Education

Teacher licensure examinations affront to colleges of education — Mahama

133  The National Democratic Congress (NDC) has reiterated its position to scrap the post-college teacher licensure examination when it takes the reins of government in 2025.   It described the examination as an affront to the Colleges of Education. “In this light, the NDC will initiate processes towards the cancellation of the post-college teacher licensure […]

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Menstruation, normal fact of life not taboo-NGO

177  Mrs. Louisa Amoah, Executive Director of Girls Shall Grow, a Non Governmental Organizations (NGO) in Obuasi Municipality in the Ashanti region has entreated the general public to observe menstruation as a normal fact of life and not a taboo. Speaking at a symposium organized by Girls Shall Grow and the Students Representative Council (SRC) […]

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Gov’t should provide sanitary pads to girls in school as social intervention -retired educationist

169  A retired educationist, Nana Adu Asare, has appealed to the government to consider free distribution of sanitary pads and related materials to adolescent school girls as a major social intervention to encourage basic and second cycle schools’ enrolment, particularly in the rural communities across the country. He explained that, the prevailing socio-economic difficulties being […]

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MTN Ghana Foundation’s Bright Scholarship Applications Close On 31ST May 2024

219  The MTN Ghana Foundation has announced that it will close entries for its Bright Scholarship program on May 31, 2024. Eligible applicants who meet all the criteria are urged to apply through the web portal scholarship.mtn.com.gh before the application deadline. The MTN Bright Scholarship is open to continuing students pursuing a first degree at […]

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British Council Ghana celebrates 80 years of impactful cultural relations

198  The British Council in Ghana is commemorating its 80th anniversary with celebrations focusing on its significant contributions to Ghana’s cultural and educational landscape. To mark this significant milestone, the British Council Ghana has planned a series of events and initiatives in June, including but not limited to: · Co-sponsoring the ‘unsung category’ in the […]

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Obuasi Area PEMEM partners GES to Sensitize final year JHS Pupils on Career Choices

168  The Obuasi Area Pentecost Men’s Ministry (PEMEM) has partnered the Municipal Education Directorate of the Ghana Education Service to organize a day’s guidance and counseling seminar for final year Junior High school pupils in Obuasi. Pastor Vincent Ephraim Amegah who represented the Area Head, Prophet David Kankam, of Bidieso District at the seminar explained […]