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The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) has directed public universities to remove all staff aged above 65 years from the government payroll. According to a letter from the NCTE to all public universities, only academic staff aged between 60-65 years must be given post-retirement contracts effective October 31, 2018. The...
A group calling itself Coalition of Unemployed Newly-Trained Teachers has appealed to President Nana Akufo-Addo and the Education Minister to ensure that they are posted immediately to areas across the country to render service to the nation.The newly-trained teachers, who said they are from various public colleges of education...
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated his administration is using the country’s oil revenues to create assets, and not waste it on consumption and the accumulation of debt. According to President Akufo-Addo, “we are investing revenues from oil in one of the most ambitious social programmes of our country’s...
The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) is asking the government not to go ahead with its directive to remove all lecturers on post-retirement contract on the payroll of government. UTAG president, Eric Opoku Mensah, says the move will deny public Universities across the country experienced brains that will keep...
The ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP) in the Northern Region has pleaded with former President JjnMahama to desist from making further disparaging comments about the free Senior High School policy, saying northerners cherished the policy and will launch a “Jihad” against anyone seeking to destroy it. Former President Mahama during...
The office of the Regional Director of Education in the Ashanti Region, has been gutted by fire. The fire which started on Sunday evening also destroyed nearby offices, including the office of the Director’s secretary. According to the reports, neither the Director, Mary Owusu Achiaw, nor other occupants of the...
Three lecturers of the University of Professional Studies, Accra (UPSA) have been dismissed for allegedly soliciting for sex from some female students. The dismissed lecturers have, however, challenged the decision of the university to dismiss them. The authorities of the university say soliciting for sex from students “is a conduct that...
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has lauded the enormous contribution of teachers to Ghana’s socio-economic development.      Describing teachers as “unsung heroes”, Vice President Bawumia extolled the dedication and selflessness exhibited by practitioners of the teaching profession over the years, and pledged the Nana Akufo-Addo...
Angry female students of Agogo State College in the Asante Akim North District of the Ashanti Region have said they have not regretted destroying school properties due to acute water shortage and unavailability of power supply in the school. According to the arrested students, they want to get good grades...
37 suspected students of the Agogo State College in the Asante Akim North District of the Ashanti region have been arrested by police following students rioting. The number, including 33 females and 4 males, according to the police, are suspected leaders of the protest which took place at the school...
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