Category: Education

Teachers will be promoted based on performance – Minister

Teachers will be promoted based on performance – Minister

Progression of teachers would no longer be automatic due to long service but based on performance measured against the Teacher Standards developed by the National Teaching Council. Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, made this known during the 10th Congregation of Our Lady of Apostles (OLA) College of Education in Cape Coast at the […]

email
Read more ›
High school certificate no longer sufficient – Prof. Owusu Gyapong

High school certificate no longer sufficient – Prof. Owusu Gyapong

Professor John Owusu Gyapong, Vice Chancellor, University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) has observed that high school certificate is no longer sufficient as a terminal credential in the current information and technology-based economy. He said a cursory observation indicated that most fast growing jobs that paid reasonably well required at least a post-secondary education and urged Senior High School […]

Read more ›
Mount Calvary Child Development celebrates 5th anniversary

Mount Calvary Child Development celebrates 5th anniversary

The Nsawam Municpal Director of Education, Mrs Esther Armah has urged women to make the education of their children a priority. “As parents you must place value on the education of your child by investing in them and avoid spending much on funeral cloths and parties,” she added. The education director gave the advice at the fifth anniversary celebration of […]

Read more ›
‘Purchase reading materials for your children’

‘Purchase reading materials for your children’

Parents have been admonished to invest in the knowledge of their children by purchasing reading materials for them. The move according to the managing director of Winmat Publishers Limited, Mr Edward Addo  would help enrich their vocabulary and knowledge of the children. Mr Addo made this known at the launch of a book titled “My Time, My Nation” by Emeritus […]

Read more ›
Africa must focus on practical education —Dr Ankomah

Africa must focus on practical education —Dr Ankomah

Africa need to move away from grammar type of education to practical education such as technical and professional programmes, Director of Academics of Crystal Galaxy College, Dr Isaac V. Ankomah has said He said that Africa needed people who were creative to come out with new ideas and solutions to deal with the challenges facing the continent. Dr Ankomah was […]

Read more ›
Commit more resources into research ….Government urged

Commit more resources into research ….Government urged

A former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof Ernest Aryeetey has stressed the need for government to commit more funding for research purposes to aid the nation’s socio-economic development. He indicated that the nation over the years had failed to put premium on research, saying, “Our leaders seldom show interest in research activities”. Prof. Aryeetey made the call […]

Read more ›
College of Hope graduates 80 students

College of Hope graduates 80 students

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Strategic Communications (Stratcom) Africa, Ms Esther Amba Numaba Cobbah has advised students to make discipline and the fear of God, a priority. Addressing students of Hope College during their third graduation, held at Gomoa-Fete last Saturday,  she said “I don’t know what challenges you have faced or might be facing but I have no […]

Read more ›
Galaxy International holds annual science fair

Galaxy International holds annual science fair

East Legon based private school, Galaxy International, over the weekend held the 13th edition of its annual Science Fair. The fair is an avenue where students put into practice what they have been taught in the classroom over the one year period. This year’s science exhibition witnessed over a 100 stands displaying the various works of students from the primary, […]

Read more ›
Mafi-Kumase SHTS celebrates 33rd anniversary

Mafi-Kumase SHTS celebrates 33rd anniversary

President Nana Akufo-Addo on Saturday joined the people of Mafi-Kumase for the 33rd anniversary and second speech and prize giving day celebration of the Mafi-Kumase Senior High Technical School in the Central Tongu District, of the Volta Region. The event was under the theme: Raising an incorruptible generation: The role of quality free secondary/technical Education. President Akufo-Addo who was the guest […]

Read more ›
Data Link Institute matriculates 236 students

Data Link Institute matriculates 236 students

Data Link Institute has matriculated 236 students at a ceremony held at Tema, at the weekend. The students will pursue various undergraduate programme in Business and computer science schools, Professional Programmes like Logistics and Transport. Addressing the students, Professor Jacob J. Nartey urged the students to make their stay in the school profitable by taking their studies seriously. He assured […]

Read more ›