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Massive praise flow for beautiful lady who roasts fish to pay for masters degree (photos)

Massive praise flow for beautiful lady who roasts fish to pay for masters degree (photos)

Meet the beautiful masters degree student who pays her fees by selling fish
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
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’
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
GES hot as new teachers ‘threaten’ them over unpaid salaries

GES hot as new teachers ‘threaten’ them over unpaid salaries

An association of newly recruited teachers have issued threats of further action if their salaries are not paid by May 2019. The teachers have also asked the GES to ensure that their biometric registration is completed by April 30

GES hot as new teachers ‘threaten’ them over unpaid salaries
Top World Bank official praises Ghana’s Free SHS programme; lists benefits

Top World Bank official praises Ghana’s Free SHS programme; lists benefits

World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Henry Kerali, has described Ghana’s Free Senior High School (Free SHS) programme as an initiative that will give girls the chance to acquire employable skill sets before reproduction.

Top World Bank official praises Ghana’s Free SHS programme; lists benefits
Double Track: 9,619 teachers to finalize salaries as gov’t, GES and others resolve challenges

Double Track: 9,619 teachers to finalize salaries as gov’t, GES and others resolve challenges

The Ghana Education Service (GES), the Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD), the Public Services Commission (PSC) and the ministry of finance are working to eliminate delays in the process of paying salaries.

Double Track: 9,619 teachers to finalize salaries as gov’t, GES and others resolve challenges
PTA dues: Education minister calls for accountability

PTA dues: Education minister calls for accountability

The minister of education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has called for an examination of the collection of Parents Teacher Association (PTA) dues. He argued that the continuous payment of dues without accountability is senseless.

PTA dues: Education minister calls for accountability
Wesley Girls' School tops WAEC distinction awards

Wesley Girls' School tops WAEC distinction awards

The Overall Best in the General Arts Programme went to Ms Davina Seyram Gbedy, another former student of Wesley Girls' High School, while the lone gentleman in the midst of the ladies. The only male student was from St Augustine's

Wesley Girls' School tops WAEC distinction awards
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
Ban on lashing in schools would breed indiscipline - Methodist bishop chides GES

Ban on lashing in schools would breed indiscipline - Methodist bishop chides GES

The GES in a recent statement reiterated the ban on caning in primary and secondary schools, and ordered the schools to adopt a new disciplinary toolkit together with alternative sanctions as measures for correcting pupils.

Ban on lashing in schools would breed indiscipline - Methodist bishop chides GES
I am happy with my GH₵5 airtime award - Teacher goes emotional over prize

I am happy with my GH₵5 airtime award - Teacher goes emotional over prize

Two teachers in the Banda Ahenkro Methodist Basic School in the Brong Ahafo Region have reportedly received GH₵5 worth of airtime each for emerging the overall best teachers in the school. One of them is Christopher Appiah.

I am happy with my GH₵5 airtime award - Teacher goes emotional over prize
Ghana Education Service suspends PTA dues for Senior High School students

Ghana Education Service suspends PTA dues for Senior High School students

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has suspended the collection of levies under the auspices of parent-teacher associations (PTAs) in all public senior high schools (SHSs) and technical/vocational institutions (TVETs).

Ghana Education Service suspends PTA dues for Senior High School students
Do not engage female students at home - GES warns male teachers

Do not engage female students at home - GES warns male teachers

Male teachers have been cautioned against engaging the services of female students in their homes by sending them on errands, and asking them to cook and clean for them. The GES realized that the teachers took advantage of them.

Do not engage female students at home - GES warns male teachers
My strategy is simple; UCC's best Bachelor of Commerce student shares his secret to success

My strategy is simple; UCC's best Bachelor of Commerce student shares his secret to success

The 2017 best graduating student in the Bachelor of Commerce programme, of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), Emmanuel Ofosu, has disclosed his strategy. According to him, students should remember their backgrounds.

My strategy is simple; UCC's best Bachelor of Commerce student shares his secret to success
Storekeeper of GES caught shoplifting free uniforms meant for deprived schoolchildren

Storekeeper of GES caught shoplifting free uniforms meant for deprived schoolchildren

The development coincided with a market day in the Upper East regional capital— a link that prompted some observers to conclude the storekeeper, whose name is not known yet to Starr News, was carting the items to market to sell.

Storekeeper of GES caught shoplifting free uniforms meant for deprived schoolchildren
We won’t release their BECE results despite the court order – WAEC breaks silence on the A.Z Preparatory school saga

We won’t release their BECE results despite the court order – WAEC breaks silence on the A.Z Preparatory school saga

The West African Examination Council has revealed the reason behind its decision to hold on to the results of 20 students of A.Z Preparatory School. This was explained by its Head of Public Affairs, Agnes Cudjoe in an interview.

We won’t release their BECE results despite the court order – WAEC breaks silence on the A.Z Preparatory school saga
You have until October 31 to pay our salaries else we will go on strike – Teachers warn government

You have until October 31 to pay our salaries else we will go on strike – Teachers warn government

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) has given its intention to go on strike if the government fails to pay salaries by Wednesday, October 31, 2018. This was in a communique released by the group to its members.

You have until October 31 to pay our salaries else we will go on strike – Teachers warn government
Young girl scores A1 in ‘hot’ WASSCE subjects including Elective Mathematics and Biology

Young girl scores A1 in ‘hot’ WASSCE subjects including Elective Mathematics and Biology

YEN.com.gh has sighted an inspiring photo of a senior high school graduate Theresa Frimpong, who has excelled greatly at the 2018 WASSCE. The photo is seen on the Facebook page of one Charles Mogxy, who congratulated her.

Young girl scores A1 in ‘hot’ WASSCE subjects including Elective Mathematics and Biology
US soldiers donate learning materials to schools in Ghana (Photos)

US soldiers donate learning materials to schools in Ghana (Photos)

As part of the United Accord 2018 activities, some soldiers of the United States of America have donated set of school desks to some basic schools in Accra. The US soldiers from the 353rd Civil Affairs Command, North Dakota.

US soldiers donate learning materials to schools in Ghana (Photos)
Damongo SHS headmaster 'angry' over WASSCE results; burns 300 mobile phones into ashes

Damongo SHS headmaster 'angry' over WASSCE results; burns 300 mobile phones into ashes

The headmaster of Damongo Senior High School in the Northern Region, has burnt into ashes about 300 mobile phones seized from students during class hours after putting up poor performance at the recently released WASSCE results.

Damongo SHS headmaster 'angry' over WASSCE results; burns 300 mobile phones into ashes
4 Ejisuman SHS teachers sacked for sleeping with students

4 Ejisuman SHS teachers sacked for sleeping with students

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has sacked four teachers of the Ejisuman Senior High School in the Ashanti Region for acts of sexual misconduct. The 4 are among 9 others who were interdicted after news broke of such misconduct.

4 Ejisuman SHS teachers sacked for sleeping with students
Hundreds donate towards TV Africa blood donation exercise

Hundreds donate towards TV Africa blood donation exercise

TV Africa's blood donation drive was a success as many trooped in to support the worthy curse last weekend. The event saw a lot of voluntary donors in attendance to support the station aid the Ghana national blood service with

Hundreds donate towards TV Africa blood donation exercise
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