Open University UK dedicates portal for Ghanaian students

Ghana is collaborating with the Open University UK to deploy a distance learning programme for all universities in the country. The collaboration, which involves licensing content, technical assistance and capacity building, is in response to the expected huge numbers of the first batch of the free SHS products who will pursue tertiary education in the 2020/21 academic year. The Minister […]

One-year top-up mandatory for diploma holders

In recent years, many attempts have been made to reform teacher education in Ghana to enable it to meet the country’s desire to improve children’s learning outcomes in the basic school system. One such initiative was the policy reform on teacher education in Ghana which, in August 2017, found out that the current three-year Diploma in Basic Education (DBE) curriculum […]

UDS Pharmacy Dept manufactures hand sanitisers to fight COVID-19

The Pharmacy Department of the School of Medicine and Health Sciences (SMHS) of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has manufactured alcohol-based hand sanitisers towards the fight against the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. So far, the department has been able to produce 2,000 units of 250 millimetres plastic bottles of the hand santisers, since it began production last […]

Coronavirus: GIJ enrols One-Month Online Teaching

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) has directed all academic staff to put in place the necessary arrangements to ensure that teaching and learning are conducted online for one month. A statement signed by the management of the school said the decision follows an Emergency Meeting held on March 16 2020, following the government’s directive regarding the COVID-19 pandemic which […]

Coronavirus Response: DPS International Introduces Online Classes

Tema-based Delhi Public School (DPS) International has introduced online classes for its students. The move is in response to President Nana Akufo-Addo’s directive that all schools should remain closed due to the outbreak of coronavirus in Ghana. All public gatherings including church services, schools, among others, were banned by the President in his second update to the nation on the […]

Ministry Of Education Implements Virtual Learning – To Engage Students At Home

The Ministry of Education has started the implementation of virtual learning programmes to enable students have access to learning resources while at home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. At a press briefing on Tuesday, the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, said the learning programmes would be rolled out on all mediums — radio, television and online […]