The West African Examination Council has released provisional results of the 2017 Basic Examination Certificate Examination (BECE).
The Danquah Institute says teachers should embrace the teaching license policy as it will add to best practices which will inure to the benefit of teachers and schools.
Spokesperson of the Bishops’ Conference on Education, Most Reverend Joseph Osei-Bonsu, is set to deliver a lecture on quality education at an event to launch the 65th-anniversary celebrations of Bishop Herman College.
The University Teachers Association of Ghana is warning of a possible strike action in all public universities, if the situation at the University of Education, Winneba does not change for the better.
Founding President of the IMANI Center of Policy and Education, Franklin Cudjoe says, although a decision for teachers to write licencing examination before they are allowed to practice is good, the timing may be wrong.
The GNAT says its members are not petrified at the decision by the National Teachers Council to make teachers take a mandatory licensing examination before they are allowed to enter the classroom.
Innovative Teachers, an organisation that champions the interest of Ghanaian teachers, wants opposition to the proposal to license teachers through a professional examination to stop.
The acting Executive Secretary of National Teaching Council (NTC) Dr. Evelyn Oduro has asked teachers to stop attacking the minister of education.
The ongoing rumpus in the educational sector over the licensing of teachers may just be a storm in a tea cup.
The Methodist Church of Ghana Presiding Bishop has backed the introduction of licensing exams for teachers, saying it will bolster teaching in the country.
An Education Consultant with the Institute of Education Studies has described as “superfluous”, a new policy that will require teachers to write exams for their licenses.
Health Minister Kwaku Agyeman Manu has announced a series of new measures to deal with the challenge of bribery and corruption in the admissions process into nursing training colleges.
The National Association of Graduate Teachers is calling for broader consultation on the teacher licensing exam policy to address its many deficiencies.
Students of Mathematics, Science, Technology and Engineering are to benefit from a $1.5 million support from the GNPC.
The University of Ghana has vowed to arrest persons who attempt to compromise its 2017/18 admission process.
The Institute of Applied Science and Technology has launched a workshop to discuss, plan and implement strategies to eradicate poverty.
The SLTF says it has only been tasked with the disbursement of teacher trainee allowances, rebutting reports that the allowance has been converted into a loan facility.
The National Association of Graduate Teachers has kicked against the decision for teachers to write special examination before being granted the license to teach.
The Ghana Education Trust Fund says its operations are constantly affected because of government’s failure to pay in full, monies due it.
The NTC of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the licence to teach.
Vice Chancellor, University of Professional Studies, has appealed to the government to allow public universities to keep the entire 100 per cent of their internally generated funds.
The founder of the Woodfield Manor Autism & Special Needs School, Mrs. Cornelia Boateng, has said that with collective responsibilities, children with Autism would get access to quality education and health care that will enable them to live decent lives and equal education.
The Institute for Education Studies (IFEST) has described as lazy government’s proposal to extend the closing time for basic schools in the country from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
The University of Ghana's attention has been drawn to a story published on July 31, 2017 on myjoyonline.com and adomonline.com under the headline: "Over 2000 slabs of Indian hemp impounded at University of Ghana site".
Celebrated playwright, Ama Ata Aidoo has registered her dissatisfaction with the emergence of “extra and vacation classes” in Ghanaian schools which she said symbolizes a broken education system.
As part of its community investment focus on the environment Vivo Energy Ghana, the Shell licensee, in partnership with Environment 360, a Non-Governmental Organisation has launched a comprehensive recycling programme targeted at basic schools in the James Town, Chorkor and Lartebiokorshie enclave of the Greater Accra Region on 14th August, 2017.
The University of Energy and Natural Resources (UENR) has appealed for a seed money of GH¢50 million and an annual cash allocation of GH¢10 million for the next 10 years.
As part of its effort to be the centre of excellence in electronic science and technology, the GIMPA School of Technology has partnered with University of Electronic Science and Technology of China (UESTC).
The use of the internet for scams, dating scams, and other social vices by students is engaging the attention of authorities at tertiary institutions.
The Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast has called for a revision of the retirement age of university lecturers to enable the country benefit more from them.
Retired Educationist, Apanga Paul Asamanaba is fuming over the category of teachers posted to teach at early childhood centers in the country.
Lebanese born in Ghana who qualify and opt for any course at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology will receive special attention.
Professor Kwesi Yankah, the Minister of State in-Charge of Tertiary Education, has described as unfair the perception of the western countries that the academic standards of higher education in Africa are low.
Ashesi University College has awarded a scholarship worth $50,000 to Tubare Kolah to undertake a four-year engineering programme at the university.
The Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS) has directed technical universities/polytechnics students still pursuing their programmes of study to pay the last academic year’s school fees.
An educationist has advised the Education Minister to consider other priorities since there is no proof that the proposed extension of school closing hours will not immediately enhance teaching and learning.
Dangerous school journeys abound in many parts of Ghana especially in northern Ghana where human settlements are sparsely constructed, the problem is even more prevalent.
Education Minister Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has been outlining some drastic reforms his sector seeks to implement to ensure better teaching and learning practices for improved outcomes.
Speaker of Parliament, Professor Mike Oquaye, has called on ECOWAS to harmonise the education systems and curricula of member states in order to enhance the free movement of persons in the sub-region.
Education Minister, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh has tasked the National Council for Curriculum Assessment to revise the closing time for basic schools.
Opportunity International in partnership with The MasterCard Foundation has granted scholarships to 180 needy but brilliant students across the country.
Death separated her from her first husband, birth separated her from the entire village, here is the story of the survival of a mother, Hawa Kolah and her son, Tubare.
The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) has directed management of public tertiary institutions to maintain fees for the 2016/17 academic year pending parliamentary approval of the proposed new fees.
The Ghana Institute of Journalism branch of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana has registered its displeasure with delay in the formation of the school’s Council.
The Ave Maria School Complex recently held its 17th Speech and Prize Giving Day on the school's premises at South Odorkor in Accra.
The Institute of Economic Affairs is proposing a 1 percent increase in the VAT rate to help sustain government’s free senior high school (SHS) policy.
A number of National Service Personnel posted to various public and private institutions to begin a new working life have been turned away, Joy News has learnt.
The Eastern Regional Minister, Mr. Eric Kwakye Darfour, has called for people to overcome doubts about the successful implementation of the government’s free senior high school (SHS) policy.
Teachers at Bomigo Basic School, located on an island in the Keta Municipality of the Volta Region, have been forced to rely on keyboards made of clay, to effectively teach pupils about computers.
Deputy Minister of Education, Mrs Barbara Asher Ayisi, has described as worrying the number of uncompleted school projects by successive governments.
The Computerized School Selection and Placement System secretariat says it is committed to transparency in its work as the government rolls out the Free Senior High School policy.
The Government will provide four core textbooks for all first-year students when the Free Senior High School (SHS) takes off next September, Ken Ofori-Atta, the Finance Minister, announced on Monday.
Heads of second-cycle schools would be allowed to admit students on protocol for so sports and other considerations under the Free Senior High School Programme