Six students from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) have emerged winners of the ‘Business Meets Tech’ competition held at the 2019 Real Estate Club Summit.
There is a serious agitation among the old students concerning recent happenings in school which has led to the interdiction and transfer of their hard working headmaster Mr. William Kusi-Yeboah.
About 400,000 Free SHS beneficiaries are expected to complete school and seek university admission next year. There is also a backlog of about 200,000 students, created by merging two batches of SHS 4 and SHS 3 students who sat for the West Africa Senior High School Certificate Examination in 2013.
The Director of Neogenics Education, Grant Bulmuo, has called for a fundamental change in the methods of teaching in Ghanaian schools to transform the country’s education system.
The 2018 Most Outstanding Teacher, Nicolas Mawunyo Gborse, has appealed to Government to consider lifting the ban on mobile phone usage by students at the Senior High Schools (SHS) to facilitate teaching and learning.
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.
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.
Looking at the benefits of entrepreneurs and the success chalked by notable personalities in the country, it is however worrying that only 2% of students in Senior High Schools in Ghana want to become entrepreneurs after school.