Thursday , 18 January 2018

EDUCATION

6,500 Arabic teachers offered employment under Youth Employment Agency

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Six thousand, five hundred Arabic teachers have been offered employment under the Youth Employment Agency (YEA) to teach Arabic Studies in Islamic schools across the country. Their engagement is expected to address the human resource deficit facing most Islamic schools that operate under the Ghana Education Service (GES). Programme Launching the Arabic Teachers Programme, an initiative of the YEA in ... Read More »

University of Ghana ranked best in West Africa

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The University of Ghana (UG) is the highest ranked university in West Africa and the seventh in Africa.Professor Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, the Vice Chancellor of the University, said the 2016 Times Higher Education World Rankings once again placed the UG ahead of its peers in Ghana and West Africa. “The UG was ranked in the fifth decile of this year’s ... Read More »

Tsuasamkope JHS promise 100% pass in 2017 BECE

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The headmaster of Tsuasamkope Junior High School (JHS), Mr. Enock Dogah Tse has promised that all final year pupils of the school will pass in next year’s Basic Education Certificate Exams (BECE), Adacommunityonline.com can report. The school admits primary six pupils from six communities in the Ada East District of the Greater Accra Region namely Kpodokope, Fantevikope, Kungmor, Dogakope, Asigbekope ... Read More »

Work yet to begin on proposed Ada East Community SHS at Kasseh

The proposed site for the Ada East Community Day SHS at Kasseh

The promise by government to construct community day Senior High Schools (SHS) at Ada East and Ada West Districts of the Greater Accra Region are yet to see commencement of work at the proposed sites. According to a report by the Daily Guide newspaper at Kasseh in the Ada East District, weeds and reptiles have taken over the about 15-acres ... Read More »

Ada East teachers win Greater Accra GNAT quiz

Ato Kwamina Dompoh (middle) and colleagues display their winning gong

The launch of the 2016 World Teachers’ Day celebration took place at GNAT Headquarters, Accra under the theme ‘Valuing Teachers, Improving their Status’ ahead of the main celebration on 5th October. The Greater Accra Regional GNAT seized the opportunity to organize a quiz competition amongst their seven administrative districts. The Dangme East participated in the keenly contested quiz and won ... Read More »

MTN Foundation commemorate World Literacy Day with over 150 pupils

A group picture of the children at this year's World Literacy Day celebration at the Adabraka Community Library

MTN Ghana Foundation has commemorated this year’s World Literacy Day with activities to promote literacy in basic schools for over 150 school children at the Adabraka Community Library in Accra. Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of World Literacy Day under the theme “Reading the Past, Writing the Future,” MTN Ghana Foundation organized reading, spelling and painting competitions among school children from ... Read More »

Approved fee for Senior High Schools revealed

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has indicated that the approved fees for first year boarding students in the second cycle institutions for the 2016/2017 academic year is Ȼ1,022.20. This was contained in a list of approved fees sent to the schools and copied to the media. First-year day students are expected to pay Ȼ560. Continuing students who are boarders are ... Read More »

I’d rather lose than restore teacher trainee allowance – President Mahama

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President John Dramani Mahama has indicated that he would rather lose in the upcoming elections than restore the scrapped allowance of teacher trainees. In a tweet on his Twitter handle, President Mahama said: “better to lose on principle than win using falsehood.” He reiterated the stance of the government that they would not reverse the decision taken. The presidential nominee ... Read More »

MTN launch Teachers’ Improvement Awards programme

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MTN Ghana Foundation has announced the launch of the second edition of its Teachers’ Improvement Awards Programme. The scholarship award programme is a scheme to financially assist teachers who wish to upgrade their education at the first Degree or Masters level at the University of Cape Coast or University of Education, Winneba. The Teachers’ Improvement Awards Programme has been designed ... Read More »

President Mahama commissions Ideal Group financed school block for Adasco

President Mahama cuts sod to commission the new 6-classroom block with Groupe Ideal CEO, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani looks on

President John Dramani Mahama has commissioned an ultra-modern six unit classroom block for the Ada Senior High School. The classroom block with staff common rooms and 9 toilet facilities was provided by Groupe Ideal. Speaking at a short ceremony to commission the school, the President of Groupe Ideal, Dr. Nii Kotei Dzani who is an old alumnus of the school, said ... Read More »