Prior to the free SHS, schools levied students to purchase textbooks which were adopted and used to facilitate easy referencing, note making and served as a guide for learning in the absence of a teacher.
A 13-year old Grade Eight pupil of DPS International Ghana, Kwabena Adu Darko-Asare, emerged the overall winner of the 12th edition of the National Finals of The Spelling Bee held on 2nd Feb 2019.
Aviation as a course is studied post secondary but Ghana’s youngest female pilot has advocated for the introduction of an aviation-related course in schools’ curricula to mold the interest of the youth towards the industry
Cynthia Adamtey, the National Coordinator for “Shuttle Time Ghana,” was a key participant, in an all-important gathering of Evaluation and Strategic Implementation meeting in Kampala, Uganda, from February 9-10, for the Badminton Confederation of Africa (BCA).
Parents and guardians have been urged to sacrifice their personal comforts and invest in the education of their children especially those in pre-school. This is important as the pre-school stage is the most critical period of a child’s education.
The Deputy Education Minister, Yaw Osei Adutwum, has admitted that the Free SHS has had challenges from the very beginning. Labeling them as “teething problems,” he spoke about how the infrastructure and other logistics have brought issues but assured that the ministry is working to address them.
The School Management Committee (SMC) Networks in the Kpandai District of the Northern Region have appealed to the Assembly to pass a by-law to jail any man who impregnates a basic school girl in the area.
Ministry of Education is set to roll-out a new curriculum that will award a National Diploma certificate to Senior High School (SHS) graduates, the sector minister has said.
Universities around the world offer tuition for 3 years. Ghana is one of a few countries who are still practicing the four year system of education. This is however likely to change as the Minister for Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempreh has revealed that government is considering the reduction of university education duration.
Daniel Jackson, an engineer and a technology management consultant has stated that a technological driven education is critical to Ghana’s development.