The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has stated that the schools established by Churches formed the attitudes to life and characters of many Ghanaians, stressing that, today, more than ever, the traditions of discipline and hard work that characterised the Presbyterian schools of old are needed...
A Deputy Minister of Information, Mr Kwadwo Oppong Nkrumah, has admonished parents to take advantage of the Government's Free Senior High School (SHS) to ensure their children and wards got enrolled in school. He said the programme was geared towards relieving the huge financial burden on parents whilst providing free...
Over 8000 members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers have been left unpaid following the decision by the finance ministry not pay workers who have not registered with SSNIT. According to the President of NAGRAT, Angel Karbonu, although the affected individuals are already registered with the Social Security and...
Former education minister Hon. Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman has challenged government's intention to reintroduce the 4 year education duration at the senior high school level. The Nana Addo led NPP government through the minister of planning Hon Prof. Gyan Baffour earlier this week revealed that government is monitoring the...
Education Minister-designate, Matthew Opoku Prempeh has disclosed that the New Patriotic Party government has no immediate intention to revert second cycle education to four years. The number of years spent in the Senior High School has been changed, at least twice, in two decades when the Sixth Form system was...
The Education Minister-designate has advocated for English language to be maintained as the medium of instruction in schools in the country. Matthew Opoku-Prempeh explained that because students are not trained for only Ghana, they need to be taught the English language which makes them “globally competitive.” Taking his turn before Parliament’s...
Teachers in Ghana must have  same standard like colleagues in other countries therefore a very good decision by the Education Ministry to introduce licensing examination for graduants after school. "If one studied accounting, it does not make the person automatically an accountant after school. ...same as a person cannot practice law unless...
The Education Minister-nominee, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has indicated that, government will be looking at consolidating basic education before pursuing any form of free tertiary education, saying that is not time-bound. Speaking during his vetting by Parliament’s Appointments Committee, Mr. Opoku Prempeh said his focus will be ensuring quality at the...
The pregnant midwifery student at the Gushegu Midwifery College, Cecilia Awuni, was allowed to partake in the school’s examination Thursday due to pressure from the public and the General Nurses and Midwifery Council, the Principal of the school has revealed. According Rukaya Alhassan, she has received threatening messages from the...
TTAG bares teeth on government over CITAG strike