2020 May 22

Nine sections in Pre-Tertiary Education Bill deleted – MoE

Nine sections of the controversial Pre-Tertiary Education Bill have been deleted, Ghana’s Ministry of Education has said.The deleted sections have to do with the decentralization of the country’s education management body.A statement from the Ghana Education Service said the decision was taken after a meeting with the various unions within the education sector. “After a meeting with representatives […]

Ghanaian Student Studying In Italy Shares His Condition Amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Daniel Israel Kakou is one of the 17 Ghanaian students who were awarded the European Union Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to study in some notable universities in Europe. The European Union’s Erasmus Mundus programme aims at enhancing quality in Higher education through scholarship and academic cooperation between the European Union and the rest of the world. This scholarship gives […]

COVID-19: ‘Government Is Not Saying Schools Are To Re-Open Soon’

The government has not made a pronouncement on the re-opening of schools, Information Minister, Kojo Oppong Nkrumah has said. Reacting to media reports which suggested that schools would be re-opened soon, the Minister described the reports as inaccurate since consultations on what it will take to re-open schools are ongoing. He said: “Government is not saying that schools […]

VIDEO: North Hills Int’l School Continues To Deliver Classes Using Technology During COVID-19 Shutdown

North Hills International School, the most preferred private school in Ghanaand a multiple award-winning school, continues to remain ahead of its peers even during this COVID-19 period. The school is holding virtual classes to keep their students educated even as schools all over the country remain closed by order of the President due to the ongoing threat of […]

AAU and StarTimes partner to expand Africa’s higher education visibility

The Association of African Universities (AAU) and Africa’s leading digital TV operator, StarTimes, have entered an educational partnership agreement through the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU). The two organizations will cooperate to expand the visibility of higher education in Africa. AAU will provide educational videos for free on the StarTimes ON streaming app, enabling millions of […]

The NYC Girls Dominating Youth Chess

The University will kick off its fall semester lecture series this Wednesday, with the Yes Men. Mike Bonanno and Andy Bichlbaum, a.k.a. the Yes Men, will appear on campus Wednesday, Aug. 26. Their event will kick off the University Lecture Committee’s fall slate. The event will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Second Floor Ballroom at the Iowa […]