Education

Duration of University education to be reduced to three years – NAPO

Duration of University education to be reduced to three years – NAPO

February 10, 2019

The Minister for Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh has hinted that the government will soon engage universities for the possible reduction in the time spent on pursuing an undergraduate degree program. He said the government is looking at reducing the duration from the current four years to three years. According to him, in most countries all […]

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NUGS Nominates Mr. Kingsley Sarpong Akowuah To The Centralized University Admission And Placement Service Committee

January 17, 2019

The National Union of Ghana Students and the University Students Association of Ghana on Tuesday 15th January, 2019 met with the Minister In Charge of Tertiary Education, Prof Yankah to discuss pertinent tertiary educational related issues. The discussion which was centered on the Tertiary Education Policy by the Ministry of Education include issues of high […]

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Meet Abudu Salah, the Kayayei who scored six A’s and two B’s in WASSCE

Meet Abudu Salah, the Kayayei who scored six A’s and two B’s in WASSCE

January 15, 2019

Not many of her kind are least fortunate to have access to basic education, let alone enrolled themselves into Senior High School(SHS), to even come out with flying colors despite their woes. Similarly, nowhere in the history of Ghana it has been told about Kayayei who has demonstrated utmost discipline, commitment and dint of hard […]

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China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

China hopes to be growing potatoes on the moon ‘within 100 days’

January 15, 2019

However, cultivating the crop won’t be easy as temperatures on the lunar surface can go over 100 degrees Celsius (202 degrees Fahrenheit) in the day and drop to minus 100 degrees at night. CHINA hopes to be growing potatoes on the dark side of the Moon within the next 100 days, it’s been revealed. When […]

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‘Super blood Wolf Moon’ coming January, 20

‘Super blood Wolf Moon’ coming January, 20

January 14, 2019

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – This Sunday night, sky conditions permitting, we will be in for a real astronomical treat. A total lunar eclipse lasting 62 minutes will be visible on the night of Jan. 20-21 across North and South America, including throughout the United States and parts of western Europe and Africa.  The Wolf Moon — a full moon […]

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GES suspends PTA dues in SHSs

GES suspends PTA dues in SHSs

January 14, 2019

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). The directive is to enable the GES to streamline and review all such PTA levies in all public SHSs/TVETs. In an interview in Accra last Friday, […]

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Two beautiful trainee nurses perish in deadly crash at Ejisu

Two beautiful trainee nurses perish in deadly crash at Ejisu

January 13, 2019

Two female trainee nurses who were involved in a gory accident as a result of a head-on collision have been pronounced dead. The accident occurred on Friday morning when a Sprinter bus collided with a truck, at Boankra on the Accra-Kumasi highway. The two, whose names were given as Joana and Lopez, met their untimely […]

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Government secures $60m for phase 2 of University of Health and Allied Sciences project

Government secures $60m for phase 2 of University of Health and Allied Sciences project

January 13, 2019

Government has secured a $60 million facility for the implementation of Phase 2 of the University of Allied Sciences project at Ho in the Volta Region. Phase 2 will cover a total floor area of 29,200 square meters which will see the completion of the central administration block. Also, the school of Nursing and Midwifery […]

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Publish list of credible financial institutions – Carbonu to BoG, SEC

Publish list of credible financial institutions – Carbonu to BoG, SEC

January 12, 2019

The failure of regulators within Ghana’s financial space such as the Bank of Ghana and the Securities and Exchange Commission to publish the list of credible financial institutions in the country is to blame for the increasing spate of investment scams in the country. This is the assertion of the president of the National Association […]

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GES clarifies the SHS DoubleTrack Academic Calendar

GES clarifies the SHS DoubleTrack Academic Calendar

January 10, 2019

The Ghana Education System (GES) has corrected some misconceptions surrounding the Double-Track School Calendar and the Semester System introduced at the beginning of the 2018/2019 academic year for Senior High Schools. It said it was inaccurate for anybody to state that students under the Double-Track System were expected to spend only 81 days in a […]

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