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According to a report from the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education on the annual budget estimates, the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme would no longer be funded with revenue from Ghana’s oil resources.
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) in September 2018 adopted the double track system for some 400 Senior High Schools in the country, to cater for the increased enrollment and infrastructural deficit brought on by its flagship policy.
The Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, Michael Nsowah, has said the number of Senior High Schools running the double track system would be reduced from 400 to 100 schools in the next academic year.
The students of Zokor Senior High School in the Bongo District of the Northern region are demanding that the matron of the school be sacked from her position and made to stay far away from the school’s kitchen.
Corporal punishment in schools these days have become unheard of as the Ghana Education Service has called for a ban on canning and other forms of punishments in school. This has however gotten people talking about the directive.
A class three pupil has reportedly caused the arrest of her class teacher for caning her, The girl, after she was disciplined by her teacher, was said to have stormed out of the classroom and headed to the Police Station.
The forum, on the theme: “Promoting PhD education in Ghana,” was to provide a platform for stakeholders of graduate education to discuss the merits and challenges of PhD training in the country.YEN.com.gh news.
The Unity and University Halls of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), popularly known as Katanga and Conti respectively are going to be restored to their former statuses as all male halls.
YEN.com.gh understands that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld the results of all 2,160 private candidates who wrote the 2018 West African Senior School Certificate Examination, because of exam malpractices.
The Assistant Headmaster of the Kumasi High School, George Amponsah-Duodo, who was suspended one grounds of sodomizing some students of the school, has denied claims of the accusation describing them as false and lacking evidence.
Some Heads of Senior High Schools in the Eastern Region have rejected newly trained graduate teachers posted to their schools to teach students under the Gold Track system of the Free Senior High School Policy.
A law lecturer, Dr. Maurice Ampa, has explained that the teachers who were sacked by the Ghana Education Service (GES) for sexual misconduct or immoral act with their students can fight their dismissal in court. Ten teachers
The Ghana Education Service has sacked 10 teachers under their watch for various offenses including sexual misconduct and stealing in their respective schools.This action by the GES is to serve as a deterrent to others.
Speaking at the meet the press series in Accra Tuesday, Education Minister, Dr. Opoku Prempeh explained further that the move was to enable the universities to develop the capacity of teachers in the colleges of education. YEN.com
Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh, explained that Ghana stands to benefit from Francophone countries who are willing to exchange French tutors for English teachers, should the proposal work out for exportation.
The year 2018 may go down in the history of Ghana as one of the most turbulent years at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). A series of events that occurred on the campus have left Ghanaians upset.
Some Ghanaians have expressed their anger at the decision of the government to send teachers to work in neighbouring countries. This was after the minister of education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, disclosed that plans are in place.
The Government has announced that it would phase out diploma certificates in all 46 Colleges of Education across the country from this year. The move forms parts of reforms being undertaken by the education ministry. YEN.com.gh.
The Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has disclosed that the government has initiated processes to merge three of the country’s public tertiary institutions into one. GIJ, NAFTI and GIL would be consolidated to one body
Speaking at press engagement session yesterday to update the public on progresses made so far in the government’s quest to improve teacher education,Matthew Opoku Prempeh said, the performance of the teachers was not ‘heartwarming
Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that the headmistress and bursar of Adjena Senior High School, have misused an amount of GHC100,000 to be used to construct a kitchen. The money was spent in the course of one year.
YEN.com.gh is in possession of a video which shows pupils of the Abokobi Cluster of Schools either sitting on the floor or standing for hours. This is due to the fact that there are no desks to use in the classroom.
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