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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.

Liberian Teachers strike over Education Minister’s order of Exam re-sit for teacher due to bad students performances

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More than 25,000 high school teachers in Liberia have gone on strike, demanding the resignation of Education Minister George Warner. The walk-out is in protest against calls by Mr. Warner for all teachers to re-sit their qualifying exams owing to growing dissatisfaction with teaching standards across the country. In 2013, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the education system as “messy”. ... Read More »

UPSA Accredited to offer Bsc. in Actuarial Science

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The University of Professional Studies Accra, USPA has become the 6th Tertiary Institution in the country to offer Bsc. in Actuarial Science after its accreditation. Speaking at the launch, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Joshua Alabi said the programme will produce professionals who will help bridge the gap in the insurance industry. According to him, programmes in the University are tailored to ... Read More »

2016 BECE Candidates to Begin Checking SHS Placement From Thursday

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Candidates who took part in the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination organized by the West African Examination Council can now access their placements into the Various Senior High Schools in the Country. Students can begin checking their SHS placements from Thursday September 29,2016 . The Ghana Education Service is expected to release the placements on Wednesday for Students to begin ... Read More »

Former TTAG Sector President Snubs NEC for Describing Antwi Karikari as an Imposter

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A former President of the Eastern and Greater Accra Sector of the Teacher Trainees’  Association of Ghana, Krobea Asante has chastised the activities of the out gone National Executive Council of the Association for what he described as a ‘so-called’ press release against Antwi Kakari who is an ex-official member of the Association. According to him,the press release was not ... Read More »

CSSPS Enhanced to Guarantee Incident-Cree Placement this year – Director

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The Director of the Computerized Schools Selection and Placement System, CSSPS, Kwasi Abankwa Anokye, has said the system has been enhanced to guarantee an incident-free placement this year. The system was introduced in 2005; to electronically post Junior High School graduates into the various Senior High Schools using their raw score. Parents and their wards every year complain about the ... Read More »

Tumu Midwifery Training College gets Two Unit Classroom Block

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The Sissala East District Assembly has handed over a fully furnished two unit classroom block with an office and a computer laboratory to the Tumu Midwifery Training School at Tumu. The building which valued at one hundred and sixty nine thousand Ghana Cedis is expected to accommodate the increasing number of students who are faced with the problem of inadequate ... Read More »

Lack of Commitment by Teachers linked to Poor Performance of Pupils in BECE

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Teachers in the Public Basic Schools have been blamed for playing massive role in the non performance of pupils  in the Basic Education Certificate Examination organized by the West African Examination Council. According to a report from radio Ghana,the National chairman of PTAs, Alex Danso, says the cause of non-performance of B.E.C.E students is as a result of the lack ... Read More »

FWSC completes Salary update for College of Education Teachers

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The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission says it has completed updating of salaries and conditions of service of teachers in Colleges of Education, to the status of tertiary institutions. Currently the Ministry of Finance is working with the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to do the necessary reflection on their payslips. The CEO of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, ... Read More »

Veep Amissah-Arthur opens ultra-modern language laboratory for UCC

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Vice President Kwesi Amissah-Arthur has reiterated the need for the study of the French language and other international languages to enable the country to be competitive in the globalised world. In view of this government will continue to resource the countries universities and other tertiary institutions for the teaching and learning of languages. Vice President Amissah-Arthur said this when he ... Read More »

Over 5,000 Teachers to Receive Salary Arrears in September

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More than 5,000 teachers across the country are to be paid their outstanding salaries and allowances by the end of September. It follows the successful validation of their documents by the government. This will bring to over 10,000, the teachers whose documents have been validated and paid their salary arrears and allowances between August and September this year. The validation ... Read More »

CETAG Strike:Princof to determine fate of Level 300 Teacher Trainees tomorrow

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Level 300 teacher trainees in the various Government Colleges of Education may not forget their traumatic moments in College during their final year as students in College of Education in Ghana.The year group has been used as pilot base on so many occasions ranging from the ‘swapping’ of allowances to the five-semester programme. The trainees after series of agitation recently ... Read More »

WAEC withholds BECE Results of 321 Schools due to Alleged Examination Malpractices

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The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld the results of candidates from 321 schools who sat for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The results, according to the Council were withheld as a result of alleged examination malpractices and that they will only be released after investigations are concluded. “Following the conclusion of investigations into cases of examination ... Read More »

ICODEHS inaugurates Classroom Block at Salaga

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The Islamic Council for Development and Humanitarian Services (ICODEHS), has inaugurated a four classroom block with an office to aid teaching and learning at Salaga in the Northern Region. In addition to the school block, ICODEHS also constructed a Mosque and donated a loudspeaker to Muslims in the town. In a statement released by ICODEHS, its Chairman Sheikh Mustapha Ibrahim, ... Read More »

Gov’t Provides over Sixteen Thousand School Uniforms to Upper West region

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Government has provided sixteen thousand seven hundred and fifty-three new school uniforms for distribution to school children particularly new entrants at the lower primary for 2016 2017 academic year in the Upper West Region. Children who reported for school on My First Day at School were therefore given pair of uniform each at the schools visited in the Jirapa District ... Read More »

‘One Student-One Tablet’ for JHS and SHS Students-President Mahama

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President John Mahama has revealed that, government will soon launch a pilot program to distribute free tablet computers to students in junior and senior high schools, to streamline access to learning materials, the tablets will facilitate access to electronic textbooks and other relevant materials that will aid learning by students. He said the pilot if proven successful will be replicated ... Read More »

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