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E/R: School feeding caterers demand increment of grant as food prices soar

School feeding caterers in the Eastern region are demanding increment in the school feeding grants following skyrocketing prices of food items. According to the caterers, food prices have increased multiple times but the government still...

Learners to Leaders workshop CTN trains 120 pupils in ICT

At least 120 JHS one and two pupils at the Gbawe Methodist 1 basic school in Accra can now do powerpoint presentations, create folders, save new or existing word documents after a training program...

Many Ghanaian lecturers not fit to teach; they’re pupil teachers – Wisconsin Uni. Board...

The Board Chairman of the Governing Council of Wisconsin International University College Noble Justice Isaac Duose has said many lecturers in Ghana's tertiary institutions are not fit to teach. According to him, having a mastery...

Public Basic Schools at disadvantage with no text books – IFEST

An Educational Think Tank, Institute For Educational Studies (IFEST) has expressed worry over the undue delay by the government to provide Public Basic SchoolS with text books. In a statement sighted by Starrfm.com.gh, IFEST stated...

SONA 2022: Gov’t to commission upgraded 34 TVET institutions

President Akufo-Addo has disclosed that plans are far advance for the commissioning of 34 refurbished National Vocational and Technical Institutes (NVTI’s) across the country. Delivering this year’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Akufo-Addo...

Maintain cost-sharing model for Public Universities – IFEST to Gov’t

An Educational Policy Think Tank, Institute for Education Studies (IFEST), has urged government to reverse to the cost-sharing model for Public Universities in the country. The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta is suggesting that, in...

Weaning off Public Unis from gov’t payroll dangerous – Apaak

The Member of Parliament for Builsa South and Deputy Ranking Member On Education Committee of Parliament, Dr Clement Apaak, has admonished the government to immediately drop the unfortunate proposal to wean off public tertiary...

Financing Public Universities in Ghana: Finance Minister’s Proposal and its Implications

Introduction Policies emerge in response to specific needs of the society at a point in time. A cursory look at our development trajectory reveals that in terms of tertiary education financing, we have moved from...

Minerals C’ssion donates vehicle, other logistics to UMaT for exploration

+The Minerals Commission has provided a pick-up vehicle and other logistics to the George Grant University of Mines and Technology (UMaT) to enable them to undertake an exploration of some mining blocks. On Wednesday, March...

Publish Chief Examiner’s report of 2021 BECE – Chief Imam demands

The National Chief Imam, Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu, has called for the publication of the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) Chief Examination Reports. He has expressed worry over the issues that have characterized the 2021...

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