Monday, August 15, 2022
The increasing government investment in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), with the largest so far being US$131.6million, continues to modernise TVET while boosting its enrolment, which is now recorded to be 45,000 students in various programmes across the country. This development follows government’s vision of aligning all TVET...
The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has praised  printing company Appointed Time Printing (ATP) Limited - a subsidiary of the Jopsong Group of Companies (JGC) - following production of its first batch of science textbooks for basic schools across the country. He said government awarded ATP a contract...
On August 3, Bloomberg announced the 2022 class of Bloomberg New Economy Catalysts, a distinctive global group of breakthrough innovators, visionaries, scientists, policy-makers and entrepreneurs who are inventing possibilities for a more inclusive and prosperous world. Launched in 2021, the community is both a celebration of and launch-pad for ideas,...
 Nana Afrifa Foundation (NAF), a not-for profit organization in a ceremony cut sod for the construction of a six unit classroom block for the St. Andrew Primary School at Juaso in the Asante-Akim South Municipality as part of its efforts to provide quality education infrastructure to deprived communities. The plight of the school came to...
Child Rights International (CRI) has lauded the decision by government to provide one hot meal per day to all final-year Junior High School (JHS) children - calling for a policy that will make the initiative permanent at the JHS level. “This is a laudable idea and a good social intervention...
With a proposal of increase for Ghana’s maternity leave duration, we consider sources of funds for the increase duration(2) Maternity leave duration offers a direct bearing to the family health of any family unit, the organization and subsequently the nation. The protection for maternity at work currently faces some difficulties, which...
Director of Political Affairs at the office of the Chief of Staff, Frank Asiedu Bekoe, is challenging  the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), how it intends to pay private school teachers since the party plans to include them in the Free SHS policy. Asiedu Bekoe is wondering why government will...
“The right to education has been a cause for civil rights activists in the history of many nations. It is a common saying that education is the key to development. Education is also the key to breaking the cycle of poverty,” –Adinyira, JSC in Federation of Youth Association of...
…urges gov’t to seek other sources Even though many institutions and student bodies have expressed support for a proposal requesting President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo to absorb the fees of tertiary students as part of the COVID-19 relief programme, the issue regarding source of funding for such has also...
The Better Life for Girls (BLG) programme, a partnership between the Government of Ghana, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and the Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA), has ended with a call to sustain and scale up interventions for adolescent girls in Ghana. This will contribute to continued progress...
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