Monday, July 13, 2020

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...

Free SHS: Don’t use Heritage Fund – ISODEC warns

A policy analyst at the Integrated Social Development Center (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw has kicked against government’s move to fund the free Senior High School policy from the Heritage Fund. He argued that it is...

Chaos at KTI: 20 students hospitalised after clash with Police

Over twenty  students of the Kumasi Technical Institute (KTI)  have been hospitalized after a standoff with some police officers Tuesday night. The officers were  called in to ward off  jubilant students who were said to...

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