Thursday, October 6, 2022
Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, has urged the Ghana Armed Forces Command and Staff College (GAFCSC) to explore the possibility of tapping into other areas of study that are necessary for the socio-economic development of the country. This follows the increasing patronage of the programmes offered by GAFCSC, which has...
    The Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program has supported nearly 40,000 young people and by 2030 will double its reach to 100,000 young people, primarily in Africa. The Mastercard Foundation celebrates the decennial anniversary of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program. Launched in 2012, the Program began as a $500 million...
There is growing uncertainty surrounding tertiary institutions on the admission of freshmen and women for the 2020 academic calendar, following the outbreak of COVID-19 that has led to a shutdown of schools in the country. Also, due to rapid spread of the virus in the country, most institutions are scared...
Brighter Investment, a social enterprise that provides full financial support to talented students in developing countries, in partnership with the Ministry for Business Development and the Association of African Universities (AAU) will be conducting a nationwide career-tracer study on most viable career pathways among Ghanaian graduates in August. The study...
It was just euphoric when the final bell rang for the end of the preliminary contest of the biggest academic competition in the country, the National Maths and Science Quiz (NSMQ), in the Western Zone. Contestants representing the Tarkwa Senior High School stood 'shoulder-higher,' after recording a final score of...
To mark International Day of the Girl, Plan International – Ghana, a development and humanitarian organisation that advances children's rights and equality for girls, has launched the “FreeToBeOnline” campaign to protect girls from online abuse and harassment. The campaign seeks to create awareness on online safety and abuse as well...
… as CHOPSS appeals for state support The advent of COVID-19, which led to the closure of schools as part of measures to contain the spread of the virus has seen private pre-tertiary educational institutions among the worst hit. Ahead of the new year, members of the Conference of Heads of...
The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has withheld the results of some 401 candidates who participated in the private West Africa Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) 2020. According to WAEC, the entire results of the aforementioned candidates were withheld on account of suspected involvement in examination malpractices including impersonation, collusion...
The Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG) has asked members not to return to classrooms until government meets their demands. According to the executives, the government and the National Labour Commission both failed to address their concerns since 2006 and therefore have no option than to embark on the...
As government’s comprehensive and holistic response to employment and job creation remains anchored on the private sector, Finance Minister, Ken Ofori Atta, has expressed worry about chunks of new tertiary and university entrants, enrolling in programmes in sectors with no or little growth in the labour market. This phenomenon, according...
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