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GES to make Cadet Corps in schools compulsory to instill discipline in students


The Ghana Education Service, is considering compulsory establishment of cadet corps in SHS as a means of instilling discipline in students.This will take off after a three-year research is conducted into the performance of students who join the corps from the first to the final year.The Director General of the GES, Jacob Kor, who disclosed this at the inauguration of ... Read More »

Assisted SHSs to delay reopening over feeding grant arrears


Second cycle schools in the Upper East Region may not reopen as scheduled on April 18, due to the usual non-payment of feeding grants and boarding fees for three terms. Feeding grants and boarding fees are a subvention by government for students of Senior High Schools in the three regions of northern Ghana, but the grants are in arrears for the ... Read More »

Methodist Bishop blasts UTV, Starr FM over ‘occultism’ at Wesley Girls SHS


The Presiding Bishop of the Methodist Church of Ghana, The Most Rev. Titus Kofi Awotwi Pratt, has taken on some media houses which published reports suggesting that some students of one the church’s topmost senior high schools, Wesley Girls at Cape Coast in the Central Region, are deeply engaged in occultism. The Most Rev. Titus Kofi Awotwi Pratt, who doubles as the ... Read More »

No occultism at Wesley Girls – GES


The Ghana Education Service (GES) has denied media reports that some students of the Wesley Girls Senior High School in Cape Coast, have been caught by school authorities practicing occultism. This follows a meeting held by the Ghana Education Service on Tuesday in Accra with the headmistress of the school. Speaking to Citi News, the Public Relations Officer of the GES, ... Read More »

GES meets over Wesley Girls’ occultism saga

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Starr News has gathered that the Ghana Education Service is in a crunch meeting over reports of occultism in some senior high schools in the country.The Education Committee of Parliament is also set to meet over the recent reports.This follow reports that twenty-two students of the Wesley Girls High School were caught engaging in occultism and other practices.Although school authorities ... Read More »

22 Wesley Girls Students nabbed for Engaging in Occultism


Twenty-two students of Wesley Girls Senior High School in Cape Coast, in the Central region, have been nabbed by school authorities for practicing occultism.According to some students who spoke to on condition of anonymity, the culprits were grabbed during their ceremony to induct a new leader for the sect as the previous leader is expected to graduate in June ... Read More »

(Photos) DZOSEC 95 Year Group Donates New Gate to Alma-Mater


The 1985 year group of Dzodze -Penyi Senior Hogh School (DZOSEC ) in the Volta Region on Saturday handed over  a newly constructed  gate to the School. A ceremony as held by the Headmaster, Staff and Old Students of the School for the 1985 batch of Students to  hand over the gate officially to the School. The 1985 batch donated ... Read More »

GHANASS closed down after fire outbreak


Authorities of the Ghana Senior High School at Koforidua in the Eastern Region have closed down the school a day after fire completely destroyed the girls dormitory. Officials have instructed students in forms 1 and 2 to go home leaving behind the final year students who are to study in preparation for this year’s WAEC exams, Member of Parliament for New Juabeng ... Read More »

Free SHS to Include Boarding Students Before the end of the Year – President Mahama


President John Dramani Mahama has said the Government is in the process of expanding the progressive Free Secondary Education Programme to include boarding students before the end of the year. He said the programme would begin with students from Senior High Schools in underprivileged districts before and eventually cover those in the cities. President Mahama said this at the 70th ... Read More »

UMB Presents Scholarship to WASCCE 2015 Best Student


Universal Merchant Bank (UMB) has awarded a full scholarship to Jessica Ayeley Quaye, the overall best student in the 2015 West Africa Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE), organised by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC). A statement issued by the Bank and copied to the Ghana News Agency on Monday said: “This was at the WAEC Distinction Awards held on ... Read More »

SHS students withdrawn from the boarding house for stealing headmaster’s goat


Three final year students of the Adventist Senior High School (SHS) have been withdrawn from the boarding house for stealing their headmaster’s goat. The students, Kwarteng Edward, Osei Kwabena Afriyie and Oppong Davis Owusu of the Paul Nsiah House according to a statement by the school, stole the goat the very day it was brought to the housemaster’s compound. “The ... Read More »

Community Day Schools will improve education – Vanderpujie

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The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) Chief Executive, Alfred Oko Vanderpujie, says the inauguration of Community Day Secondary Schools by President Mahama is not a mere political gimmick but a committed effort to provide access to Ghanaian children of school going age to receive education. Speaking to GBC’s Radio Ghana, Mr. Vanderpujie said Accra alone has received one hundred millennium schools ... Read More »

President Mahama inaugurates Nyanoa Community SHS;Promises to leave a lasting legacy


One of the Community Day Senior High Schools for the Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern Region has been completed. President John Mahama, inaugurated the Kwaobaah Nyanoa Community Day School at a ceremony within the week at Nyanoa. The construction of the Community Day School is a major manifesto promise and part of government’s vision to increase access and ... Read More »

President Mahama lauds GES for suspending Mfantsipim SHS Headmaster for collecting unapproved levies

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President Mahama, commended the Ghana Education Service for the quick action it took in suspending the Headmaster of Mfantsipim School for collecting unapproved levies from students. The president made this comment at the 25th golden jubilee celebration of Akatsi Secondary Technical Senior High School in the volta Region. He urged the GES to do a lot more investigations to ensure ... Read More »

SEIP scholarships:Education Ministry invites applications


The Ministry of Education  has announced that it is accepting applications for scholarships to Junior High Students (JHS) looking to get into Senior High Schools (SHS) in the 2016/2017 academic year under the Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP). In a statement released on Thursday and signed by the Director of Public Relations, Dan Osman Mwin, the Ministry advised all eligible students ... Read More »

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