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GNAT blasts GES for sacking school heads

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has described as unfortunate decision by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to sack two school heads over extortion. Government has dismissed head teachers of two secondary schools in the country over extortion in the ongoing admissions under the free SHS policy. The sacked …

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Full list of SHS heads sanctioned for charging unapproved fees

The Ghana Education Service has finally released the list of heads of Senior High Schools who have been sanctioned for charging unapproved fees contrary to directives from the service. All 11 were slapped with sanctions by the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council after they were found to have charged unapproved …

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Ranking: The best SHS schools from Ghana’s 10 regions

A research company, AB Review, has come out with a list of the best Senior High Schools in each of the ten regions in Ghana. The rankings were done based on statistics of the schools’ performances in the last five years, that is from 2011 to 2016. Key among the …

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Free SHS, Why I care?

Aside from my own struggle getting funding for both secondary and tertiary school, let me tell you a story. Occasionally when I go to my village, I spend time encouraging the youth, especially the girls to take their education seriously and aim high. A lot of those girls have boyfriends …

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I Wept When I Saw Free SHS Reportage On BBC And CNN – Wontumi

NPP’s Bernard Antwi Boasiako popularly known as Chairman Wontumi says he could not hold back his tears when some respected international media houses aired President Nana Addo’s Free SHS launch in their major news bulletin. The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the ruling NPP described President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo as …

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Free SHS: Admit Every Student Even If They Will Sleep On Corridors – GES Director

Heads of Senior High Schools in the East Akyem Municipality of the Eastern Region have been directed to admit every student posted to their schools even if the “students will sleep on veranda.” Some Key Senior High Schools in the municipality such as Abuakwa State College and Ofori Panyin Senior …

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Free SHS Is A threat To Us – Private school heads

Addressing the press in Accra on Wednesday, the National Secretary of CHOPSS, Joseph Dzamesi, conveyed the fears members of the conference losing the investments they had made in the private secondary schools and the possible job losses. The Conference of Heads of Private Second Cycle Schools (CHOPSS), is demanding the government …

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Parent should exercise restraint for due process to prevail in the free SHS policy

The Eastern Regional Minister Eric KwakyeDaffour has reiterated the need for parent to exercise restraint and follw of their words due process in the admission. This was in an interview with Radio 1 news when the minister visited some senior High schools in koforidua to have first hand information on …

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Free SHS: it will not be successful- Okudzeto Ablakwa

Former Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, has said he can provide documents from President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s cabinet meetings proving that government considered implementing the Free Senior High School for every student, but could not afford it, hence had to start with only first year students.According to …

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The Heat Of Free SHS: Parents Threatened To Beat Minister

The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon Eric Kwakye Darfour has directed parents who couldn’t get admission for their children due to accommodation challenges to go home. The Eastern Regional Minister, Hon Eric Kwakye Darfour who is touring some SHS’s in the region gave the above directive when he visited Mamfe Methodist …

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