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SHS placement out

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the placement of Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates into senior high, technical and vocational schools. The rollout which went live last night, followed rigorous work by officials of the GES to ensure that the exercise went live. When the Daily Graphic visited …

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CSSPS goes live Sunday – 343,264 Automatically placed

The 2020 Computerised School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) into senior high, technical and vocational schools, will be live Sunday, February 28, 2021. Out of the total number of 533,693 registered candidates, 494,530 candidates qualified to be placed. Automatically placed In all, a total of 343,264 candidates have automatically been …

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JHS student leads mob assault on teacher

Teachers in the southern cluster of schools within the Krowor Municipal Assembly (KroMA) have withdrawn their services after a student of the Municipal 2 Junior High School (JHS) had led a gang of young men to beat up his teacher in retaliation for punishing the student. The teacher, Mr Moses …

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Allow LGBT+ to be taught in schools – Former GES Director-General

A former Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Charles Aheto-Tsegah has called for the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender/transsexual [LGBT+] activism in the education curricular.Mr Tsegah noted that when included in the education curricular, children will gain knowledge on the discussions and the practices of the LGBT+ …

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Good News for all senior High School Graduates With D7, E8 and F9

Most senior High School graduates has been suffering because of their results that they get after school. Some of them cannot go to tertiary institutions because of their results. The last grade that tertiary institutions in Ghana accept is C6. So most of the SHS graduates cannot go to tertiary …

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54.1% of boys in JHS/SHS have taken to drugs – Report

A report by the Consultative Committee to Combat Drug Menace in Schools has established that about 54.1% of boys in Junior High and Senior High Schools use cannabis. According to a survey which was carried out by the Committee, 59.9% of boys tend to use cigarettes more in schools. The …

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Active COVID-19 cases in Ghana at ‘stagnant position’ – GHS

COVID-19 records at the Ghana Health Service (GHS) since February 1, 2021 indicates that active cases are not increasing but high at a stagnant position. According to the Director-General of the GHS, Dr Patrick Kuma-Aboagye, although the number, compared to a fortnight ago was declining, “we are still at a very …

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Over 11,000 students refuse admission to UDS

The University for Development Studies (UDS) offered 16,763 applicants admission to study various undergraduate programs in the 2020-2021 academic year. However, out of the total number of students that were offered admission into the university, the Vice-Chancellor of the UDS, Professor Gabriel Ayum Teye said only 5,518 honoured the admission …

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Professor Abeiku Blankson to speak at GIJ faculty research seminar

Professor Isaac Abeiku Blanksom, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Ghana Communications Technology University (GCTU) will be speaking at a faculty research seminar for staff of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) on Friday, February 19, 2021. Themed “Formulating research topics and problematization of communication research,” the seminar is being organised by the …

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