-old Michael Majid who just completed Cable and Wireless Basic School, Bubuashie, were crowned winners in […]

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Asebuman SHS calls for infrastructural support

Asebuman SHS calls for infrastructural support

Okatakyi Amenfi VII, the Omanhen of Asebu Traditional Area, has appealed to the government and stakeholders to support the Asebuman Senior High School in its bid to improve infrastructural facilities. Speaking at a durbar to commemorate the 11th Apayamkese Festival of the people of Asebu, in the Abura Asebu Kwamankese (AAK) District of the Central Region, the omanhen said improved […]

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University of Ghana makes progress in reducing gender gap

University of Ghana makes progress in reducing gender gap

The University of Ghana (UG) has made significant progress in reducing the gap in access to higher education between the genders. Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice-Chancellor of the University, said at the beginning of the 2016/2017 Academic Year, for the main campus, Accra City Campus, Korle-Bu Campus and the Distance Education programmes. The University offered admission to a total […]

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Don’t drift away from mission and mandate -Technical Universities told

Don’t drift away from mission and mandate -Technical Universities told

The Chairman of the African Union of Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET), Dr. George Afeti, has advised management of new technical universities to guard against drifting away from their mission and mandate. He stated that the expanded autonomy conferred on the converted polytechnics as technical universities should not become license for indiscriminately mounting of new programmes without ensuring that […]

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Majority of Ghanaians unable to complete Secondary Education – UNESCO Report

Many Ghanaian students are still unable to complete secondary education in spite of efforts to make education accessible and progressive, the 2016 Global Education Monitoring (GEM) Report has said. The first of a new series of post-2015 reports said 53 per cent of students in Ghana were able to complete Junior High School (JHS) education while only 39 per cent […]

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University of Ghana graduates 6,587 students

University of Ghana graduates 6,587 students

The University of Ghana has held a graduation ceremony for over 6,587 students from four colleges who completed their programmes of study in the 2015/2016 academic year. The two day programme consisted of 192 graduates from the College of Basic and Applied Science (CBAS), 1,550 from the College of Education (CoE), 581 from the College of Health Sciences (CHS) and […]

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