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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 »

Colleges of Education Tutors Threaten Indefinite Strike from September 12 Over “Unduly Delayed Migration”

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Teachers in all thirty eight (38) Public Colleges of Education have declared an indefinite strike effective Monday September 12 over what they describe as “unduly delayed migration” to be able to draw salaries as tutors from other tertiary institution. The National Executives Committee of the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana took the decision after a meeting resolved to ... Read More »

Teachers in Upper West threaten Strike over Constant Thievery

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The low performance at BECE level in the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District of the Upper West Region could further take a nosedive if the threat by some teachers to leave the district is carried through. The teachers say they experience rampant stealing of their property and that of their schools thereby making their work very difficult. The teachers also claim that rent ... Read More »

GES to mark “My First Day at School” on Tuesday

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) will mark its “My First Day at School” for the 2016/2017 academic year on Tuesday, September 13 across the country. Mrs. Cynthia Bosumtwi-Sam, the Director for Basic Education Division, who doubles as the acting Deputy Director-General of GES (in charge of Management Services), said “My First Day at School” provided opportunity for ministers of state, ... Read More »

It is Better to Lose on Principle than to Restore Teacher Trainees’ Allowance on Falsehood for Political Gains – President Mahama

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President John Mahama has emphatically maintained that he will not bow to threat of losing the December polls to restore the teacher trainee allowance. The allowance was scrapped by government in 2014 in spite of intense opposition and protests from teacher trainees. The government replaced the teacher trainee allowance with a student loan scheme, which it claimed has increased enrollment ... Read More »

Central University Opens Ultra- Modern Campus in Kumasi

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Central university has opened a new ultra-modern campus in the historic city of Kumasi (Ayigya). The modern campus equipped with modern facilities for learning and research is adjacent to the beautiful and serene grounds of the popular Charismatic Church (CCC) headed by Rev. Dr. Ransford Obeng. The Kumasi campus was established to bring Central University‘s global brand of transformational and ... Read More »

President Mahama Predicts a Progressively Free Tertiary Education, tells Students to pursue Courses with many Job Prospects

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President Mahama has advised tertiary students to take a critical look at job prospects of courses before they apply to study in order to  curb the high incidence of graduate unemployment. He made this statement at the University of Cape Coast on Thursday night, September 8th during his Central Region tour. This tour forms part of the ruling NDC’s preparations ... Read More »

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