Category: Education

Breman Asikuma chief calls for peace

Odeefo Amoakwa Buadu VIII, Paramount Chief of Breman Asikuma Traditional Area, has advised Ghanaians not to take the peace and stability the country is enjoying for granted. He called also for a high sense of nationalism and the spirit of oneness as the country approached the December 7 general elections. Odeefo Buadu gave the advice while addressing his Divisional and […]

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Ghana needs more women in political positions – Ambassador

Ghana needs more women in political positions – Ambassador

Ghanaian’s Ambassador to Italy, Molly Anim-Addo, has called for more participation of women in politics to enable them to forcefully project their concerns. She said the country’s governance structure should make it easier for women to enter politics without being hindered by social stigma that politics was a dirty game. In an exclusive interview with The Ghanaian Times, after the […]

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Workshop on Basic University Teaching Skills underway

The Association of African Universities (AAU) is holding an intensive training course on Basic University Teaching Skills, in Accra, to equip lecturers with the foundations for effective teaching. The five-day quality assurance workshop is being attended by 30 participants from Ghana, Nigeria and Ethiopia. It is focusing on topics such as Educational Psychology, Educational Philosophy, Educational Sociology, Bloom’s Tacitly, Teaching […]

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Father Weiggers Basic School gets school complex

Father Weiggers Basic School gets school complex

An ultra-modern school complex has been commissioned for the Reverend Father Wieggers Basic School at Nsawam in the Eastern Region on Wednesday. The GH¢149,746.28 edifice which was built within a year has facilities such as classrooms and offices. The school was also provided with dual desks for the classrooms by the Nsawam Municipal Assembly. The Municipal Chief Executive, Mr. Ben […]

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More children benefit from CBE

Out-of-school children from five districts in the Northern and Upper West regions can now enroll in the formal school system thanks to the Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme. The CBE programme afforded the 9,139 out of school children, comprising 5,118 boys and 4,021 girls, the opportunity to acquire basic literacy and numeracy skills within a period of nine months (January […]

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Teachers urged to be upright

Mr. Anthony Kwaku Amoah, a Public Relations Officer (PRO) of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has urged teachers to be morally disciplined for enhanced education service delivery to students. Speaking at a forum organised by the Academy of International Youth Fellowship (IYF)-Ghana, Mr. Anthony Amoah lauded non-governmental organisations and corporate bodies for their efforts at helping to provide quality education […]

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Reading Festival launched for Ga South pupils

The Ga South Education Directorate has launched the maiden edition of its Reading Festival with the aim of promoting reading culture among pupils in the area. The launch, which was held at Gbawe, under the auspices of USAID Ghana Partnership for Education, had the theme, “Learn to read, read to learn.” Madam Felicia Agyeibea Okai, Ga South Municipal Education Director, […]

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Odorgonno Model School marks Speech Day

The maiden speech and prize giving day of Odorgonno Model Basic School was held on Saturday in Accra with a call on parents to prioritise their children’s education in order to secure their future. According to the Municipal Director of Ga-Central, Mr. Aristo Aryee parents who empower children through education position them ahead of other children. Mr. Aryee said that […]

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Ada Sec. Tech appeals for classroom block

Ada Sec. Tech appeals for classroom block

The Headmaster of Ada Senior High Technical School, Mr. Abraham Tetteh Narh Saam, has appealed to government to help in providing a six unit classroom block to accommodate the 800 first year students allocated to the school this year. He said the school, which was the only senior high in the Ada West District lacked adequate classrooms, and if urgent […]

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Takoradi Tech. University moves to achieve objectives

Takoradi Tech. University moves to achieve objectives

The Takoradi Technical University at Takoradi in the Western Region has held a symposium with the aim of mobilising the support of all stakeholders to achieve its objectives under its new university status. The staff’s symposium was to adequately inform the staff about the processes leading to the transition of the university from a polytechnic and plans for the future. […]

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