The Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) has called on the incoming New Patriotic Party (NPP) government to restore teacher training allowance in their first 100 days in office. Restoration of the teacher training allowance was a key campaign promise by the NPP before the 2016 election. Speaking OTECNEWS’ Nana Ama...
Two students of Pope John Senior High School in Koforidua, Eastern region, have been suspended indefinitely for allegedly engaging in homosexuality. The decision was taken by the disciplinary committee of the well-respected all boys senior high school after the two students suspected of practicing the illegal act were also accused...
Headmaster for Zabzugu Senior High School in the Northern region Osman Halidu Marcarious has fled the school following pressure mounted on him by Regent of the community to readmit some eight students sacked for gross misconduct. The eight students, all females were asked to go home after the school disciplinary...
Koforidua Technical University (KTU) has dismissed over 150 students for poor performance. The affected students failed to obtain the average cumulative grade point 1.5, hence, their dismissal from the institution during the 2015/2016 academic year. “For the previous academic year, over one hundred and fifty students were withdrawn for poor performance according to...
Members of the Graduate Students Association of Ghana (GRASAG) today , marched through some streets in Accra in protest of government’s delays in the release of their bursaries and thesis grants.   Their protest march was to put pressure on government to fast-track processes to pay the monies, which have been in arrears since...
TTAG bares teeth on government over CITAG strike
The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has criticised government over what it has described as the “failure to construct the 200 community day senior high schools” as promised by the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the lead-up to the 2012 elections. The student body condemned government for postponing the...
The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has withheld the results of candidates from 321 schools who sat for this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). The results, according to the Council were withheld as a result of alleged examination malpractices and that they will only be released after investigations are...
President John Mahama has mounted a strong defence for his administration’s decision to convert Polytechnics in Ghana into Technical Universities. According to him the conversion will produce the needed workforce for the country’s development. “The initiative is in response to the expected growth of our economy. The manpower requirements that our...