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Former Vice Chancellor for Valley View University, Prof. Dr. Dr. Daniel Bour has backed suggestion raised by the Minister of Finance, Ken Ofori Atta, that the Free Senior High School (SHS) policy must target the vulnerable, saying, that will create more spaces to accumulate more students. He said allowing those...
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has descended heavily on government for the poor consultation prior to announcing the introduction of the double intake and semester system under the Free SHS policy. It said even the best thought-out plan in the education sector is likely to meet unexpected shocks;...
After Anas Aremeyaw Anas' Number 12 investigative piece, this country is about to experience the greatest shock in its education sector over very top, respected University Lecturers who have made it a consistent habit to sleep with their female students for academic favours. The names MyNewsGH.com has sighted are extremely...
Heads of private senior high schools have reiterated their call for partnership with the government to deal with the challenges confronting the implementation of the free senior high school programme.They complain that the implementation of the free SHS programme is gradually collapsing their schools since they hardly get enrolments.Their...
A lecturer at the Chemistry Department of the Kwame University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Dr Richard Tia, has called the proposal by the Akufo-Addo government of a double track SHS system as ‘academic dumsor’, and fears, unless assurance of the contrary exists, may cause irreparable damage to our...
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has backed the implementation of the “controversial” double tracking system aimed at accommodating the increase in enrollment under the free SHS programme. Based on last year’s enrollment, the government has projected enrollment figures for 2018 to stand at 472,730 against available seats of...
President Akufo-Addo says no amount of propaganda will stop government from implementing the double track system aimed at addressing challenges with the implementation of the free Senior High School policy. According to him, government is determined to explore all options to enhance quality under the free SHS program. The government’s decision...
The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) says its members will embark on a nationwide strike if government fails to pay their 2017/2018 book and research allowance by next week. According to them, several pleas to government to settle the allowance by July 16 have not been met and the...
The Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta, has suggested that persons who can afford to pay fees for the education of their wards be excluded from the government's Free Senior High School (SHS) Programme. The government is facing huge challenges in financing its flagship education programme, the Free SHS. However, Mr Ofori-Atta...
President Nana Akufo-Addo has confirmed that from September 2018, his government will implement the Dual Intake System for new entrants into the country’s public Senior High Schools. This new system is expected to reduce class sizes and increase contact hours. Though it is being viewed as an intervention, President Akufo-Addo said...
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