Pentecost University College and All Nations University College now autonomous

The Pentecost University College (Accra) and the All Nations University College (Koforidua) are now autonomous universities after President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has presented the two institutions with presidential charters on Thursday, May 28, 2020, at the Jubilee House in Accra. President Akufo-Addo said the presentation of the charters means that the two universities “are going to transition into autonomous […]

Obokese University Of Excellence Launched

Sheer brilliance and royalty characterized the virtual launch of the Obokese University Of Excellence (OUE) last Saturday via Zoom. Themed ‘Transformation through leadership and technology’, (the tagline of OUE)the well-organized virtual press conference, attracted dignitaries from far and near. Among them were Dr. Jane Edwards, African American Studies Department, Fordham University NY, Prof. PLO Lumumba- Anti Corruption Tsar and Pan […]

Ghana to reopen schools partly after weeks of COVID-19 shutdown

Ghana’s schools will reopen partly as the country gradually begins to reopen following a weeks-long shut down aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19. In a televised address on Sunday evening, Ghana’s President Nana Akufo-Addo announced various measures aimed at easing restrictions. The West African country’s schools will reopen their doors to final year students scheduled to take their last […]

Private School Pleased With New Directives On Reopening Of Schools

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) has expressed satisfaction with the new directives announced by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as part of measures taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic. The Association said the directives so far were in line with the proposals presented to the government. Mr Kyei Baffuor, Public Relationship Officer of the GNAPS in an […]

Government Institutes Allowance Package For Teachers

Government as part of efforts to improve education, has instituted a new incentive for teachers and non- teaching staff dubbed “Teacher Professional Allowance’ for their continuous professional development. As part of the allowances, every teacher is expected to receive an amount of GH¢1200 while the non-teaching staff would earn GH¢ 600 for their career development. Dr Mathew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister […]

GNAT unveils impact assessment of COVID-19 on education

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is not just a threat to education but a major opportunity to reshape teaching and learning in the country, the President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Mrs Philippa Larsen, has said. According to her, the reshaping of teaching could be done through the integration of pedagogies which incorporated “digital learning and the prioritisation […]

WAEC, Education Ministry discuss BECE, WASSCE and Covid-19

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has said it is liaising with the Ministry of Education (MoE) on how to go about the organisation of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). It followed the President’s decision to reopen schools for final-year junior high school (JHS) and senior high school (SHS) […]

Did you know Korle Bu Child Abuse Centre offers free help?

Did you know there is a Child Abuse Protection Centre at the Child Health Department of the Korle Bu Teaching Hospital? Well, there is! The centre offers free medical and professional help for all kinds of child abuse cases, including sexual abuse. On the average the centre sees two cases of child abuse a week and between 150 and 300 […]

GIJ online exams scheduled for June 8, 2020

The Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) says its second semester examinations scheduled to commence on June 8, 2020 shall be conducted online as previously arranged. GIJ had earlier announced that the end of second semester examinations would be conducted online due to the Covid-19 pandemic though the specific date was not announced. In response to President Akufo-Addo’s directive on Sunday, […]