Archive for Education

  • May 22, 2019

    A teen...

    Braxton Moral walked across the stage Sunday at his high school in Ulysses, Kansas, as a newly-minted graduate. Less than two weeks later, the 17-year-old is set on May 30 to mark another milestone: receiving his undergraduate degree from Harvard University. Moral’s parents enrolled him at the world-renowned institution when...

  • May 20, 2019

    Arthur Energy...

    Arthur Energy Advisors (AEA) has been recognised as the Outstanding Energy Consultancy of the Year at the West Africa Business Excellence Awards ceremony recently held in Accra. The West Africa Business Excellence Awards is intended to recognize the industry actors who have met a benchmark for excellence and to also celebrate innovative ideas that have advanced the boundaries of what is possible in the sub-region. Commenting on the award the...

  • May 20, 2019

    Private BECE...

    The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination for Private Candidates. The results have been hosted online for candidates to access. A statement signed by the Head of Public Affairs of WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, said no case of examination malpractice was recorded....

  • May 17, 2019

    Nabdam MP...

    The Member of Parliament (MP) for Nabdam, Dr Mark Kurt Nawaane, has made a donation of Gh¢10,250 for the preparation of candidates in his constituency towards this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). He has also handed out 800 sets of mathematical instruments and 800 exercise books to the candidates...

  • May 17, 2019

    GES denies...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has denied that it was charging teachers GH¢60 for the training on the New Standard-Based Curriculum for Kindergarten and Primary School teachers. The GES has, therefore, asked teachers to treat the rumour with contempt and go ahead to participate in the on-going training. The training has begun in...

  • May 16, 2019

    ‘We are...

    President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has urged Ghanaians to disregard attempts by critics to discourage the implementation of the Free Senior High School policy and support it. He said the policy was one of the most important undertakings by his administration towards developing the human resource of the nation, and...

  • May 15, 2019

    Married Young...

    Relationship adviser, Joro has shared the story of a woman whose husband has been cheating on her for about 8 years. The woman decided to seek vengeance by giving her body to another man on a platter of gold. The woman is so proud of her action and she could...

  • May 14, 2019

    GES commences...

    The Ghana Education Service in collaboration with the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), will be training 152,000 Kindergarten and Primary School teachers on the new Standard Based Curriculum for basic schools. The training program has been designed with full recognition of the exigency of modern times and the...

  • May 13, 2019

    UEW moves...

    The University of Education, Winneba, has moved to institute programmes that will take care of the academic progression of the staff of colleges of education affiliated to the university. The university has assured all categories of staff of colleges of education affiliated to it that the new programmes will seek...

  • May 13, 2019

    UG students...

    The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Ghana, Legon, has called on the government to intervene in the University management’s decision to privatise some halls of residence to defray a judgement debt ruling… The Student Representative Council (SRC) of the University of Ghana, Legon, has called on the...

  • May 10, 2019

    University of...

    Students of the University of Ghana have given management of the university as well as government a one-week ultimatum to completely halt planned privatization of some four halls of residence in the school. Authorities of the university have decided to hand over the operation of these halls to private individuals...

  • May 10, 2019

    Nurses are...

    The Chief of Wiamoase in the Sekyere South District of the Ashanti region, Nana Boakye Yiadom has identified nurses as “the most wicked of all professionals in Ghana and in the world at large”. He says nurses, since the time of “Jesus Christ”, have been so insensitive that, they feel...

  • May 9, 2019

    Filipino town...

    Authorities in Binalonan, a small Filipino town about 200 kilometres north of Manila, have made gossiping illegal under a new local law aimed at preventing rumours from spreading within the community. Trash talking someone in Binalonan could see offenders literally picking up trash under a new local law designed to...

  • May 8, 2019

    UG boosts...

    The management of the University of Ghana has announced security and safety measures on campus to protect the university community following an attack on a final-year student on Sunday, 5 May 2019… The management of the University of Ghana has announced security and safety measures on campus to protect the...

  • May 7, 2019

    UG Vice...

    Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, has announced plans to boost security on campus following an attack on a final year student on Saturday. The near-fatal attack by suspected robbers on Daniel Osei grabbed news headlines on Monday and provoked a safety campaign on Twitter...

  • May 6, 2019

    ‘Private tertiary...

    Chairman of the National Development Planning Commission, Professor Stephen Adei, has called on the Government not to deprive private tertiary institutions of government subsidies, grants and other interventions. He said universities, whether public or private, contributed to building the human capital of a nation and that both must be beneficiaries...

  • May 5, 2019

    “Men stop...

    Relationship expert and love doctor, Joro Olumofin has shared an email he received from a follower who is advising men to stop giving ladies head.   According to the man, he experienced a severe pain and sour taste in his mouth after giving a lady head during s*x. Read below;...

  • May 2, 2019

    Free SHS:...

    About half of the 280 Private Senior High schools in the country could be forced to shut down within the next few years due to the dwindling level of student enrollment in these schools, the Conference of Heads of Private Second Cycle Schools (CHOPPS) has warned. CHOPPS said the new...

  • April 28, 2019

    8 Places...

    Cell phones are practically attached to our hips—but that might not be the best place for you to put your favorite handheld device. Neither are these other spots. In your pocket Keeping your phone in your pocket seems logical, but you could be doing more harm than good. According to Lilly...

  • April 26, 2019

    Education directors...

    The Ghana Education Service (GES) has ordered all regional, Municipal, Metropolitan and District Directors of Education to declare vacancies. The Directors were ordered by the GES to declare all possible vacancies in schools in their jurisdictions in order to post newly trained teachers. This information was contained in a letter...

  • April 22, 2019

    Review public...

    The old students association of the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) wants the government to review portions of the Draft Public Universities draft Bill. According to the alumni, the section of the Bill which seeks to take away the representative of the alumni from the governing council is...

  • April 21, 2019

    19-Year-Old Ghanaian...

    A rather shocking news we have sighted from mynews.gh.com narrates how a teenager, Priscilla Kwantwi from Fomena in the Ashanti Region bled from her nostrils and died few days later after complaining to her parents that she was shot in her dream. The deceased had reportedly taken ill in the...

  • April 18, 2019

    NaCCA’s explanations...

    Former Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has dismissed the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment unit’s (NaCCA)  explanation for including J.B Danquah in the new curriculum for basic schools. He argued that the achievements of former President Kwame Nkrumah are enough for him to be recognized at the early...

  • April 17, 2019

    Gold could...

    Gold is poised to move higher later this year, powered by the Federal Reserve’sless aggressive stance on interest rates and lingering global uncertainties, a precious metals expert said Tuesday. Central banks have been buying gold at levels not seen in 50 years, as part of a broader diversification of reserves away...

  • April 17, 2019

    ‘I’m ready...

    Former Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the University of Education Winneba (UEW), Prof. Mawutor Avoke who was dismissed by the institution’s Governing Council is demanding an immediate reinstatement. He also wants the feuding factions at the school to unite and resolve their difference in the interest of the university. He says, he...

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