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NDC bans use of mobile phones in polling booths

NDC bans use of mobile phones in polling booths

The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has issued a fiat that the party will not allow delegates in the upcoming primary to enter the polling booth with phones. The General Secretary of the party, Mr Johnson Asiedu Nketia, who disclosed this

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New curriculum: Critical thinking children can now challenge teachers – NaCCA boss

New curriculum: Critical thinking children can now challenge teachers – NaCCA boss

Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment says one of the purposes of the new curriculum for basic schools is to encourage the participation of children during lessons. Dr Prince Armah who believes that the current system

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Pupils to enjoy free cocoa drink as breakfast from Sept 2019

Pupils to enjoy free cocoa drink as breakfast from Sept 2019

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akuffo-Addo will from September 2019, launch the Cocoa Beverage Project (CBP), to supply pupils under the school feeding programme, cocoa drink in addition to their school meals. Mrs. Cynthia Mamle Morrison, Minister of Gender, Children and

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Teachers will get full allowance for curriculum training next week – GES

Teachers will get full allowance for curriculum training next week – GES

    Director-General of GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa       The Ghana Education Service says teachers who attended training workshops on the new curriculum for basic schools will receive their full allowances “early next week.” In a statement

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No pupil will be sacked for not wearing new uniforms – GES

No pupil will be sacked for not wearing new uniforms – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) says no pupil will be sacked for not wearing the new school uniforms for Junior High School students when the academic year starts in September. Commenting on its implementation, the Director-General of GES, Professor Kwasi

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Teachers participating in new curriculum workshops to get GHc50 allowance, T&T – GES Director

Teachers participating in new curriculum workshops to get GHc50 allowance, T&T – GES Director

Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa has disclosed teachers participating in the new curriculum workshop will be paid an allowance of GHc50 at the end of their workshop. According to Prof Opoku-Amankwa, the workshop which is

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Special classes for Form 2 students not “by force” – NAGRAT

Special classes for Form 2 students not “by force” – NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has cautioned the Ghana Education Service (GES) against forcing its members to take part in a special class session for Form 2 students.The GES, in a bid to make up for lost contact

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BECE not scrapped – GES boss

BECE not scrapped – GES boss

The Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, has denied rumours that the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) has been scrapped. He said the Junior High School curriculum is yet to be reviewed. He made

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Unapproved Textbooks will not be allowed in classroom – GES

Unapproved Textbooks will not be allowed in classroom – GES

Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has said textbooks that are not assessed, approved and recommended by the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA), would not be allowed in the classroom. He explained

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GES suspends teachers’ insurance policy for a month

GES suspends teachers’ insurance policy for a month

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has suspended the GES-SIC Life Insurance Policy programme for public school teachers across the country for one month. This is the second time the GES has suspended the policy which was introduced in 2018 to

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