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Ellis Ferdinand is the Founder/Chief Executive Officer of EducationGhana Limited and the Managing Editor at EducationGhana.net . He is a passionate writer,a publicist and an online Marketer and Promoter. He is Ghana's number 1 Education Blogger who brings all happenings in the Ghanaian Education Sector ,from Basic to Tertiary, to the doorsteps of readers on EducationGhana.net He is also the Founder of Education Awards Ghana which will soon be launched in Ghana to help boosts the Education Sector. He is Passionate about Promoting Education in Ghana, Africa and the world at large. Ferdinand Completed Accra College of Education and was Awarded a Diploma In Basic Education by the University of Cape Coast and Currently reading Psychology and Foundation of Education with Management and Accounting Options at the University of Cape Coast in Ghana. Ferdinand is willing to work with any organization who believes in Promoting quality business as well as Education in Ghana and Africa. You can Contact him for Promotion of Events,Advertisements,Publications and any other business through Education Ghana.

University of Cape Coast Gets New Vice Chancellor

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Professor Ghartey Ampiah, has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast. Prof Ghartey Ampiah, is a former Provost of the College of Education Studies and a Professor of Science. Speaking to deans, heads of department, union leaders and some council members during the handing over ceremony,Prof Kuupole, the outgoing Vice Chancellor, thanked the University for ... Read More »

UHAS Inducts New Vice Chancellor into Office

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A Professor of Epidemiology at the University of Ghana, Professor John Owusu Gyapong has been inducted into office as the second Vice Chancellor of the University of Health and Allied Sciences, UHAS in Ho. Professor Gyapong who until his induction was the Pro Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation and Development at the University of Ghana took over from the ... Read More »

TTAG Volta Sector fined GH¢1500 for violating Modalities of TTAG Elections

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The Volta Sector of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana has been fined GH¢1500.00 for violating Modalities of TTAG election. This statement was contained in a verdict by the Judicial committee of the Association chaired by Oscar Kofi Agbo .The Volta sector was accused of violating the Modalities of TTAG elections after bloating the voters’ register with unqualified delegates. the ... Read More »

TTAG Judicial Committee Fines Two Petitioners GH¢150 Each for Contempt

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The Judicial Committee of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana has fine two petitioners of Gh¢150.00 each for Contempt. The Petitioners Saviour Gokah and Benjamin Nubour who petitioned the judicial committee concerning the election of the 2016/17 national executives of the Association into office,a petition that has led the judicial committee calling for a Re-election after their findings proved that ... Read More »

Newly Elected TTAG National President,Two Others Ordered to Step down for Re-Election

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Three Newly Elected National Executives of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana are expected to step aside for Re-election according the Association ‘s Judicial Committee led by Oscar Kofi Agbo. The Positions include National President, National General Secretary and National Organizing Secretary in the Persons of Wonder Paul Avorgbedor,Bernard Kofi Ansah and Gideon Dwumfuor respectively. The vice president, Assistant Secretary ... Read More »

GNAT Calls For Qualified Teachers at the Kindergarten and Lower Primary Levels

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The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has appealed to Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to ensure that qualified teachers are posted to teach in the Kindergarten and the Lower Primary levels. Ms Philippa Larsen, GNAT Acting President, who made the appeal at the launch of this year’s World Teachers Day in Accra, said the Association is very ... Read More »

2016 BECE Records Historic Improvement

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Mr Jacob A. Kor, Director–General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has noted that there was an exceptional performance in the total scores of candidates for the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. West African Examination Council statistics indicates that a total score of 600 being the maximum raw core in six subjects ,3994 candidates got more than 500,which ... Read More »

Colleges of Education Resumption date Rescheduled

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Colleges of Education in the Country are expected to resume Lectures for the 2016/17 academic year on October 10,2016. Level 200 students and the new entrants are expected to take notice of the new date.This new date becomes necessary due to an extension in the weeks of orientation for the level 300 students who are going for their out segment ... Read More »

Teachers To Be Professionally Licensed Before Engagement

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Teachers in the country`s schools will from this academic year acquire professional license to be issued by the National Teaching Council under the supervision of National Inspectorate Board (NIB) before they can be engaged as professional teachers. The move is to employ the right caliber of professionals and also improve upon the quality of Ghana’s education. The Acting Chief Inspector ... Read More »

Over 4,000 teachers in Accra presented with laptops

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More than four thousand Teachers in the Greater Accra Region have been presented with Laptop Computers to facilitate Teaching and Learning of ICT in schools. The presentation was done by Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Pre-tertiary, Alex Kyeremeh and witnessed by his colleague Deputy in charge of tertiary education Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It forms part of government’s intervention ... Read More »

PTA National Council raise BECE/WASSCE fee free registration doubts

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The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations, PTAs has raised doubts about the feasibility of the NDC’s promise to pay registration fees of BECE and WASSCE candidates. The Council said government has not showed enough commitment to existing policies such as capitation grant, government scholarship and feeding grant to students, as they are all in arrears. Speaking to Radio Ghana ... Read More »

Teacher Absenteeism reduced by 6%- National Inspectorate board

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The National Inspectorate Board (NIB) has revealed that the Teacher Absenteeism, (TA) rate has reduced to seven per cent. A Deputy Minister of Education (Pre-Tertiary), Alex Kyeremeh, who made this known at a forum on Teacher Absenteeism (TA), said the teacher absenteeism rate in the basic schools as at the time of visit was very encouraging. He said the figure ... Read More »

Foundation lauds NDC’s claims to absorb registration fees of pre-tertiary school candidates

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The Foundation for Generational Thinkers has described as good news claims by the NDC that it will absorb registration fees of pre-tertiary school candidates, if retained in power. The Foundation has called on the NDC to ensure that funds are released early enough to WAEC to avoid undue delays and repercussions associated with other statutory payments. Speaking to Radio Ghana ... Read More »

Colleges of Education Teachers suspend nationwide strike,teachers to be migrated on to tertiary Payroll next month

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The Colleges of Education Teachers Association (CETAG), has suspended its nationwide strike and asked members to return to the lecture halls. The announcement comes after the government confirmed their migration from the payroll of the Ghana Education Service to that of the Colleges of Education. By this approval, salaries, retention premiums, allowances and conversion differences will be paid to staff ... Read More »

Government Reduces Prices of Text and Eexercise Books

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 Government has removed the 17.5% VAT on the pre-production inputs of exercise and text books. This has resulted in a 12% reduction in purchase price of all text and exercise books. The Chief Executive of the Ghana Printers and Paper convertors Association, Joseph Appiah Berko announced this at a news conference in Accra. He said the removal of the tax ... Read More »

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