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64 out of 525 students passed professional law exams in Ghana; a whopping 284 failed

64 out of 525 students passed professional law exams in Ghana; a whopping 284 failed

64 out of 525 students passed professional law exams in Ghana; a whopping 284 failed
Young Ghanaian journalist appointed deputy head of media communication of reputable NGO

Young Ghanaian journalist appointed deputy head of media communication of reputable NGO

The PLO Lumumba Foundation, Ghana Chapter, an NGO with its headquarters in Nairobi (Kenya), which seeks to nurture young African leaders, imbibe in the youth with the spirit of Pan Africanism, among others. Read YEN.com.gh

Young Ghanaian journalist appointed deputy head of media communication of reputable NGO
We will soon convert JHS and SHS certificates into diplomas - Education minister

We will soon convert JHS and SHS certificates into diplomas - Education minister

The minister of education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has revealed plans of changing some educational certificates into diplomas. He stated that JHS and SHS certificates would become National Diplomas and National Higher Diplomas

We will soon convert JHS and SHS certificates into diplomas - Education minister
Gov't to reduce the duration of university education

Gov't to reduce the duration of university education

Speaking at the 2019 Danquah Institute Leadership lecture, the Minister noted that the reason is because, all around the world, university education is for a three year period. He said that Ghana is one of the very few countries

Gov't to reduce the duration of university education
3 reasons why a first degree does not mean much anymore in Ghana

3 reasons why a first degree does not mean much anymore in Ghana

The first university degree would obviously make you excited but the truth is in the context of modern Ghana, it does not mean much and you have to accept the truth. Most people do not understand why their degrees do not mean much

3 reasons why a first degree does not mean much anymore in Ghana
Ban on caning in schools : 3 other ways teachers can correct students

Ban on caning in schools : 3 other ways teachers can correct students

Ghanaians should not be worried too much by the directive from the Ghana Education Service (GES) that corporal punishment would no longer be allowed in basic and second-cycle schools. There are ways to deal with them aside caning.

Ban on caning in schools : 3 other ways teachers can correct students
Parent writes to encourage teachers to cane his children and ignore GES’ directive

Parent writes to encourage teachers to cane his children and ignore GES’ directive

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has warned teachers, educational workers and staff of public and private educational institutions who resort to corporal punishment to stop, since corporal punishment is illegal. YEN.com.gh news.

Parent writes to encourage teachers to cane his children and ignore GES’ directive
Sad photo of Ghanaian school children lying on the floor to write exams goes viral

Sad photo of Ghanaian school children lying on the floor to write exams goes viral

A photo showing pupils of Bukunor Junction Basic School in the Yilo Krobo District in the Eastern region lying on the floor to write their exams has surfaced online and it is fast going viral. Their plight is due to lack of desks.

Sad photo of Ghanaian school children lying on the floor to write exams goes viral
Meet Lois Damptey the engineering student who toppled lecturers to win international award

Meet Lois Damptey the engineering student who toppled lecturers to win international award

Lois was one of the hundreds of people who submitted abstracts of academic work done in terms of the crystallography of the like sources manner – the experimental science of determining the arrangement of atoms in crystalline. YEN

Meet Lois Damptey the engineering student who toppled lecturers to win international award
Teacher 'obeys' GES directive as students fight in class in new video

Teacher 'obeys' GES directive as students fight in class in new video

YEN.com.gh has sighted a viral video of two male pupils fighting in a classroom. It is believed that the very person who filmed the incident was the class teacher, since pupils were not allowed to send phones to school.

Teacher 'obeys' GES directive as students fight in class in new video
Opoku Ware students resort to open defecation in school due to lack of toilet facilities (Photos)

Opoku Ware students resort to open defecation in school due to lack of toilet facilities (Photos)

Because the school lacks a toilet facility and for fear by the students of contracting diseases in the locally constructed place of convenience mostly used in remote areas referred to as ‘wheeeetim’ to do it. YEN.com.gh news.

