Thursday , 18 January 2018

EDUCATION

Akufo-Addo blames Mahama for poor WASSCE results

Akufo-Addo-and-Mahama-in-a-chat

The flagbearer of the New Patriotic Party has blamed the Mahama administration for what he says is the poor West Africa Senior Secondary  Examination results released on Monday. Nana Akufo-Addo says the poor performance by the students is just another example of a deteriorating state superintended by President John Mahama. He was addressing the Chiefs and people of Anhwiaso, in ... Read More »

WAEC release 2016 WASSCE results; results of 598 candidates cancelled

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC), has released provisional results for the 2016 West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A statement signed by Head of Public Affairs at WAEC, Agnes Teye-Cudjoe said 1,576 candidates had some of their subjects results cancelled, while  598 candidates had their entire results cancelled. WASSCE leakages Reports of widespread leakages in the examinations compelled WAEC to ... Read More »

Cameroon President to offer free laptops to university students

Paul Biya - Cameroon President

Good news for all Cameroonian university students; whether in public or private universities! The country’s President Paul Biya has said he will offer a laptop each to 500,000 students in the higher learning institutions when the 2016/2017 academic year opens in October. The conditions of entitlement have not yet been made public. Higher Education minister Jacques Fame Ndongo made the ... Read More »

NGO supports deprived Ada island communities with school and clinic

Logo of the NGO, Ghanaian Mothers of Hope

There are about twenty seven island communities in the Dangme East District of Ada, with its residents being mostly farmers and fisher folks. Majority of these communities have neither electricity nor safe drinking water leaving the people at the mercy of waterborne diseases. All waste products from these communities end up in the Volta river after it rains, polluting their ... Read More »

Ghana fails to make list of 1,000 top universities in the world

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Higher education in Africa is lagging far behind compared to other continents according to figures recently released by The Centre for World University Rankings (CWUR). CWUR published a list of the world’s top 1000 universities in 2016, with only 10 African universities making the cut. All the 10 African universities that made it into the top 1000 were drawn from ... Read More »

Schooling in the wrong part of Ghana – the sad tale of pupils of Kpong Presby School

The Kpong Presby Basic School has not seen any renovation since it was built some 62 years ago

In the heart of the rather bustling town of Kpong in the Lower Manya Krobo Municipality is a 52 year old deathtrap of a classroom block housing the Kpong Presby Junior High School. As though a school in a typical rural setting, half the pupils in form one (1) sit on logs and a pile of wood (wawa boards) and ... Read More »

I will truly implement free SHS – Akufo-Addo stress

Akufo Addo in North

The 2016 presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Akufo-Addo, has assured Ghanaians that when he is voted into office, in this year’s elections, he will implement the free senior high school education he promised during the 2012 elections. He said if good health is basic to the survival of citizens, then good education is also critical to Ghana’s ... Read More »

Adasco headmaster J.T. Tugah sent off in style

The out-gone headmaster delivers his final speech

It was a riot of colours, amid fanfare and celebration of service in the assembly hall of Ada Senior High School (Adasco) on Friday 1st July, 2016. The  board of members, teaching and non-teaching staff, old students (Nimeli), invited guests together with the present student body sat down to witness the send-off for the outgoing headmaster, Mr. Jacob Tetteh Tugah ... Read More »

Adasco qualify for National Maths and Science Quiz quarter finals

Adasco quiz heroes

Ada Senior High School have qualified for the quarter final stage of the 2016 National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ alongside others including Opoku Ware SHS of Kumasi. This brings the total number of schools qualifying so far for the quarter final stage to 23. These were the scores at the end of the contest on Tuesday: Ada SHS: 45 ... Read More »

National Youth Authority distribute footwears to Ada school children

National Youth Authority distribute footwears to Ada school children7

The National Youth Authority (NYA) through the Ada East District Education directorate has distributed 500 footwears to school children in six deprived schools in the Ada-East district. The beneficiary schools include Kopehem DA primary, Maranatha DA primary, Obane DA primary, Faith Korpey DA primary, Lufenya DA Primary, Korpehem DA Primary and Tojeng DA Primary. The district coordinator for the National ... Read More »