Saturday, May 25, 2019

StarLife Assurance donates bus to Uni of Ghana

StarLife Assurance has donated a mini bus to the University of Ghana as part of efforts to facilitate the movement of students with special needs. The bus worth Gh¢160,000 was handed to the Office of...

Uni of Leicester partners IDEC to offer Degree programmes in Ghana

The International Distance Education Centre (IDEC) has reached an agreement with the University of Leicester to facilitate the delivery of undergraduate and post graduate programmes via distance learning in Ghana. Under this agreement, IDEC will...

Research Calls for New Approach to Youth Employment Training Strategies in Africa

 Innovative research report released on February 17, 2017 by The MasterCard Foundation has called for a new approach to youth employment training strategies in Africa. The report titled: Invisible Lives: Understanding Youth Livelihoods in Ghana...

PODCAST: The Lounge – February 17, 2017

Download and listen to The Lounge as host Kwaku Sakyi-Addo and his guests discuss the topic: Making Secondary education free, should we? Can we?

We won’t use Heritage Fund for free SHS – Ofori-Atta

Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has stated that the Akufo-Addo led government will not use the Heritage Fund to bankroll the free Senior High School policy. “We are financing the Free SHS education without looking at...

Funding free SHS with Heritage Fund laudable – Cudjoe  

The Vice Chairman of the Mines and Energy Committee of Parliament, Joseph Cudjoe, has lauded attempts by government to fund its much touted free SHS policy from the Heritage Fund. For him, the use of...

IMANI to launch free SHS tracker

Policy think tank IMANI is set to launch a tracker dubbed EQUINOX – Expanding Quality, Inclusion & New Opportunities in Education- on the Free Senior High School policy promised by President Akufo-Addo. The tracker will...

Takoradi Technical Uni. investigates 19 students over exam malpractices

Nineteen students of the  Takoradi Technical University are being investigated by the school’s disciplinary committee for various examination malpractices. The students are reported to have breached regulations regarding examination in the school. Three of the 19...

Don’t fund free SHS with Heritage fund – ACEP

The Africa Centre for Energy Policy (ACEP) has condemned moves by the Akufo-Addo government to fund the much touted free Senior High School (SHS) policy from the Heritage Fund. According to ACEP, depleting the fund...

Gov’t will probe KTI police brutality – Opoku Prempeh

The Minister of Education, Mathew Opoku-Prempeh has stated that government would launch a full-scale investigation into the circumstances leading to the brutality unleashed on students of the Kumasi Technical Institute by some police officers...

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