Friday, July 3, 2020

GES stops teachers from changing their date of birth

  The Ghana Education Service has expressed worry over the alarming rate at which teachers are requesting a change in their date of birth. According to a statement by the GES, over 800 teachers have applied...

Special Schools to receive more govt support – Napo

The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has said schools with special needs will be given more attention to help the students realise their full potential. According to him, Ghana will progress faster if...

UPSA sacks 22 students over grade manipulation

Twenty-two students of the University of Professional Studies (UPS) have been dismissed for undermining the university’s student information system in order to “manipulate various grades in their favour.” The decision to sack the students, the...

Tigo partners Raising Readers to develop next generation of readers

Tigo Ghana’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility programme, Shelter for Education, has partnered with Raising Readers Foundation, a non-governmental organisation that is committed to encouraging children to read. At an official ceremony in Accra to launch...

NAPO sabotaging conversion of Polytechnics- POTAG

The Teachers of Technical Universities and Polytechnics, are accusing the Minister of Education, Mathew Opoku Prempeh of conniving with the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), to frustrate the process of conversion of Polytechnics...

BNI arrests 20 Legon students

Over 20 students of the University of Ghana, Legon, are currently in custody at the Bureau of National Investigation (BNI) for attempting to hack into the university’s records system to change their grades. The students...

W/R: Education Director lashes teacher in public

The Western regional Director of Education, Enyonam Afi Amefuga on Wednesday April 5, 2017, went berserk, subjecting a female primary two teacher to severe lashes at Well-Road Methodist primary school at Sekondi. The cause of...

Meningitis cause of KumAca deaths not food poisoning – Minister

The Ashanti regional Minister, Simon Osei Mensah has revealed that the four students who died at the Kumasi Academy in the Ashanti region died from meningitis and not food poisoning. The four students died over...

UEW SRC President, 4 others arrested

Organisers of the SRC week celebration at the University of Education, Winneba have been arrested for breaching the public order act. The five, including the SRC President of the university Jarvis Koufie, are accused of...

‘Cruel’ govt starving us – Newly trained teachers

The Association of newly trained teachers (NETTAG) has accused government of reneging on its promise of paying them  their seven months’ salary arrears and feeding grants. According to the teachers, the government failed to pay...

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