Category: Education

Technical education is not for academically weak students——–Minister

Mrs Barbara Asher Ayisi, Deputy Minister of Education has bemoaned the negative mindset of the public, particularly parents who regard technical education as the preserve of academically weak students. She has therefore, appealed to parents and guardians to eschew the perception and allow their children particularly females who desired to pursue technical and vocational education to have the liberty to […]

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Don’t bar pregnant nursing students from exams—MoH orders colleges

Don’t bar pregnant nursing students from exams—MoH orders colleges

The Ministry of Health (MoH), the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Conference of Heads of Training Institutions (COHETI) have jointly declared that pregnant nursing and midwifery students must be allowed to write examinations. According to the three institutions, the barring of pregnant students from taking examinations is illegal and unconstitutional. The decision was taken at a meeting of […]

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UCC, Gujarat Forensic Sciences University sign MOU

The University of Cape Coast (UCC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University, Gandhinagar India to strengthen the capacity of faculty members of the Department of Forensic Sciences of UCC. Under the programme, students in the field of forensic sciences would have the chance in assessing training opportunities that comes with the partnership. An […]

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GES to set up M&E system for free SHS

GES to set up M&E system for free SHS

The Ghana Education Service (GES), has hinted of setting up a strong monitoring and evaluation system to see to the successful implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) proposed by the government. According to the Director-General of GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, the monitoring and evaluation team, which would include auditors, would help with the auditing of facilities of […]

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MP gives mathematical sets to JHS students

MP gives mathematical sets to JHS students

Two thousand five-hundred mathematical sets have been presented to the Ablekuma Central Sub-Metro Education Unit for distribution to final year pupils writing the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Presenting the items, the Member of Parliament for the area, Mr Ebenezer Nartey said the educational materials including pens, erasers and pencils would improve the academic performance of the pupils. He said […]

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15 ICT students to learn in China

15 ICT students to learn in China

Fifteen selected University students pursuing Information Communication Technology (ICT) programmes are to undertake a 10-day training programme at Huawei facilities in China.   The students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, the University of Ghana, the Ashesi University College and the University of Ghana would join other studiers from 95 countries for this year’s “Huawei seeds for […]

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540 girls’ benefits from Camfed programme

540 girls’ benefits from Camfed programme

A total of 540 girls’ from the Upper West Region who successfully completed their secondary school education with support from Camfed Ghana’s Scholarship and bursary programme have also benefitted from the annual school leavers graduation and transition training programme. The programme which is held annually for students who successfully completed their secondary education formed part of Camfed Ghana’s programme of […]

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Ampia-Ajumako Methodist Primary School to get a new six-unit classroom block

Ampia-Ajumako Methodist Primary School to get a new six-unit classroom block

A sod cutting ceremony to pave way for the construction of a six-unit classroom block for the Ampia-Ajumako Methodist School in the Central Region has been held. The project is to be undertaken by a philanthropist, Siisi Quano in collaboration with the Methodist Church. Speaking at the event, the General Manager of Methodist Basic Schools, Very Rev Naana Dan Nyame,  […]

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Nine Ghanaian kids to participate in international competition

Nine winners of the ‘Toyota Dream Car Art Contest’, held in Accra will participate in the international competition to be held in Japan later this year. Out of about 100 participants, the nine children made up of the top three winners from each category: Children under eight years, those from eight to 11 and children from 12 to 15 years […]

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Use technology to enhance learning – Students urged

Use technology to enhance learning – Students urged

Professor Martha Sedega,a lecturer of the Mainland Medical University, USA, has urged students to take advantage of the revolution of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) to bridge the information gap in academia. She said the cyber space had become a virtual library where students could access learning materials to improve on their performance in schools and institutions of higher learning. […]

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