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School Feeding caterers to strike over unpaid arrears

Caterers of the School Feeding Programme have threatened to lay down their tools if government fails to settle arrears due them by the end of May. The caterers, numbering about 5,432, Monday picketed at the premises of the Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection demanding their eight-month outstanding payments. …

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We’ll Settle School Feeding Arrears Soon – Otiko Djaba

The Minister of Gender, Children and Social Protection, Otiko Afisah Djaba, has disclosed that, government has allocated GHC114 million to offset all arrears owed caterers under the school feeding programme. Addressing women and vulnerable groups in Bolgatanga during a familiarization tour of the Upper East Region, Afisah Djaba was optimistic …

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Free WiFi Policy For SHS, Tertiary To Begin Soon – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has reiterated his administration’s commitment to overseeing a functional, ICT-driven educational system built to respond to the challenges and evolution of modern science and technology. In this stead, he also stated that “in the not too distant future, the free WiFi coverage policy will be extended to …

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NDC Plans Against Free SHS

The National Democratic Congress (NDC), even in opposition, is still against the implementation of the Free Senior High School Education policy of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) government and is reportedly planning to destroy the programme before it takes off. So far, Mr. Mahama’s hopes of leading the NDC again …

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Stop ‘Useless’ Political Debate On 3-Year, 4-Year SHS System – Prof Ernest Aryeetey

Former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana, Prof. Ernest Aryeetey is calling on educationists to end the ‘useless’ debate on the time students spend in Senior High Schools. He says the focus should rather be on what students can do after school as that will help determine the number …

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Sex Scandal Hits Tema; SHS Student Involved

A sex scandal is sweeping across the Tema metropolis reportedly involving some four boys who are said to have recorded their sexual escapades with a final-year student of a senior high school (SHS) in the area. The victim, a 21-year-old Home Economics student writing the ongoing West African Secondary School …

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Calm Restored In KUMACA; Send Wards Back To School – GES To Parents

The Ashanti Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has asked parents of students of Kumasi Academy Senior High School to send the wards back to school. There was commotion at the School on Friday when students demonstrated over the deaths of some of their mates. 3news.com’s visit to …

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We’ve not Been Given Money To Run Libraries For Two Years – Librarian

Ashanti Regional Librarian has said for the past two years that she has been in charge of the facility, they have not been given any money to run the libraries in the Ashanti region. Elizabeth Arthur said lack of power is the regional libraries major setback and called on government …

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Akufo-Addo Reveals Source Of Funding For Free SHS

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo was at the 90th anniversary of the Krobo Girls’ Senior High School in the Eastern Region over the weekend, shedding further light on the free education programme. The president reiterated his government’s resolve to roll out the free SHS policy from the 2017/2018 academic year. …

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Free Senior High School Will Achieve Gender Parity — Samira Bawumia

The Second lady, Mrs Samira Bawumia, has said that the free Senior High School (SHS) policy will not only increase access for all but also facilitate efforts towards achieving gender parity in schools. She said the policy would allow many more underprivileged students access to education and present them with …

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