Saturday, October 23, 2021

E/R: SDA College of Education creates on-campus jobs for students, pays Ghc127k as stipends

The Management of Seventh Day Adventist (SDA) College of Education in Koforidua -Asokore in the Eastern Region has created on-campus job opportunities for its students especially those in need of financial support. Over 300 trainee...

Akufo-Addo’s delay in constituting MoE boards affecting education reform- EduWatch

The Africa Education Watch has called on the government to as a matter of urgency constitute boards of all pre-tertiary institutions in the country. The education think-tank believes that the delay is affecting education reform...

UTAG strike: Professors earn less than 5k monthly salary

The President of the University Teachers Association of Ghana, (UTAG) has warned the government that unless their conditions of service are improved they will not call off their indefinite strike. Speaking on the Morning Starr...

UTAG to begin strike Monday

The leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has called on its members to withdraw their services from Monday, August 2. The teacher union had since the beginning of July warned of industrial...

We accepted 4% salary increment to avoid lay-offs – TEWU

The General Secretary of Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) Mark Dankyira Korankye says organized labour acquiesced to the 4% increment on public sector salaries to among other things avert possible retrenchment. He however said...

‘Our day petition’: Naana Jane gifts Oswald iPad Pro with education content

The 2020 running mate of the opposition National Democratic Congress Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang has waded into the social media frenzy of the Primary 3 pupil whose 'Our Day' petition to his mother got...

Educated workforce vital for Ghana’s economic transformation – Akufo-Addo

President Akufo-Addo says an educated workforce is an extremely vital component of all the efforts of the country to transform her economy from a raw material producing one to an industrialized economy. His government's flagship...

E/R: Pupils risking their lives in perilous classrooms

Pupils of the Presbyterian Basic School at Koransang, a farming community in Suhum Municipality in the Eastern region risk their lives daily to learn. The over hundred-year-old school mud building was constructed by the community...

E/R: 56% of 2020 BECE candidates failed as basic education deteriorates

A total of 27,561 candidates representing fifty-six percent(56%) of candidates in Eastern region who wrote the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) failed. Statistical analysis of the performance of the candidates commissioned by the Eastern...

Teachers furious over 6% pay rise

Teachers in the country are upset over the newly announced base pay increment for public sector workers for 2021 and 2022. According to them, teachers in the country deserve better conditions of service. The Ghana National...
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