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Police Investigates Death Of Ofori Panyin SHS Student

Police in the Eastern Region have commenced investigations into the death of a male student at Ofori Panin Senior High School (OPASS) in the Eastern Region, who was reportedly struck down by thunder on Sunday night. The deceased and his friend were in their dormitory when the thunder reportedly struck …

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In Memoriam Of The Great Mathematician And Scientist; Prof. Allotey

Professor Francis Kofi Ampenyin Allotey, a prodigy, was born on Monday, 9th August 1932, and so should have been called Kojo, but was instead called “Kofi,” since he was given the full name of the paternal uncle he was named after.  He was born to a humble parentage at Saltpond …

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Teacher Hailed For Drawing Computer Screen On Chalkboard To Teach Pupils

Teaching is not an easy job. It’s made even harder when tutors do not have the resources they need to do the work they have been assigned to do. A number of teachers have to improvise to get their pupils a basic understanding of the things they teach them. One …

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Osudoku SHS Reopens On Friday After Chinese Factory’s Partial Closure

The Osuduku Senior High Technical School at Asutsuare in the Shai Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region, will resume classes on Friday after it was closed last week over complaints of pollution from a nearby Chinese-owned factory. The over 1,200 students of the school including beneficiaries of the government’s …

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Akro SECTEC Students Demand Removal Of Teachers Over Sexual Abuse

Students of AKro Senior High Technical School in Odumase Krobo of the Eastern Region are calling for the dismissal of some of their teachers over what they describe as sexual harassment. In a letter intercepted by Starr News, the Students Representative Council listed many other disturbing happenings in the school …

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Infrastructure Deficit Impeding Teaching Of ICT

The Gbolo Alzariya English and Arabic Primary school in the Sagnarigu district is one of many schools in the Northern Region without Information Communication and Technology (ICT) laboratories and tools. The school’s headmistress, Madam Mahama Maria, revealed to Citi News that the only laptop used for teaching the pupils has …

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Government To Set Up Joint Admission Board For All Universities

Government through the Ministry of Education is set to establish a joint admission board to allow prospective students tender just one application to different tertiary institutions. According to the Minister of State in charge of Tertiary Education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, proposals have been made to enable prospective students desist from …

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WASSCE To Be Delayed For A Month – Deputy Education Minister

The West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) scheduled to be taken in February will be delayed by a month, a Deputy Education Minister in charge of Basic and Secondary Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum has disclosed. With effect from next year, candidates, he added, will be expected to sit …

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Free SHS Was Rushed – UCC Provost

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast says the Free Senior High School programme rolled out last year is facing challenges because its implementation was rushed. Prof. George K. T. Oduro suggests had the secondary level education policy been thought through its implementation would have been smooth. “Credible as …

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GIJ Rector Under Probe Over Procurement Infractions

The Rector of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) Dr Wilberforce Dzisah has been ordered to proceed on leave over alleged infractions in “procurement practices.” A four-member investigative committee set up by the Governing Council has been mandated to look into petitions submitted to the Council’s Chairperson Prof. Kwasi Ansu-Kyeremeh. …

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