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Often, due to the need for children to acquire knowledge and skills in order to become better people in the future, parents enroll their very young children in school, thus, entrusting their safety to the hands of school authorities. But how safe are kids when they are left in the hands of school authorities?Continue Reading

CENTSAG begins strike today

The College of Education Non-Teaching Staff Association of Ghana (CENTSAG) has declared a nationwide strike effective Tuesday, 12th April 2022. In a letter signed by National Secretary, Samuel Opoku and the National President, Frederick Forkuo Yeboah on 4th April 2022 the indefinite strike will affect all the Forty-six (46) Public Colleges of Education.Continue Reading

GNAT: updates on One Teacher One Laptop project

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has issued an update on One-Teacher One-Laptop distributions. In a statement, the General Secretary of GNAT, Mr. Thomas Musah Tanko has explained that news in the media alleging that, his outfit said all teachers in the country have received the laptop is palpable false.Continue Reading

JHS graduate attempted to take her own life

A Junior High School (JHS) graduate has contemplated suicide after unsuccessful attempts to secure a school through the Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS). In an interview with JoyNews at the GNAT Hall on Tuesday, Elvis Dzagba, the father of the student explained that his daughter attempted to take her own life after she discovered that none of her preferred schools was given to her.Continue Reading

Online Admission Process for BECE 2022

The 2022 online admission process for BECE graduates into Senior High Schools (SHS)/ Senior High Technical Schools (SHTS) and Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Institutes has been released for all BECE graduates.Continue Reading

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The largest teacher union in Ghana sent a strong signal to the Ghana Education Service that any attempt to get certain category of Staff to pay rent will be resisted fiercely. The association was reacting to a circular signed by Mrs. Felicia Agyeibea Okai Continue Reading

Addressing students, authorities and participants during the 70th anniversary celebration of Fijai Senior High School in Takoradi in the Western Region, the Vice President said that he will launch a digitised School Feeding Programme next month to track the number of students fed, the menu on daily basis to avoid future embezzlement of funds of the Programme.Continue Reading

"UTAG has not resolved its impasse with Government"-Prof. Ransford Gyampo

Outspoken Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Ghana and Secretary of the University of Ghana branch of the University Teacher’s Association of Ghana (UTAG), Ransford Gyampo has disagreed with an assertion by UTAG National Secretary Dr. Asare Asante that UTAG has resolved its impasse with the Government of Ghana regarding conditions of service for which UTAG went on strike.Continue Reading

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA), Professor Abednego F. O. Amartey, has charged newly-admitted students to be guided by the University’s values of integrity, service, responsibility and respect for one another as they embark on their new journeys.Continue Reading

WAEC cancelled 46 candidates' results

The Council says it has also withheld the subject results of 148 candidates and the entire results of 109 candidates pending the conclusion of investigations into various cases of alleged examination malpractice. Also, 138 candidates who sat for the examination had some subject results canceled for bringing foreign materials into the examination hall or colluding with other candidates.Continue Reading

WAEC Released 2021 BECE Results

African Examination Council has released the 2021 BECE results. The statement added that the results will be dispatched to the schools through the Metropolitan/Municipal/District Directors of Education.Continue Reading

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UTAG STRIKE UPDATES: UPSA rejects suspension of strike

One Hundred and Seven members of the UPSA-UTAG, out of the total of 170 members voted on Friday, February 25 to reject the suspension while 63 voted in favour. Earlier, the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) chapter of UTAG also rejected the decision to suspend the strike making it the first member to do so. The University of Professional Studies Accra (UPSA) branch of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has rejected the decision by the National Executive Committee (NEC) to suspend the strike.Continue Reading

"UTAG has not resolved its impasse with Government"-Prof. Ransford Gyampo

At an emergency meeting, the National Executive Council of UTAG decided to suspend its strike action pending voting by its membership as to whether they accept the decision or not. Seven 7 Branches of Public Universities under the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) have so far rejected the decision of the National Executive Council (NEC) of the Association to call off its nationwide strike action.Continue Reading

UTAG strike updates: KNUST lecturers vote against suspension

Lecturers at KNUST on Friday the 25th February 2022 voted against the suspension of industrial action by the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG). In anticipation of a favorable outcome, the University authority announced the resumption of academic activities on Thursday. But the lecture halls have remained empty to the disappointment of students. The University’s Public Relations Officer, Dr. Norris Bekoe, encouraged the students to have hope.Continue Reading

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"UTAG has not resolved its impasse with Government"-Prof. Ransford Gyampo

The National Executive Committee (NEC) of UTAG held an emergency meeting on 21st February, 2022 at the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) to deliberate on the way forward regarding the withdrawal of teaching and related services on the various campuses.Continue Reading

newly graduated people wearing black academy gowns throwing hats up in the air

As announced by the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission in collaboration with Principals Conference (PRINCOF),the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission, under the Ministry of Education has released the full list of Colleges of Education in Ghana that offer Technical and Vocational Education and Trianing (TVET). Continue Reading

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GNAT: updates on One Teacher One Laptop project

Rev. Michael Appiah, the Eastern Regional Trustee of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has compiled some facts about GNAT Teachers Fund for teachers. According to him, the leadership of GNAT are too busy working for members and so do not have the time talking about other Unions. Because it is only when a union leader or member has nothing to say about his Union that he goes about attacking or talking other unions.Continue Reading

newly graduated people wearing black academy gowns throwing hats up in the air

The Colleges were classified by Ghana Tertiary Education Commission in Collaboration with Principals Conference of Colleges Education (PRINCOF). University of Education, Winneba have eight (8) affiliated Colleges of Education in Ghana.Continue Reading

newly graduated people wearing black academy gowns throwing hats up in the air

There are five (5) Colleges of Education affiliated to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi as announced by PRINCOF in collaboration with Ghana Tertiary Education Commission. The affiliated Colleges offer Primary Education, Junior High School Education and Early Grade Education.Continue Reading

newly graduated people wearing black academy gowns throwing hats up in the air

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) now Ghana Tertiary Education Commission in collaboration with Conference of Principals of Colleges of Education (PRINCOF) have announced the list of Accredited Public Colleges of Education placed under University of Ghana (UG) . Out of the Forty-six (46) Accredited Public Colleges of Education , six (6) were placed under University of Ghana (UG) to run the Bachelor of Degree in Basic Education Programmes.Continue Reading

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newly graduated people wearing black academy gowns throwing hats up in the air

Out of forty-six (46) Colleges,a total of fourteen (14) Accredited Public Colleges of Education have been put under University of Cape Coast (UCC) to offer the Bachelor of Degree in Basic Education Programmes. The classification was done by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) now Ghana Tertiary Education Commission in collaboration with Conference of Principals of Colleges of Education (PRINCOF).Continue Reading

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Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

The Government, as part of its educational reforms, will introduce aeronautics and aerospace engineering courses in secondary education to develop the creative ability of students and improve on the science to humanities ratio. Other courses include environmental science, computer science, manufacturing, biomedical sciences, agricultural sciences, global studies and creative arts.Continue Reading

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"UTAG has not resolved its impasse with Government"-Prof. Ransford Gyampo

The leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) says it declined to meet with the National Labour Commission (NLC) when it invited them for a meeting to meet with their employer tomorrow, Tuesday, February 8, 2022, over their demands.Continue Reading