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Ghana To Be Transformed To A Learning Nation – Education Minister reveals

Ghana To Be Transformed To A Learning Nation – Education Minister reveals

Ghana To Be Transformed To A Learning Nation – Education Minister reveals
Three Ghanaian universities listed among the best in sub-Saharan Africa

Three Ghanaian universities listed among the best in sub-Saharan Africa

Three Ghanaian tertiary institutions have been listed as part of the best in the sub-Saharan region, YEN.com.gh has learnt. They are the University of Ghana, Ashesi University and the University of Professional Studies, Accra.

Three Ghanaian universities listed among the best in sub-Saharan Africa
340,000 candidates begin WASSCE 2019 today

340,000 candidates begin WASSCE 2019 today

More than 340,000 candidates will begin the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) at 707 centres across the country on Monday. For the first time, school candidates for the WASSCE will be biometrically.

340,000 candidates begin WASSCE 2019 today
Tertiary education minister Prof. Yankah says there is no Public Universities Bill

Tertiary education minister Prof. Yankah says there is no Public Universities Bill

The minister of state in charge of tertiary education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has denied that there is a new public universities bill.

Tertiary education minister Prof. Yankah says there is no Public Universities Bill
200 graduates to undertake their national service abroad abroad in 2020

200 graduates to undertake their national service abroad abroad in 2020

he Ghana National Service Scheme (NSS) will roll out a programme that will afford fresh graduates the opportunity to travel abroad for up to three months to work with a company. The programme christened “National Service Global".

200 graduates to undertake their national service abroad abroad in 2020
Education Ministry says uniforms contract not awarded to NAPO’s relative

Education Ministry says uniforms contract not awarded to NAPO’s relative

The Education Ministry has refuted reports on social media alleging that the Education Minister Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has awarded a $350 million contract for the supply of the newly approved school uniform for public JHS. YEN.

Education Ministry says uniforms contract not awarded to NAPO’s relative
Top educationist praises GES’ new school uniform; says it would make students feel important

Top educationist praises GES’ new school uniform; says it would make students feel important

An educationist, Annis Hafar, has backed a decision by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to introduce a new school uniform for Junior High School (JHS) students in the country.

Top educationist praises GES’ new school uniform; says it would make students feel important
Witty female student becomes first SRC president in UDS

Witty female student becomes first SRC president in UDS

Quick-witted female student, Zeinab Mohammed Denderi, has beaten expectations to make history after being elected the Central Students Representative Council (SRC) President at Ghana's premier university in the northern region.

Witty female student becomes first SRC president in UDS
No more writing of exams questions on board; GES procures printing machines

No more writing of exams questions on board; GES procures printing machines

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has equipped all district education offices in the country with printing machines to be used in the production of examination papers for basic schools.

No more writing of exams questions on board; GES procures printing machines
Young student wins bronze at international maths competition in Thailand

Young student wins bronze at international maths competition in Thailand

A Nigerian student identified as Al-Amin Adamu Gamawa made the country proud after he won a medal at a mathematics competition that took place in Thailand. The young student had won bronze medal.

Young student wins bronze at international maths competition in Thailand
GES introduces new school uniform for JHS students

GES introduces new school uniform for JHS students

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced the introduction of a new school uniform for Junior High School (JHS) students. Students are expected to start wearing the new school uniform from next academic year, 2019 – 2020.

GES introduces new school uniform for JHS students
University of Ghana should be renamed after my father – Busia’s daughter cries

University of Ghana should be renamed after my father – Busia’s daughter cries

Nana Fremah Busia, a daughter of Ghana’s former Prime Minister, Kofi Abrefa Busia, wants the University of Ghana to be renamed after her father. According to her, that should be done because of his contribution to education.

University of Ghana should be renamed after my father – Busia’s daughter cries
Primary school pupils write exams on rocks; due to lack of government intervention (Photos)

Primary school pupils write exams on rocks; due to lack of government intervention (Photos)

Pupils of Akotoklo R/C Primary School in the Upper Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region lack the basic needs like classroom and desks to ensure proper education. Due to the lack of intervention and government intervention.

Primary school pupils write exams on rocks; due to lack of government intervention (Photos)
Public Universities Bill: 4 big reasons why Ghanaians must be concerned about it

Public Universities Bill: 4 big reasons why Ghanaians must be concerned about it

Every Ghanaian, at least those interested in education and development, must be concerned about the new Public Universities Bill the government is trying to push through.

Public Universities Bill: 4 big reasons why Ghanaians must be concerned about it
UPSA, three public universities to be renamed

UPSA, three public universities to be renamed

Four public universities will be renamed if a draft bill from the Education Ministry makes it to Parliament and is passed in its current form. In the draft bill, University for Development Studies, for instance, is renamed. YEN.co

UPSA, three public universities to be renamed
2019 WASSCE starts; WAEC announces new security measures to curb ‘crime’

2019 WASSCE starts; WAEC announces new security measures to curb ‘crime’

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has announced new security measures as the 2019 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) begins on Monday, April 8, 2019.

2019 WASSCE starts; WAEC announces new security measures to curb ‘crime’
Final year candidate of Bole SHS reportedly dies hours before WASSCE

Final year candidate of Bole SHS reportedly dies hours before WASSCE

Barely 24 hours before he sits for his final series of senior high school examination, a student of the Bole Senior High School has reportedly passed away according to reports available to YEN.com.gh.

Final year candidate of Bole SHS reportedly dies hours before WASSCE
Popular lecturer ‘fights’ gov’t over new bill; raises alarm over threat to academic freedom

Popular lecturer ‘fights’ gov’t over new bill; raises alarm over threat to academic freedom

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that a political science lecturer at the University of Ghana, Professor Yaw Gyampo, has vowed to resist attempts by the government to stifle academic freedom.

Popular lecturer ‘fights’ gov’t over new bill; raises alarm over threat to academic freedom
MP blasts gov’t as report of exam questions on chalkboard goes viral

MP blasts gov’t as report of exam questions on chalkboard goes viral

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Tongu North, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has described as a national disgrace, news of examination questions being set on chalkboards.

MP blasts gov’t as report of exam questions on chalkboard goes viral
KG teacher mercilessly slaps and kicks little girl at school (Video)

KG teacher mercilessly slaps and kicks little girl at school (Video)

A video of a pre-school teacher mercilessly beating a little girl at school has perhaps, rightly landed the teacher in trouble after the year-old video resurfaced.

KG teacher mercilessly slaps and kicks little girl at school (Video)
Two Ghanaian students develop cheaper pad from banana stem

Two Ghanaian students develop cheaper pad from banana stem

Emily Otoo-Quayson and Matilda Sampong, both of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, are brains behind the innovation. Miss Otoo-Quayson is final year Civil Engineering student while Matilda Sampong is a BAdmin stud

Two Ghanaian students develop cheaper pad from banana stem
UEW brouhaha: Sacked and reinstated lecturer condemns action of university’s authorities

UEW brouhaha: Sacked and reinstated lecturer condemns action of university’s authorities

One of the reinstated lecturers of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Dr Frimpong Kaakyire Duku, has slammed the decision of the university’s to reinstate him.

UEW brouhaha: Sacked and reinstated lecturer condemns action of university’s authorities
77-year-old woman graduates from University of Lagos (photos)

77-year-old woman graduates from University of Lagos (photos)

The University of Lagos held its 50th convocation ceremony on April 2, 2019, and a 77-year-old retiree, Bridget Obiageli Okonji, was among the 12,843 graduating students. Read more.

77-year-old woman graduates from University of Lagos (photos)
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