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“NEW EDUCATIONAL REFORMS TO FOCUS ON ‘S.T.E.M’ EDUCATION” – PRESIDENT AKUFO-ADDO

Posted: November 18, 2017 at 10:39 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has indicated that, as part of the educational reforms being undertaken by his government, he has directed the Ministry of Education, and the Ministry responsible for Science and Technology to draw up programmes to strengthen and upscale the study of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) […]

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Gov’t clears UG to recruit 430 staff

Posted: November 18, 2017 at 10:13 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Education

The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ebenezer Oduro Owusu, has announced that the University has received financial clearance from government to recruit some 430 new staff to replace those who have left active service. According to him, the embargo on public sector employment, had a severe impact on the University, which subsequently did […]

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Tax reliefs for private universities commendable – Registrar

Posted: November 18, 2017 at 10:01 am   /   Business, Editor's Choice, Education

The Registrar of the Garden City University College at Kenyasi in the Kwabre East District of the Ashanti Region, Dr. Kweku Owusu Kwarteng, has commended government for the decision to grant tax reliefs to privately-managed tertiary institutions. “It is something that is great for all private universities, great in the sense that it will give […]

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Free SHS gets GHC1.2 billion in 2018 budget

Posted: November 16, 2017 at 10:40 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

The government plans to allocate some GH¢1.2 billion to the implementation of the Free Senior High School (SHS) programme in 2018. The amount is three times higher than the GH¢400 million that was allocated to the programme in its first year of implementation in 2017. Next year’s allocation is to be announced Wednesday, when the […]

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Prof Naana Opoku-Agyemang was a ‘disgrace’ as Minister – Napo

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 1:38 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

Professor Jane Naana Opoku-Agyemang was an “embarrassment” and a “disgrace” as Minister of Education in the John Mahama administration, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh has said. According to Dr Opoku Prempeh, the current Minister of Education, “her four-year tenure under John Mahama was an embarrassment.” In a radio interview on Asempa FM’s Ekosi Sen political talk […]

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Before Breakfast Lessons ✍☕☕

Posted: November 15, 2017 at 12:15 pm   /   Articles, Editor's Choice, Education

Wednesday, November 15, 2017 Like our page on Facebook: Before Breakfast Lessons https://www.facebook.com/beforebreakfastlesson/ Lesson 258 **** ❇ Confusing words Ground and Floor Both are words we use for the surface that we walk on, but there is a great deal of difference between them. The noun floor refers to the surface of a room or […]

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Government to pay BECE candidates’ registration fees

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 5:22 pm   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

All Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in public schools will be registered for free by government for the 2018 examinations. “Government will absorb the registration fees of candidates in the public Junior High Schools (JHS),” a statement by West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) said. The statement, authored by W Addy Lamptey for WAEC Head […]

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Before Breakfast Lessons ✍☕☕

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 3:17 pm   /   Articles, Editor's Choice, Education

Monday, November 13, 2017 We are welcome to the lessons for this week. Like our page on Facebook: Before Breakfast Lessons https://www.facebook.com/beforebreakfastlesson/ Lesson 256 **** ❇ Confusing words Economic and Economical These words are both adjectives. Sometimes, they are used interchangeably but there is a notable difference between them. Economic has to do with the […]

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No registration fees for 2018 BECE candidates

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 10:41 am   /   Editor's Choice, Education, Politics

Registration fees for the 2018 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in public schools have been absorbed by the government. “Please take note of the following issues: re-sitters are to register for the BECE for private candidates; the registration fee per candidate is GHS75 and applicable to candidate in private junior high schools. Government will […]

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PLEASE, ENDURE TO READ TILL END, VERY IMPORTANT TO EVERYONE

Posted: November 13, 2017 at 9:53 am   /   Articles, Editor's Choice, LifeStyle

What Time Should You Sleep? ~ James Pang. Is there a best time to sleep? There is a saying that sleeping early and waking up early is good for your health. How true is that? Is it alright to sleep late and wake up late? You actually have an amazing biological clock ticking inside your […]

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