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Academy of Sciences wants 2% of GDP invested into Research

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The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences are calling on government to devote two percent of the country’s GDP to science and research. According to the academy the changing pattern of diseases in Africa means that much resources be devoted to the sciences to find solution to this changing trends. A senior fellow of the Academy pro pf Isabella Quaye ... Read More »

NCTE to introduce New Curriculum for Teacher Training

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Barring any hitches, the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) and partners will by next academic year introduce a new curriculum for teacher training. This is to ensure the same standards in all of Ghana’s Colleges of Education. Speaking at the third National Teacher Education curriculum forum in Accra, the Programmes Manager of T-TEL, Akwasi Addae Boahene, said gaps in ... Read More »

Kulungungu Basic Schools take delivery of 256 dual desks

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Bissa Development Association delivers 256 dual desks to Kulungungu Basic Schools The Bissa Development Association (BDA) has constructed and handed over 256 dual desks to the Kulungungu Basic Schools in the Upper East Region at a cost of GHC 25,600. Speaking to GBC’s Radio Ghana, the Chairman of the Education Sub-Committee of the Association, Azumah Sumaila said the gesture is ... Read More »

PPP to Implement Free Education Policy from Kindergarten to SHS

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The Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP) says it will implement a free education policy from kindergarten to Senior High School (SHS) if Ghanaians give the party their mandate in December. Speaking at separate rallies in four constituencies as part of his one-day tour of the Upper West region, the party’s flag bearer, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom said access and affordability of ... Read More »

President Mahama’s U-turn on nurses allowance “political gimmick”- Dr Bawumia

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The running mate of the New Patriotic Party, (NPP) Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia outlining his party’s manifesto, today said the recent U-turn by President John Dramani Mahama on the restoration of Nurses and Teacher trainee allowances is a “pure political gimmick” that must be dismissed by Ghanaians. Dr. Bawumia said President Mahama’s recent statement on the allowances is to win votes ... Read More »

NPP to Restore Teachers and Nursing Trainees’ Allowances

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The New Patriotic Party said it will restore teacher trainees as well as trainee nurses allowances immediately it is voted into power in the December 7 general elections. The party’s 2016 presidential candidate,Nana Akuffo Addo made this statement during the Launch of the party’s manifesto ahead of the elections. The flag bearer however did not state clearly whether the restoration ... Read More »

Teachers’ Fund Targets Gh¢1billion Assets growth by January 2017

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The Teachers’ Fund (TF) of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is expected to grow its assets to about GHȼ1 billion, by January, next year. The Fund’s assets as of September stood at GHȼ750 million, compared with the previous year’s same period total of GHȼ235 million. Mr. George Asare Yamoah, the Board Chairman, who announced this said it would ... Read More »

Bloody Clash Between Two Halls of the University of Ghana on Matriculation Day

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Students of the University of Ghana on Saturday morning engaged in fights amidst throw of stones and burning of cars during the matriculation of fresh students.The clash was between members of two halls of the University, Commonwealth hall and Mensah-Sarbah hall. Sources at the Scene disclosed that the clashes began when a member of Mensah-Sarbah was attacked by Commonwealth members,an ... Read More »

Avoid Plagiarism – Professor Mawutor Avoke tells UEW matriculants

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, Professor Mawutor Avoke has advised fresh men and women to be focused, resolute, avoid plagiarism and be aware of self-destructive behaviours like smoking, alcohol and drugs, during their stay on campus. He stressed on the need to avoid plagiarism as this could deny them their certificates. He made those remarks at the ... Read More »

UEW signs MOU with Al-Faruq College of Education

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A memorandum of understanding has been signed between UEW and Al-faruq college of Education on 4th October, 2016 at the Council Chamber. The agreement is to provide monitoring for Al-faruq College of Education in the capacity building of their staff. Speaking at the ceremony, the Vice-chancellor, Professor Mawutor Avoke said the University has established similar agreements with some colleges of ... Read More »

Newly Posted Teachers Frustrated in the Volta Region

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Newly Posted Teachers by the Ghana Education Service are currently being frustrated by the education offices with regards to their postings in most parts of the Volta region with Ho west district recording highest cases. According to sources,most of the newly posted teachers who were instructed by the Ghana Education Service to print their Appointment letters online and submit them ... Read More »

GNAT Increases Teachers’ Fund Minimum Contribution to Gh¢50

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Teachers belonging to the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) will from February next year pay GHC20 more on their monthly contributions to the Teachers Fund. The teachers currently pay a monthly minimum contribution of GHC30 but the National Council of the GNAT has GHC50 as the new monthly contribution from next year. General manager of the Teachers Fund, Foster ... Read More »

GES Urged to Factor Climate Change into their Activities

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Destruction of the environment in the Upper East Region could be summed up as callous, wicked and selfish. Widespread bush burning and logging, otherwise known as chainsaw operation, is depleting the environment in the region, worsening the already erratic rainfall pattern and destroying arable lands. The phenomena is leading to abysmal poverty, hunger, malnutrition and unemployment, compelling the youth, mostly ... Read More »

No Freeze on Public Sector Employment-President Mahama

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The President John Mahama has dispelled allegations that there is a freeze on public sector employment especially in the education and technical sectors. Speaking at the inauguration of new Longoro Community Senior High School in Kintampo North in Brong Ahafo, President Mahama mentioned that about 2,400 teachers have been recruited and are being deployed to their stations. President Mahama announced ... Read More »

60 Community Day High Schools to Serve as Technical and Vocational training Centres

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Speaking at the inauguration of new Longoro Community Senior High School in Kintampo North, in Brong Ahafo, President Mahama mentioned that about 2,400 teachers have been recruited and are being deployed to their stations. President Mahama announced that 60 of the community Day Senior High schools being built by government will be equipped to serve as technical and vocational training ... Read More »

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