Category: Education

Ridge Church Marks 57th Speech Day

The Ridge Church School, Accra, has held its 57th Speech and Prize-Giving Day, and passing-out ceremony, at which over 90 Junior High School pupils graduated. Prizes were awarded pupils who excelled in various subjects. In an address, the Headmistress, Mrs. Afua Dake, urged the graduates to carry into the wider world, the moral values inculcated in them by the school. […]

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Gov’t  Urged To Build More Science Schools In The NR

Gov’t Urged To Build More Science Schools In The NR

The Regent of Dagbon, Kampakuya-Na Abdulai Yakubu   Andani, has appealed to the government to construct more science and technology based educational institutions in the three northern regions to bridge the gap between the north and south in the study of science. “We appreciate the efforts of government at improving education in the country, however, we urge government to do more, […]

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`Stigma,Problems For HIV Positive Teachers’

`Stigma,Problems For HIV Positive Teachers’

Only 120 HIV/AIDS positive Teachers, nationwide, are members of the Network of Teachers and Educational Workers on HIV/AIDS, Ghana (NETEWAG), says Mr Haruna Ibn Hassan, an Executive Member of the organisation. He was speaking at a two-day workshop for members of the Network, at Dodowa in the Shai/Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, and attributed the non-disclosure of status […]

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Breast Education Taken To Swedru

It is absolutely needless for women who constitute the majority of breast cancer patients to die from the disease when options for treatment are available, Dr (Mrs) Beatrice WiafeAddai, a renowned breast care specialist and consultant breast surgeon has stated. She made it clear that,” Once the disease is curable, treatable and survivable, it is totally inexcusable to fold arms […]

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Minister laments Criticsms Of Education System

Minister laments Criticsms Of Education System

The Minister of Education, Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, has bemoaned the attitude where the country’s education system received criticism as if it has never yield any positive results. She conceded that there were challenges with the system but many Ghanaians have passed through it to become successful and wondered why people continue to criticize the system instead of hailing it. […]

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350 Pupils Crammed Into 5 Classrooms

350 Pupils Crammed Into 5 Classrooms

PARENTS have been advised to send their wards to school instead of allowing them to loiter during farming seasons. PASTOR Samuel Wiredu, of the Kpassa Apostolic church, in the Northern Region, who made the call, urged benevolent organisations like NGOs to also provide the needed infrastructure to enable more idle children to enrol in school.

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CCE Holds Annual Women’s Confab

CCE Holds Annual Women’s Confab

The Centre for Continuing Education (CCE) of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) has held its 2nd annual women’s conference, on the theme: “Equality for women is progress for all through total inclusion for all”. The three-day event, which sought to promote female advancement in the country, was initiated by the Distance Education Students Association, Ghana, (DESAG) and was attended […]

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Wesley Grammer SHS Gets New Board

The reconstituted 15-member Board of Governors of the Wesley Grammar Senior High School, Accra, under the Chairmanship of Right Reverend Titus Awotwe Pratt, the Bishop of the Accra Diocese of the Methodist Church, Ghana,  has been inaugurated to steer the affairs of the school for the next three years. The other members are Mrs. Elizabeth A. De-Souza, Very Reverend Paa […]

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UEW, GILLBT Streghthen Relationship

UEW, GILLBT Streghthen Relationship

The Head of the Department of Gur Gonja Education of the University of Education, Winneba, (UEW) Dr. Samuel A Atintono, has called for a deeper collaboration between the university and the Ghana Institute of Linguistics, Literacy and Bible Translation (GILLBT), in the documentation of the Kusaal language. According to him, GILLBT has the expertise to handle it and that the […]

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WFP Awards Scholarships To 14 Girls

WFP Awards Scholarships To 14 Girls

The World Food Programme (WFP) has supported the education of 14 brilliant but needy Junior High School female pupils in the Upper West, Upper East and Northern Regions, under its scholarship scheme instituted 12 years ago. Each of the beneficiaries received a certificate, a hamper, school bag and GH¢800, to enable them to complete their education. So far, 320 girls […]

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