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.
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
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.
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.
Ghana and Sierra Leone are currently the latest African governments to expand the provision of free and compulsory state education, shining a light on problems of poor teacher training, the lack of classrooms and the need for school feeding programmes.
GES has banned caning (corporal punishment) in primary and secondary schools all over Ghana