Wednesday, December 8, 2021
capitation grant up to GH¢10 No BECE registration fee Income tax waived for private varsities In a bid to attract investors into the country’s education sector and position it as a hub in the sub-region, Minister of Finance Ken Ofori-Atta has revealed that government will give tax breaks...
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...
The Ministry of Education (MoE) has finally received clearance to employ over 22,000 personnel --both teaching and non-teaching staff-- after government put a ban on employment in the education sector in the last few years. “The ministry has received clearance to replace, recruit, reappoint and re-instate 22,802 personnel of different...
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...
Victoria Naashika Quaye, a budding entrepreneur has been nominated as one of the panelist to speak at the high profiled Transcultural Leadership Summit on November 16-17,2017 at Zeppelin University. The two-day conference is expected to bring together experienced executives as well as young leaders and students from diverse backgrounds. Ms Quaye...
The College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), has directed its members to stay away from work on Thursday, November 2, if outstanding salary arrears due them are not settled by the government by November 1. It said the salary has been outstanding since October 2016, compelling them to...
Speed Medical Centre (SMC) joined Chalé Foundation to provide holistic health care examination and screening for beneficiaries of the Aboom Special School in Cape Coast. The event, which took place on Saturday, the 7th of October, 2017 at the school’s premises had over two hundred individuals screened. These...
With an allocation of over 6 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), Ghana’s spending on education is among the highest in Africa, a World Bank report indicates. This is above the global average of 5 percent expected of every country - although it is behind Swaziland, which has the highest...
Governments must be held accountable for African countries’ slow progress on global education goals since underperforming schools and teachers are usually victims of a dysfunctional system, the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO said last week Wednesday. Sub-Saharan Africa falls behind other parts of the world by most education standards, with one...
It would cost government more than US$420 million to roll out solar power generation in all second cycle schools across the country. This amount, however, would not include subsequent maintenance of the equipment. The Deputy Director of Renewable Energy at the Ministry of Energy, Seth Mahu who disclosed this indicated that...
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