Saturday, January 29, 2022
The Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU) is calling on government to pay all members of TEWU ‘Critical Support’ which is being extended to some members of the Ghana Education Service (GES), while excluding others. Addressing the media yesterday at the TUC headquarters in Accra, General Secretary of TEWU, Augustine...
The President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has said government is spending more on education in its quest to build a modern economy which, he said, is largely dependent on an educated and skilled workforce. “We need an educated and skilled workforce to be able to operate the modern economy we are creating....
The Grand Final of the 2017 United Bank for Africa Foundation National Essay Competition was held at the Bank’s Corporate Headquarters in Accra, last Tuesday. The event saw 16-year-old Jason Emmanuel K. Asante Ghansah, from the Presbyterian Boys Senior High School, emerge as winner. The 4th edition of the contest brought...
The National Accreditation Board (NAB) has said it lacks the power to close down the close-to-50 unaccredited tertiary institutions it has identified. Following a recent publication in the B&FT on the said unaccredited institutions, there have been calls for the board to deal with such institutions instead of simply publishing...
Over 500 children, the majority being girls, have received bicycles for commuting to and from school to enhance their academic work in the Northern Region. The initiative, introduced by the Christian Children’s Fund of Canada (CCFC), is to reduce the frustration that schoolchildren go through in rural areas as well...
The Department of Communication Innovation and Technology (CIT) of the University for Development Studies (UDS) is to sign a Memorandum of Understanding with the National Film and Television Institute (NAFTI) to deepen its relationship for a joint communication programme. This is to enhance the capacity of students trained at the...
Africa cannot depend on others to finance education on the continent when it has the wherewithal to do so, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has said. He said Africa has the resources and capacity to finance access to quality education of its citizens, and also promote the continent’s interests. "If we...
The Faculty of Agriculture of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has begun commercial production of certified seeds to feed farmers, and to enhance food security in the country. The department has acquired 1,000 acres of land at Damongo in the East Gonja District of the Northern Region for that...
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...
The 69th Annual New Year School and Conference, organised by the School of Continuing and Distance Education, College of Humanities, University of Ghana, has ended in Accra. The event spanned January 15-January 19, and recorded an unprecedented number of over 320 participants - which is the highest ever over the...
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