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Teachers in the Pre-Tertiary Education Schools have accused the Ghana Education Service (GES) of denying them upgrading to the Rank of Principal Superintendent using their Degree Certificates. The teachers said the GES denied them...
Government has reduced the period for promotion of Teachers who upgraded themselves from four years to two years, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia has said. The Vice President made this revelation in his presentation during the...
President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says claims by John Dramani Mahama to review the much-touted Free Senior High School (SHS) policy is another word for cancellation. Former President of Ghana has said...
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has begun the distribution of Past Questions to Candidates of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The Distribution, according to reports gathered by EducationGhana started a week ago...
Students of St. Cyprian's Anglican JHS 'A' in Kumasi on Monday, 24 August 2020, rejected President Nana Akufo-Addo's free hot meal served them.The students said the food was "not tasty" and was "salty". "We...
Headteacher of the Prisons Junior High School (JHS) in Accra Alfred Odame has said final year Junior High School students across the country must take advantage of the free meal being served them and their teachers to...
The Coalition of Concerned Teacher Trainees has appealed to the management of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) to postpone the date for the commencement of the end of semester examinations to enable them to prepare adequately for the...
President Nana Akufo-Addo has reacted to former President John Mahama’s recent comment that suggest that the government was not applying "common sense" in running the country. Mahama during one of his campaign tours in...
Communications Minister Madam Ursula Owusu-Ekuful, has revealed that, the free WiFi for all Senior High Schools Project is still on course. According to her, government has not abandoned the initiative and that, plans are far advanced to ensure the fruition...
The New Patriotic Party (NPP) says it will abolish the guarantor system demanded from tertiary students before their loans are approved by the Student Loan Trust Fund. The NPP says it will do this if Ghanaians extend its mandate on...
Teachers at the Pre-Tertiary Schools shall be expected to obtain their Degrees to prevent being sacked after the 2022/23 Academic year, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has indicated. The Deputy Director-General of the GES,Mr. Anthony Boateng made this revelation at...
Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, Vice Presidential Candidate for the National Democratic Congress (NDC) has assured teachers of enhanced remuneration when the party returns to power after the December election. She also assured teachers and nursing trainees of innovative financial interventions,...
A man believed to be in his late 20s has been captured in photos risking his life to by climbing a ladder to the very top of the Baptist Senior High School storey building at Madina, Accra, to sneak...
The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has inaugurated a 10-member committee in Accra “to deliberate and advise on modalities for the reopening of schools in the pre-tertiary subsector” across the country. A press statement signed by the sector...
The Africa Education Watch has petitioned the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education to investigate the circumstances that led to the leakage of confidential identity contacts of examiners scheduled to mark this year’s West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE)...
A lecturer with the Cape Coast University says the head of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) in Ghana must take the ultimate responsibility for the massive leakage of West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) questions by leaving...
Examiners for the ongoing West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations say they now fear for their lives after their contact details were leaked in addition to exam questions on social media platforms. The ongoing examinations has been riddled with scandals,...
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has strongly condemned the leakage of examination papers in the ongoing 2020 West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). Several papers in the ongoing WASSCE including Economics, English have been leaked on social...
The Executive Director of Africa Education Watch Kofi Asare says President Akufo-Addo’s claim that JHS students are complaining of hunger at their schools as a result COVID-19 measures is not backed by the facts on the grounds. According to him,...
All final year JHS students and teachers from both public and private schools will receive one hot meal a day from government until school session closes, President Akufo-Addo has announced. The President in his...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the free SHS policy cannot be entrusted in the hands of former president John Mahama. “For 8 years, John Dramani Mahama and the NDC kicked against Free SHS and also struggled to implement their...
Executive Director for Africa Education Watch, Kofi Asare, has hinted of the possibility of public universities reverting to the era of conducting entrance exam for prospective students for admission. According to him, entrance exam previously conducted by universities was due...
Cabinet has approved the Common Core Programme Curriculum for Junior and Senior High Schools, which is expected to be rolled out in the next academic year. The curriculum is designed for students in JHS...
The issue of allowances for trainees was a major campaign issue prior to the 2016 general elections and has risen after the nomination of Professor Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang who was then the Education Minister. Scores of trainees were not happy...
Manhyia South law maker and Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh has revealed when schools will actually resume. Below is what he actually said concerning calls for the resumption of schools.
The Member of Parliament for Busia South Dr Clement Apaak has asked Education Minister Matthew Opoku Prempeh to focus on how deprived schools and students can improve teaching and learning amid the Covid-19 pandemic instead of political...
The Progressive People’s Party (PPP) has blamed the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government for lowering the standards of education in the country. The opposition party in a statement said the manifestations of the widespread...
Old students of Bright Senior High School located at Kukurantumi in the Eastern Region have described as a “sheer grammatical construction” a statement by Akyem-Abuakwa Traditional Council calling for the closure of the school and called on...
The Microfinance and Small Loans Centre (MASLOC) has donated a 33-seater Isuzu bus to the National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) through the Ministry of Education at a short ceremony at the Ministry in Accra.
The President of Laweh Open University, Prof. Mrs Goski Alabi, has appealed to the government to employ strategies that will help reduce the cost of internet accessibility to help promote virtual learning among schools in the country.
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, on Wednesday said the government has cleared all legacy arrears left by the previous administration to ensure that there was continuity of service delivery in the educational system.
Education-focused civil society organization, Africa Education Watch says it is concerned about the low quality of basic and secondary education in the country despite the huge investments made in the sector. The Executive Director of the Africa Education Watch, Kofi...
Ahead of the December 7 general election, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has made a clarion call to Ghanaians to preserve the nation's peace. A statement issued by Mr Thomas Tanko Musah, GNAT General Secretary, which was made...
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister for Education has given assurance that President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is committed to ensuring that no child in Ghana denied access to senior high school education He said President Nana Akufo-Addo will...
Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has slammed the erstwhile Mahama administration for not doing much to improve the educational sector, claiming it did not procure a single textbook for schools in 8 years In a special dispensation granted by...
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister for Education, has reiterated that the minimum qualification for teaching at any of the Basic Schools in Ghana is now First Degree. He registered the concern of the Government of Ghana that the early...
The Minister for Education, Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has touted the government’s achievement in his sector outlining various policies instituted to enhance teaching and learning outcomes. He, however, did not give an indication as to the plan for schools, which have been...
Education Minister Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has said he inherited “huge outstanding bills” from “the leadership of Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang”, his predecessor in the erstwhile administration, who is now running mate to her former boss, ex-President John Mahama. The...
The government is set to introduce a new yearly allowance for teachers. This new allowance is being called the Professional Teacher Allowance and will be a one-time payment yearly. Professional teachers will receive GHS1,200 whilst non-professional teachers will receive GHS600. In an...
Education Minister Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has said the National Democratic Congress (NDC) “ridiculed” the idea of a free senior high school policy when the New Patriotic Party (NPP) promised it in the lead-up to the 2016...