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Samira: Gov’t Focused On Making Quality Education Accessible To All

Second Lady, Samira Bawumia, has stated that government is focused on ensuring that quality education becomes accessible to all children, irrespective of their social or financial circumstances. According to her, government believes education is the bedrock upon which every nation’s growth and development is anchored adding, “our human resource capital …

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NSS Goes Paperless

The management of the Ghana National Service Scheme (NSS) has organized a stakeholder’s conference, a maiden one that factors the educational sector with all tertiary institutions across the country on the database of students who are eligible for service. The conference was held under the theme “Strengthening NSS Database for …

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Stop charging unapproved fees – Volta GES warns headteachers

Following a Citi News report that authorities of Tsito- Awudome Secondary School [AWUSCO], were charging students unapproved fees, the acting Volta Regional Director of Education has warned all heads of schools in the region to desist from such acts or risk disciplinary actions. In a caution letter sent to all heads of Second …

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Free SHS: Ghc35.9m released to schools for 2nd term

he Ministry of Education has released Ghc35.9 million to public second cycle schools under the Free Senior High School programme to cover initial operational and administrative costs for the second term of the 2017/2018 academic year. Speaking to Citi News, the Head of Communications at the Free SHS Secretariat, Josberta Gyan …

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Apologise for ‘sexist’ comments – GIJ SRC to Casely-Hayford

The Students’ Representative Council of the Ghana Institute of Journalism has chastised a member of Occupy Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford, for alleged ‘sexist’ remarks he made against the female students of the University. They have called on the anti-corruption campaigner to retract and apologise for his comments which they described as …

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GIJ students more concerned about fashion than training – Sydney

Member of pressure group, Occupy Ghana, Sydney Casely-Hayford has advised students of the Ghana Institute of Journalism to focus more on empowering themselves than on trivial things such as fashion. According to him, most of the students at the University, a large number of whom are females, are more concerned …

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Parents accuse Awudome SHS of charging ‘illegal’ fees

Parents of students in Awudome Senior High School [AWUSCO], at Tsito in the Volta Region, are accusing school authorities of charging unapproved fees under the government’s Free Senior High School programme, thereby denying defaulters specific services in the school.   Per the implementation of the Free SHS policy, government is …

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One More Dies Of Meningitis At Bawku SecTech

A meningitis outbreak at the Bawku Secondary Technical School has led to the death of a final year student there, Starrfmonline.com has gathered. Monitoring the development, Starr News’ Upper East regional correspondent Edward Adeti reported that  nine other cases have been detected. He said seven cases out of the figure …

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