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NUGS Elects New Officers


The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has elected new national officers at its 51st Annual Delegates Congress held at the Methodist University College, Ghana – Dansoman Campus. The new leaders are: Elisha Essumang Oheneba – President Mercy Asamani – General Secretary Josceline Arthur – Women’s Commissioner Dominic K Blay …

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Encourage Corporate Ghana To Support Free SHS – Manteaw To Gov’t


A policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw has stated corporate Ghana must be encouraged to support the educational system as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) budget. His comments come after the government indicated that it is in the process of setting up …

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Help Instill Discipline In Children – Akufo-Addo


President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said to ensure that products of the country’s schools become useful and valuable citizens of Ghana, the virtues of hard work and discipline must be instilled in Ghana’s school-going children. To guarantee this, the President noted that, “it is essential that key players in …

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Free SHS Popular But Unsustainable – Terkper


The former Finance Minister Seth Terkper, has described the free SHS policy as a lifelong commitment to Ghanaians which may be unsustainable. His comments come after the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta on Wednesday announced government’s intention to set up a voluntary educational fund to assist with the government’s flagship …

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#2018GhBudget: Gov’t To Set Up Voluntary Education Fund


A Voluntary Education Fund is being set up by the Akufo-Addo-led government as part of moves to rally Ghanaians to willingly support the education sector. The Education Ministry, according to the Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, is working closely with the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GET Fund) to fine tune the …

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Free SHS Collapsing Private Schools – CHOPSS


The Conference of Heads (Proprietors ) of Private Second Cycle Schools (CHOPSS) has indicated that 50% of Private Senior High Schools in Ghana will fold up in the next four years should the current implementation procedure of Free Senior High School Policy continue. Currently there are 280 Private Second Cycle …

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2018 BECE: Gov’t To Pay Candidates’ Registration Fees


Government has stated that it will be absorbing the cost of the registration fees for candidates in public schools who will be writing the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). This was contained in a statement announcing the date the registration of prospective candidates that will sit the 2018 BECE …

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Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail


Dialogue between the government and striking members of the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), yielded no result as the 38 Colleges across the country remain closed. The meeting called by the government in an attempt to get the teachers to call off their strike, ended without any concrete assurance to CETAG. …

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Six Stepped Aside Over EOCO Probe – UEW


The Governing Council of the University of Education, Winneba has clarified that six top officers were directed to step aside due to an ongoing investigation by the Economic and Organised Crimes Office (EOCO) and the BNI. In a statement, the Council said its directive is “without prejudice to the outcome …

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