Opoku Ware students resort to open defecation in school due to lack of toilet facilities (Photos)
GES revise date for 2019 BECE to June 10 -14

GES revise date for 2019 BECE to June 10 -14

The BECE is both for certification and selection to Senior High Schools and Technical Institutions. The results of the examination are based on Continuous Assessment and the external examination. The Continuous Assessment forms 30

GES revise date for 2019 BECE to June 10 -14
Kumasi High homesexuality headmaster cleared of charges

Kumasi High homesexuality headmaster cleared of charges

The presiding judge Mrs Justice Georgina Mensah Datsa held that it was an undisputed fact that the applicant was not given a fair hearing before the report which has adverse finding on him was prepared. YEN.com.gh

Kumasi High homesexuality headmaster cleared of charges
Some university lecturers have fake PHDs - KNUST lecturer

Some university lecturers have fake PHDs - KNUST lecturer

According to a report by Mynewsgh.com, a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST), Dr. Kwesi Amakye Boateng, has claimed that some university lecturers have fake Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.

Some university lecturers have fake PHDs - KNUST lecturer
Educational institute killing students with unreasonable fees

Educational institute killing students with unreasonable fees

Aggrieved students of the Jackson Educational Institute are calling on government and the appropriate stakeholders to help them resolve what they describe as unreasonable charges in their institution. YEN.com.gh

Educational institute killing students with unreasonable fees
It is important for every teacher to have a licence - NTC

It is important for every teacher to have a licence - NTC

The Executive Secretary of the National Teaching Council (NTC), Dr Evelyn Owusu Oduro has said, persons not registered by the council would not be able to teach in public or private schools in the country. YEN.com.gh

It is important for every teacher to have a licence - NTC
Deal with teachers who 'abuse' your children - GES advises parents

Deal with teachers who 'abuse' your children - GES advises parents

Corporal punishment has a lot of disadvantages for the child. It has kept a number of our students out of school. We need to find other ways of disciplining the Ghanaian Child because it does not encourage them to stay in school.

Deal with teachers who 'abuse' your children - GES advises parents
The double track system will end in September 2019 - Education minister

The double track system will end in September 2019 - Education minister

The minister of education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, has disclosed that the double track system being used to run the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme would end in September 2019. He was speaking on Asempa FM.

The double track system will end in September 2019 - Education minister
John Bosco SHS student makes wardrobe that will only open using a paper chip instead of key

John Bosco SHS student makes wardrobe that will only open using a paper chip instead of key

He has also made a car that doesn’t require a key to move. The car responds to phone calls and it automatically moves. According to him, the aim is “to help Ghana produce such products without importing them from other countries.”

John Bosco SHS student makes wardrobe that will only open using a paper chip instead of key
Presec tops all again at UBA Foundation National Essay Competition

Presec tops all again at UBA Foundation National Essay Competition

The fifth Ghana edition brought together 10 finalists from different schools across Ghana and was met with intense competition and bragging rights at the head office of UBA Ghana from among the 10 finalists who fiercely contested.

Presec tops all again at UBA Foundation National Essay Competition
NAGRAT petitions Akufo-Addo to sack Prof Adei as NDPC chairman

NAGRAT petitions Akufo-Addo to sack Prof Adei as NDPC chairman

The association in a statement signed by Angel Carbonu said Prof Adei’s current state was not adequately equipped to appreciate the challenges confronting Ghana’s Education and for that matter teaching and learning.

NAGRAT petitions Akufo-Addo to sack Prof Adei as NDPC chairman
Twin Tings Charity Foundation set to embark on 'Say No To Drugs' campaign

Twin Tings Charity Foundation set to embark on 'Say No To Drugs' campaign

Laila Hunt noted that drug abuse has become a notable vice in Ghana, thus necessitating the focus of the campaign. She noted that the current incident of tramadol abuse is very worrying for which the foundation thinks must be

Twin Tings Charity Foundation set to embark on 'Say No To Drugs' campaign
Medical Doctor teaches patient on admision as he prepares for BECE (Photos)

Medical Doctor teaches patient on admision as he prepares for BECE (Photos)

Abdul Salam, elder brother of Caleb, who shared photos of the doctor and his brother on social media, expressed gratitude to management staff as well as doctors and nurses of LEKMA Hospital for their professionalism.

Medical Doctor teaches patient on admision as he prepares for BECE (Photos)
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