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Zorkor SHS students live in fear of poisoning as they expose matron for stealing

Zorkor SHS students live in fear of poisoning as they expose matron for stealing

Zorkor SHS students live in fear of poisoning as they expose matron for stealing
Maurice Ampaw dares disgraced teachers to sue Ghana Education Service

Maurice Ampaw dares disgraced teachers to sue Ghana Education Service

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

Maurice Ampaw dares disgraced teachers to sue Ghana Education Service
GES terminates appointment of 10 teachers over sexual misconduct and stealing

GES terminates appointment of 10 teachers over sexual misconduct and stealing

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.

GES terminates appointment of 10 teachers over sexual misconduct and stealing
Education Minister says only PhD holders will teach in universities henceforth

Education Minister says only PhD holders will teach in universities henceforth

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 says only PhD holders will teach in universities henceforth
5 reasons why Ghana's intent to export teachers is a bad idea

5 reasons why Ghana's intent to export teachers is a bad idea

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.

5 reasons why Ghana's intent to export teachers is a bad idea
5 times KNUST ‘disgraced’ Ghana in the year 2018

5 times KNUST ‘disgraced’ Ghana in the year 2018

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.

5 times KNUST ‘disgraced’ Ghana in the year 2018
Ghanaians mercilessly ‘attack’ education minister over plans to export teachers

Ghanaians mercilessly ‘attack’ education minister over plans to export teachers

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.

Ghanaians mercilessly ‘attack’ education minister over plans to export teachers
Teacher trainees to graduate with degrees – NAPO

Teacher trainees to graduate with degrees – NAPO

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.

Teacher trainees to graduate with degrees – NAPO
Merger to soon hit three public institutions

Merger to soon hit three public institutions

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

Merger to soon hit three public institutions
Lincensure results not 'heartwarming'- Education Minister

Lincensure results not 'heartwarming'- Education Minister

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

Lincensure results not 'heartwarming'- Education Minister
Headmistress and bursar allegedly blow GHC100,000 PTA cash to be used for a kitchen (Photos)

Headmistress and bursar allegedly blow GHC100,000 PTA cash to be used for a kitchen (Photos)

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.

Headmistress and bursar allegedly blow GHC100,000 PTA cash to be used for a kitchen (Photos)
Heartbreaking video of school children standing for hours leaks online

Heartbreaking video of school children standing for hours leaks online

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.

Heartbreaking video of school children standing for hours leaks online
KNUST reopens Friday; new governing council sworn in

KNUST reopens Friday; new governing council sworn in

At Tuesday’s inauguration ceremony, the Asantehene expressed sadness about the recent riots that occasioned the dissolution of the council which, in turn, necessitated its reconstitution. YEN.com.gh news. Ghana education news

KNUST reopens Friday; new governing council sworn in
KNUST to reopen on Friday, November 16

KNUST to reopen on Friday, November 16

The KNUST will reopen on Friday, November 16 while serious academic studies also starts Monday, November 19, 2018. The reopening date was announced at a ceremony held to swear in new council members of the school.

KNUST to reopen on Friday, November 16
Over hundred Ghanaian students in Italy stripped of their scholarship for visa fraud offences

Over hundred Ghanaian students in Italy stripped of their scholarship for visa fraud offences

The documents students submit for the scholarship are mainly an affidavit from the Supreme Court and proof of family composition and income, based on tax clearance certificate from Ghana Revenue Authority (GRA) but only the latter

Over hundred Ghanaian students in Italy stripped of their scholarship for visa fraud offences
"You have to tell me why you are better than somebody else"- Education minister to trainee teachers

"You have to tell me why you are better than somebody else"- Education minister to trainee teachers

Despite protest by trainee teachers against undertaking the compulsory national service, trainees have been forewarned by the Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, of not being employed permanently if they refused to do it

"You have to tell me why you are better than somebody else"- Education minister to trainee teachers
Teacher in Wa makes student walk with knees until the skin on that area peels off (photo)

Teacher in Wa makes student walk with knees until the skin on that area peels off (photo)

A schoolteacher of the Presbyterian Junior High in the Upper West Regional capital of Wa has gotten himself into hot waters after he made a student crawl on the ground with their knees until the skin on that area was peeled off.

Teacher in Wa makes student walk with knees until the skin on that area peels off (photo)
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
Student stabs teacher with scissors

Student stabs teacher with scissors

A form two student of Akwatia Technical Institute in the Denkyembour District of the Eastern Region has stabbed a teacher with scissors leaving the victim with a life-threatening wound. The angry student committed the crime. YEN.

Student stabs teacher with scissors
Government says it will no longer pay salaries of lecturers and professors aged above 65 year

Government says it will no longer pay salaries of lecturers and professors aged above 65 year

In a letter by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), it directed all public universities to delete the names of the affected academic staff from the payroll by the end of the month. Signed by the Executive Secretary.

Government says it will no longer pay salaries of lecturers and professors aged above 65 year
National Science and Maths Quiz madam cries over "chew and pour" education in Ghana

National Science and Maths Quiz madam cries over "chew and pour" education in Ghana

This host of the annual National Science and Maths Quiz, Dr Elsie Effah Kaufmann has complained of the the mass theory-based approach the Ghanaian education systems uses. The phenomenon is commonly referred to as chew and pour

National Science and Maths Quiz madam cries over "chew and pour" education in Ghana
41-year-old father of 7 children joins his son in Class 5

41-year-old father of 7 children joins his son in Class 5

Information available to YEN.com.gh shows that a 41-year-old father of seven children has returned to the classroom. Moses Ahlidza explained his action by saying that he feels left out when his children are discussing issues.

41-year-old father of 7 children joins his son in Class 5
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