Saturday, February 22, 2020

Free SHS: Gov’t must apologize for misleading Ghanaians – Expert

Educationist Prof D.K Agyemang has charged government to render an unqualified apology to Ghanaians for misleading them with regards to the free SHS policy. Barely three months to the implementation of the policy, the Education...

Govt’s inconsistency with Free SHS policy worrying – IMANI

Policy think tank IMANI Ghana has heavily chastised the Akufo-Addo government for being incoherent in its quest to implement its much-touted free SHS policy. Barely three months to the implementation of the policy, Education Minister,...

Pass before you enjoy Free SHS – Napo

Only students who pass their examination will have the opportunity to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy in September, the Education Minister has revealed. According to Mathew Opoku Prempeh, students who fail at the basic...

Tardi Technical Uni. suspends 17 students over exams malpractices  

Seventeen students of the Takoradi Technical University in the Western region have been suspended for examination malpractices. This was after the disciplinary committee of the school found them guilty of the misconduct, Starr News has...

SSNIT registration: 8000 NAGRAT members left unpaid

Over 8000 members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) have been left unpaid following the decision by the finance ministry not to pay workers who have not registered with SSNIT. According to the...

Teachers no longer respected – Osafo-Marfo

Senior Minister  Yaw Osafo-Marfo says respect for teachers in the country has dwindled over the years. He said this is regardless of the fact that teachers play a key role in the development of the...

Technical uni key to industrialisation agenda – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has reiterated the commitment of his government towards the prioritisation of technical education and the skills development of students in the country’s senior high and tertiary institutions, as it...

Low-fee private schools could help achieve goal of ‘Basic Educ for All’

  Education plays an indispensable role in promoting economic growth and social justice and is associated with a wide range of positive outcomes, including improved health and better livelihoods. Each additional year of schooling results in...

Maths phobia affecting Ghana’s growth – Anku

The president of the Ghana Mathematics Society, Professor Sitsofe Anku is advocating for a revolution in the teaching and studying of mathematics in Ghana to help advance the development of the country. He was of...

Gov’t will equip technical schools – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that it is in the laboratories and workshops of Technical High Schools that students will get the opportunity to expand their imagination, and develop the skills that...