Back to homepage

Education

2021 BECE for private candidates to begin in April

2021 BECE for private candidates to begin in April

This year’s private BECE will begin in AprilThis year’s private Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for private candidates will begin on Monday, 12 to Friday, 16 April, 2021. This was announced by the West African Examination Council (WAEC). Candidates who

Read Full Article
Hohoe: Parents urged to support government in ensuring safety of students

Hohoe: Parents urged to support government in ensuring safety of students

Mr Andrews Teddy Ofori, Hohoe Municipal Chief Executive (MCE), has called on parents, benevolent individuals, and groups to support the government to ensure the safety of school children as schools resume. He said parents also had roles to play so

Read Full Article
Some Basic Schools in Ho Municipality receive COVID-19 PPEs

Some Basic Schools in Ho Municipality receive COVID-19 PPEs

Some Basic schools in the Ho Municipality have received Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from the Ghana Education Service to enable them to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols. The items included nose masks, hand sanitizers, tissue papers and liquid soaps and

Read Full Article
Senior Staff of Ghanaian Universities begin indefinite strike

Senior Staff of Ghanaian Universities begin indefinite strike

 Senior Staff members of the country’s public universities, have embarked on an indefinite nationwide strike action. The strike, which began on Thursday, January 21, is to press home their demand for improved conditions of service and the payment of their

Read Full Article
Avoid over enrollment of school pupils – Director of Education

Avoid over enrollment of school pupils – Director of Education

 Mr. Benjamin Cudjoe the Birim Central Municipal Education Director has advised parents to avoid the habit of considering the popularity of a school when enrolling their children to avoid classrooms congestions. He said, though the popularity of a school indicated

Read Full Article
Psyche yourselves to wear masks – Kadjebi DCE admonishes students

Psyche yourselves to wear masks – Kadjebi DCE admonishes students

 Mr. Maxwell Kofi Asiedu, Kadjebi District Chief Executive (DCE), has called on the students to observe the COVID-19 safety protocols especially, the wearing of face masks since the COVID-19 virus would be with the population for a long time. He

Read Full Article
Ho: Massive turnout of students despite pandemic

Ho: Massive turnout of students despite pandemic

Mrs Mary Elizabeth Dekoa, Headmistress of Philip Akpo Junior High School (JHS) in Ho, has disclosed that there was an encouraging turnout of students back to school despite fears of re-emergence of COVID-19 pandemic. She said the attendance was encouraging

Read Full Article
Reopening of schools: Booksellers bemoan low patronage of products

Reopening of schools: Booksellers bemoan low patronage of products

Some booksellers have lamented on the low patronage of their products after the government’s decision to reopen public and private schools.       A visit by the Ghana News Agency (GNA) to some bookshops at the Central Business District

Read Full Article
51 children pregnant in one district and cannot go to school – GNAT

51 children pregnant in one district and cannot go to school – GNAT

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) says 51 children got pregnant in just one district between the months of March and May last year. The situation, according to GNAT, is attributed to the onset of COVID-19 which forced all schools to

Read Full Article
8,442 of 27,455 fail teacher licensure exam; results out today

8,442 of 27,455 fail teacher licensure exam; results out today

Teacher licensure exams results to be released tomorrow Some 19,013 out of a total of 27,455, representing 60.3 per cent of candidates who sat the 2020 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) passed, according to the National Teaching Council (NTC). The results will be released

Read Full Article