Sunday, November 28, 2021
Sunyani Technical University (STU) has reached an agreement with a world class tourist centre, Ocean City in Maryland, USA for STU Tourism and Hospitality students to work there during summer vacations. The deal takes effect from June 2018; it is expected to help the STU students gain practical experience and...
Instead of always waiting on industry to take the first step, academia must initiate the process towards bridging the much-talked about gap that exists between the two economically interlinked sides, Prof. Joshua Yindenaba Abor, Dean of the University of Ghana Business School (UGBS) has said. Whilst conceding that a lot...
Government will soon launch a national strategic plan aimed at properly mainstreaming Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) into the country’s educational system. The plan encompasses a wide-ranging policy revolution, including curriculum revision of TVET institutions, construction of 20 modern TVT institutions, and upgrading 35 NVTIs as well as...
Celebrated broadcaster Nathan Kwabena Anokye Adisi a.k.a. Bola Ray has promised to buy some 100 tickets for students of the Accra Academy school in Accra. Bola made the announcement on Saturday during a well-attended Student Representative Council (SRC) event, where he mentored over 300 Senior High School students from Academy and some...
The National Accreditation Board has said there are close to 50 tertiary institutions operating without accreditation, which means they are awarding certificates that are unapproved. Listed on the board’s website, about 46 of the ‘illegal’ institutions are local while two of them are foreign. Already, employers complain about the quality of...
Parliament has approved GH₵924m as GETFund Distribution Formula for the 2018 fiscal year. Of the allocation, tertiary institutions are the highest beneficiaries, with an amount of GH₵328m earmarked for projects and programmes at these institutions. According to Parliament’s Committee of the Whole report, secondary and basic schools were allocated GH₵256m and...
The government’s agenda towards job creation, particularly addressing the soaring unemployment numbers among university graduates, will be boosted with the introduction of “Nation Builders Corp,” a new initiative that is expected to see the absorption of 100,000 university graduates, next year. The graduates to be hired under the programme will...
More than five hundred girls of the Odorgonno Senior High School have been left to make do with an old three-seater toilet facility after an oil cash-funded 18-seat facility constructed alongside a girls’ dormitory broke down after barely four months of usage. The facility was inaugurated in October last year,...
The President and Chairman of Groupe Nduom, Dr. Papa Kwesi Nduom, has given GH¢80,000 as seed capital to the first eight students of the Nduom School of Business and Technology (NBS&T) to start and manage a new company to be formed by them. Speaking during an interaction with the students...
By the year 2020, demand for tertiary school admissions is expected to be massive as the country awaits the maiden graduation of over 400,000 Free Senior High School (SHS) students who will be applying for entry into the various tertiary institutions. The reality is that this single batch of free...
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