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Ho Polytechnic In Exchange Programme With Yamoussoukro Polytechnic

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Ho Polytechnic and the Yamoussoukro Polytechnic of Cote d’Ivoire have begun social, cultural and educational exchange programmes to foster stronger relationship between the two institutions. The educational cooperation is expected to lead to the development of research programmes towards addressing common challenges in the area of technical and vocational training in the sub-region. Professor Emmanuel Kojo Sakyi, Rector of Ho ... Read More »

President Mahama inaugurates Engineering laboratory for Tamale Polytechnic

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President John Mahama, has inaugurated an Engineering laboratory for the Tamale Polytechnic. The Tamale Polytechnic is one of many receiving such infrastructure projects in preparation towards becoming Technical universities by September this year. The essence of the conversion is to equip graduates from the Polytechnics with skills needed for the job market. President Mahama, again stated his commitment to see ... Read More »

Akufo-Addo Slams President Mahama on Polytechnic Conversion

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Presidential candidate of the New Patriotic Party, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has slammed the piecemeal approach being adopted by the Mahama administration in the conversion of polytechnics into universities, explaining that this development has left some polytechnics at a huge disadvantage. According to Nana Akufo-Addo, the current situation where the Cape Coast, Wa, Bolgatanga and Tamale polytechnics are yet to ... Read More »

Tamale Polytechnic signs MoU to promote technical education

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote technical education in the Country, has been signed between the Tamale Polytechnic and the Network for Poverty Alleviation Ghana (NESPAG-Ghana), a non-governmental organization. The MoU, which will be implemented within a four-year period (2016 – 2019), will see both institutions attempt to address some of the major difficulties Tamale Polytechnic faces in the ... Read More »

President Mahama orders Wa Polytechnic’s Council to be dissolved due to Internal Problems

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President John Mahama has upon advise from the National Council on Tertiary Education ordered the immediate dissolution of the Wa Polytechnic Council. The directive comes in the wake of a protracted internal wrangling at the Institute. An interim Council will take over management of the Polytechnic. President Mahama was speaking at the Sunyani Polytechnic where he inaugurated a new Hospitality ... Read More »

Kumasi Poly students chase SRC executives to account for ‘misused’ monies

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Students of the Kumasi Polytechnic are demanding accountability from Students Representative Council [SRC] executives who they have accused of mismanagement and misappropriation of funds. They on Monday morning abandoned their lecture halls to demonstrate in a move to get the executives account for their stewardship, particularly regarding the just ended SRC Week Celebration, which the students say, was poorly organised. ... Read More »

Cape Coast Poly Students Boycott Lecturers to demand University Status

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Students of Cape Coast Polytechnic have vacated the classrooms to force the hand of government to add the institution to the list of polytechnics to be converted into technical universities. The students claim the polytechnic faces possible extinction if it is not converted into a technical university. Under a new policy to improve technical education in the country, government is ... Read More »

10 Polytechnics cited for Financial Irregularities amounting to over GHC45 Million

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The management of the 10 polytechnics in the country have been cited for engaging in financial irregularities amounting to GHC45,469,341 between January 1, 2013 and December 31, 2014. The irregularities cover outstanding debts, loans and recoverable charges, cash, payroll, procurement, tax, stores, as well as contractors. These financial infractions are contained in the 2013-2014 report of the Auditor-General on the ... Read More »

Criteria used to Score Polytechnics’ conversion into Technical Universities – see how they Polys were rated

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This is how the Prof. Adimado Expert Panel scored the 10 Polytechnics after their independent expert assessment based on an established 16 point criteria; Accra Poly – 13 Bolgatanga Poly – 09 Cape Coast Poly – 10 Ho Poly -12 Koforidua Poly – 13 Kumasi Poly – 14 Sunyani Poly – 12 Takoradi Poly – 12 Tamale Poly – 11 ... Read More »

POTAG says agitations over Conversion of Polytechnics is needless;Tells other Polys to cooperate for future assessment

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The National Secretariat of the Polytechnic Teachers Association of Ghana (POTAG), has described as needless agitations by some polytechnics who have not been shortlisted for the first phase of the conversion of polytechnics into technical universities. Two out of the four polytechnics which did not meet the 16 point criteria, Cape Coast and Tamale Polytechnics, have accused government of masterminding ... Read More »

Change Cape Coast Poly into Technical University – Group pushes Government

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A group calling itself the Coalition of the Central Region Youth wants government to add the Cape Coast Polytechnic to the list of Polytechnics to be converted into technical universities. The group is asking government to immediately begin processes leading to the conversion since every impediment that was hindering it from taking the move has been tackle The group had ... Read More »

Come to our aid;Koforidua Poly Students cry to Chief of Staff over ‘heavy’ utility levies

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Concern Students of Koforidua Polytechnic here in (CSKP), has written an open letter to the Chief of Staff, asking him to come to their aid of what they described as “heavy” utility levies charged by the  management of the  institution.   The students revealed that the authority of the school  had  asked  every  student to pay one   hundred and ninety-one ... Read More »

Ho Polytechnic Female Student murdered in cold blood by lover over money?

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It is unclear what is actually happening to female students and their relationship issues on our tertiary campuses. Recently,a female student from UPSA was murdered by boyfriend because of jealousy. In a latest development.Starr news also reported the death of a female student of the Ho Polytechnic who was alleged to have been murdered by a supposed boyfriend because of money. Read ... Read More »

Student unwilling to pay Utility bills – Kumasi Polytechnic Rector

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The Rector of Kumasi Polytechnic, Prof. Nicholas Nsowah Nuamah has expressed worry over students’ refusal to contribute to the payment of accumulated debts the school owes the Electricity Company of Ghana (ECG). According to Prof. Nuamah, several pleas to students to pay at least GHc200 each has proven futile ‘We tried to arrange with students to at least pay something, ... Read More »

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