Monday, March 30, 2020

COVID-19: WAEC indefinitely suspends 2020 WASSCE

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has suspended the 2020 WASSCE until further notice. In a memorandum released Thursday, 19, 2020 said the suspension is in compliance with the negative impact of the novel and...

Study and avoid unnecessary outing – Students cautioned

The Ashanti Regional Health Service has sounded a word of caution to students not to  indulge in any social gatherings as schools close down. The President on Sunday evening announced new measures being adopted to...

Covid-19: Akufo-Addo’s directive on schools knee-jerk – ISDES

The President of Institute of Security, Disaster and Emergency Studies (ISDES) Dr. Ishmael Norman says President Akufo-Addo's order for the closure of schools is a knee-jerk reaction. According to him, it is confusing for the...

Legislate on the Free SHS programme

Ghana’s 1992 constitution has been crafted in such a way that article 25 and 28 specifically envisage a time where most Ghanaian children shall be educated. This concept is designed to make education progressively...

Covid-19: Legon suspends lectures

The University of Ghana has suspended lecturers for students following the confirmation of cases of coronavirus in Ghana. In a memo the executive council of the university said: "All Lectures have been suspended by the...

Private schools’ students will enjoy free SHS under me – Mahama assures

Former President John Mahama has promised that student in private schools in the country will benefit from the Free SHS policy if he wins the December polls. According to him, the country cannot continue to...

Coronavirus: German Swiss International school shuts down

The German Swiss International School located at the Nima residential area in Accra has shut down following the confirmed cases of Coronavirus in Ghana. Authorities of the school confirmed the closure to Starr News Friday. Meanwhile,...

Akuapem North: 38% of BECE candidates fail

The performance of students in the Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, in Akuapem North Municipality of the Eastern region, continues to decline. Available statistics from Ghana Education Service indicate that a total of 1064 candidates...

Coronavirus: UCC bars all staff from foreign trips

The University of Cape-Coast (UCC) has suspended temporarily all foreign trips by staff of the university. The move is part of precautionary measures taken by the University to prevent its members from contracting the Covid-19...

V/R: Education has improved significantly in Akatsi North – DCE

The District Chief Executive for the Akatsi North District in the Volta region Dr Prince Sodoke Amuzu says the district has seen significant improvement in education in 2019 as compared to previous years. According to...