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Teacher who lashed student for keeping bushy hair to be ‘disciplined’

Teacher who lashed student for keeping bushy hair to be ‘disciplined’

A teacher, who lashed one of his students for allegedly keeping what was considered bushy hair, is to face disciplinary action for his conduct that left the second-year student with bruises over his body. The Cape Coast Metropolitan Directorate of

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316,980 candidates to write WASSCE this year

316,980 candidates to write WASSCE this year

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) says 316,980 candidates will be writing this year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Ms Jemima Vanderpuije, Acting head of Text Administration Division, who announced this at a media seminar, said 946 schools

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We’ll improve our detection of exam leaks, cheating – WAEC

We’ll improve our detection of exam leaks, cheating – WAEC

The West African Examination Council [WAEC], has said it will adopt more innovative technologies to curb examination malpractices and exam leaks. The Council believes this is  particularly important as the number of candidates keeps increasing. At an educational seminar for

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General Legal Council accused of hiring accountant to mark law scripts

General Legal Council accused of hiring accountant to mark law scripts

Pressure is building for the scrapping of the Law School’s Independent Examination Board (IEB) following the catastrophic failure in the 2017 Bar exams. The former Director of the Ghana Law School, Kwaku Ansah-Asare, and President of the Students’ Representative Council (SRC),

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WAEC loses five million cedis to cancellation of examinations

WAEC loses five million cedis to cancellation of examinations

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says it costs the body about five million Ghanaian cedis when examinations are cancelled. The Very Reverend Sam Nii Nmai Ollenu, Head of the National Office, said the Council did not benefit in any

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‘Shocked’ Inusah Fuseini urges probe into 81% mass Bar exams failure

‘Shocked’ Inusah Fuseini urges probe into 81% mass Bar exams failure

Former Lands Minister, Inusah Fuseini is pushing for an independent probe into circumstances leading to the mass failure recorded in the 2017 Ghana Bar exams. Describing it as shocking, the Tamale North Member of Parliament (MP) said the 81percent failure rate

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WAEC loses five million cedis to cancellation of examinations

WAEC loses five million cedis to cancellation of examinations

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) says it costs the body about five million Ghanaian cedis when examinations are cancelled. The Very Reverend Sam Nii Nmai Ollenu, Head of the National Office, said the Council did not benefit in any

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Over 500,000 candidates expected to write 2018 BECE

Over 500,000 candidates expected to write 2018 BECE

The BECE would be conducted at 1,768 centers across the country   A total of 509,737 candidates would be partaking in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), reveals the West African Examination Council (WAEC). According to WAEC the candidates

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2017 Bar Exams record 81% failure

2017 Bar Exams record 81% failure

A total of 206 law students are to repeat the entire course after failing the final Bar exams at the Ghana School of Law. Another 177 students have been referred in one or two papers, Myjoyonline.com has learnt. This represents

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Financial leakages uncovered in School Feeding Programme

Financial leakages uncovered in School Feeding Programme

A SEND-Ghana report has revealed financial leakages in the School Feeding Programme introduced to provide one daily meal to children in primary school. The 17-page annual report established that delay in reimbursement of funds to caterers interrupted regular feeding and

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