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Photos: President Akufo-Addo Receives 5th Honorary Doctorate From Valley View University

On Sunday, July 14th, 2024, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was conferred with his fifth honorary doctorate degree by Valley View University in Oyibi, Greater Accra Region. The prestigious award, which marks a significant milestone in the President’s career, underscores his dedication to national development and academic excellence.     …

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“Embrace E-Learning, Crucial For Ghanaian Education System” – Dept. Education Minister Tells Students.

The Deputy Education Minister of Ghana, Hon. Rev. Ntim Fodjour, has called for the widespread adoption of e-learning in all Ghanaian universities and basic schools. His remarks came during the recently concluded KNUST E-Learning Week celebration, where he emphasized the importance of integrating digital learning platforms to address the increasing …

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Teacher Trainees Threaten Protest Over CETAG Strike

The Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG) has threatened to embark on a peaceful nationwide protest if the CETAG strike remains unresolved. The strike, which began on June 14, 2024, is a result of the government’s delay in implementing an arbitral award and negotiated service conditions. Despite an order by …

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34 Prisoners Sit For 2024 BECE

Thirty-four prisoners are participating in this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), an important milestone in Ghana’s education system that transitions students from Junior High Schools to Senior High Schools and Technical Institutions. The candidates, all males, include 27 juveniles from the Senior Correctional Centre (SCC), 5 from Nsawam Maximum …

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2024 BECE: 3 Teachers And 2 Invigilators Have Been Arrested So Far [VIDEO]

The head of the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), Mrs. Wendy Enyonam Addy-Lamptey, has revealed that about three (3) teachers have been arrested in Obuasi and  Bekwai of the Ashanti Region for attempting to help students answer some questions during the 2024 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). Two invigilators in …

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‘Hasten Slowly’ With Free SHS Bill – GNAPS Tells Govt

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) has raised significant concerns over the government’s plan to introduce a Free Senior High School (SHS) Bill. They are calling for a cautious approach and urging for comprehensive stakeholder consultations before the bill is laid before Parliament. In a statement, GNAPS highlighted …

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2024 BECE Starts Today; 570,461 Candidates Partake In Examinations

All is set for the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to conduct this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), beginning today, Monday, July 8, 2024. The government has released GH¢55.9 million to WAEC for the conduct of the examination. In all, 570,461 candidates from basic schools and private candidates will …

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5 Things Candidates Must Not Do During The BECE Examinations – WAEC

The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has strictly prohibited the use of cell phones and other communication devices at examination centres by candidates, invigilators, and supervisors. “Neither Supervisors, invigilators nor candidates are permitted to bring mobile phones into examination halls,” stated Mr. John K. Kapi, Head of Public Affairs, WAEC …

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School Feeding Caterers Threaten Strike Over Shortchanged Payments And Arrears

The Ashanti Regional branch of a group known as the Progressive School Feeding Caterers Association Ghana is threatening to lay down their tools over reductions in payment of the approved school feeding grant and non-payment of arrears. In a statement, the association said authorities in charge of the programme have …

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NAGRAT To Govt: Suspend Proposed Free SHS Bill

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has expressed grave concern over the lack of consultation regarding the proposed Free Senior High School Bill which is being discussed among Members of Parliament. According to the association, they and other teacher unions have not been engaged in the proposal. They describe …

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