Category: Education

Ho Polytechnic Holds Congregation

Ho Polytechnic Holds Congregation

The Ho Polytechnic has held its 13th congregation, at which 1,079 students were awarded the Higher National Diploma and Bache-lor’s Degrees in their various fields of study. The chairman of the polytechnic’s Governing Council, Dr Anthony A. Adimado, expressed his pleasure with them for completing their studies, and assured that the polytechnic would be a centre of excellence, in technological […]

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Encourage Girls To Enrol In School

Encourage Girls To Enrol In School

The Greater Accra Regional Director of Education, Mrs. Elizabeth de-Souza, has entreated stakeholders to ensure that all school going age females enrol in schools, and are encouraged to complete their education. According to her, that is one way of breaking the vicious cycle of poverty and leading them to a better future. “Report on this region indicates a worrying trend […]

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Upgrade Colleges  Of Education

Upgrade Colleges Of Education

The Head of Applied Linguistics of the University of Education, Winneba, Dr. Rebecca Akpanglo, has appealed to the government to, as a matter of urgency, consider making the Colleges of Education, four-year degree awarding. According to her, this would reduce the pressure on University of Cape Coast and University of Education, Winneba; the only two teacher-training universities in the country.

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Colleges Of Education Teachers On Strike

Colleges Of Education Teachers On Strike

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETEG) have embarked on a nationwide strike action. They are demanding to be put on the same status as university teachers, as per the terms of the upgrading of the Colleges of Education to Tertiary status. A statement issued by Meteku Benjamin Kwaku, a teacher at the Presbyterian College of Education, said, […]

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Colonialism Has Affected Ghanaian Culture

Colonialism Has Affected Ghanaian Culture

The Western Regional Director of the Centre for National Culture, Mr. Benjamin L. Anaba Anyelom, has observed that Ghanaian culture is no longer what it used to be, and attributed the change to colonialism and its attendant influences on the people. “The Ghanaian culture was so unique that it distinguished her from other African countries and the other parts of […]

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BECE Begins Today

BECE Begins Today

This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), commences throughout the country today, with English Language Papers One (objective) and Two (essay), and Social Studies Paper One (objective). It would end on Monday, June 24, with the French Paper Two (essay), and the Information and Communication Technology Papers One (objective) and Two (essay).  According to statistics made available to the ‘Ghanaian […]

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Govenmentt Urged To Improve  School Feeding Programme

Govenmentt Urged To Improve School Feeding Programme

Stakeholders, including caterers, farmers, nutritionists and educationists have appealed to the government to improve the School Feeding Programme (SFP) to enable it to achieve its objectives. The stakeholders made the appeal at a day’s forum organised by the Programme in collaboration with the Ministry of Local Government and Rural Development (MLGRD), at Koforidua on Thursday.

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Govenment Rallies Support For  Best  Teacher Award

Govenment Rallies Support For Best Teacher Award

The Deputy Minister of Education, Mr. Alex Kyeremeh, has called on corporate bodies to partner government in organising this year’s Best Teacher Award Ceremony, to be held on October 5. He made the call in Accra recently at the presentation of Special Certificate of Appreciation to 14 corporate bodies which sponsored the 2012 edition of the Awards.

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391,079 Candidates To Write 2013 BECE

391,079 Candidates To Write 2013 BECE

A total of 391,079 candidates, from 11, 778 public and private junior high schools, nationwide, have registered to write this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examinations (BECE), which commences on Monday, June 17 and ends on June 24. The examinations are to be held at 1, 378 centres, under 13, 714 invigilators and 2, 675 supervisors.

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