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January 17, 2018 4:31 PM N/R: 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 been out of commission since 12

December 27, 2017 7:34 PM Jodeb Foundation donates to Bewase community

The Chiefs and people of Bewase, a farming community in the Akwapem North District of the Eastern Region, have called on the government, and non-governmental organizations to assist the community build a public toilet facility. According to them, this will help address the problem of open defecation in the area. They made the appeal when an NGO, Jodeb 16

October 26, 2017 11:27 PM Over 100 pupils escape death after classroom caves in

Some 118 kindergarten pupils in the Eastern Region escaped death narrowly after their classroom block collapsed barely 30 minutes after they had left the building. According to online news port Classfmonline, the kindergarten block of Osae Gyan Primary School in Nsawam caved in when a wall around the school collapsed after heavy rains weakened the foundation 7

October 20, 2017 3:42 AM Liberia’s controversial school reforms divide the nation a year on

On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour’s drive from Liberia’s capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at individual wooden desks. Children at schools like Cecelia Dunbar read and count at a level improved by 60 percent from a year ago — proof, according to the government and private education 15

October 19, 2017 4:21 AM Plan Ghana enrols 31,336 learners under REACH

About 31,336 out-of-school children from 22 districts in the Northern, Volta and Eastern Regions have begun classes under the Reaching and Teaching out-of-school Children project (REACH) to facilitate their enrolment into the formal school system. Some of the beneficiary districts include Chereponi, Tatale and Bunkpurugu in the Northern Region, Nkwanta 13

October 18, 2017 1:41 PM Hot Audio: Sack teachers, all 400 GES Directors to improve education – Prof Adei

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Ashesi University, Prof. Stephen Adei has recommended the dismissal of all Directors of Education and teachers under the Ghana Education Service as a major step towards improving the quality education at the basic level. According to the former GIMPA Rector, the Directors of Education who number over 400, continue 5

October 17, 2017 10:32 AM School children lining up to greet presidents no big deal

For those of us who say the queuing of school pupils on the streets to welcome presidents is wrong and just a waste of time may have to think again because the Ghana Education Service (GES) says it finds nothing wrong with this trend. had earlier reported how some students in Accra had lined up at a filling station in Accra waiting on both presidents 8

October 16, 2017 1:06 PM Pupils abandon classes to wave at Ouattara on the streets [Photos]

Classes were halted for some basic school pupils in the national capital, Accra, as they spent parts of Monday morning and afternoon lined up along principal streets to welcome the President of Cote d’Ivoire, Alassane Ouattara. The pupils, holding Ghanaian and Ivorian flags, were waiting for a scheduled ceremonial procession involving President Ouattara 111

October 13, 2017 1:48 PM Samira Bawumia Donates To Pupils In Tamale

The Second Lady of the Republic of Ghana, Samira Bawumia, has donated learning materials worth over thousands of cedis to the Zogbeli Primary School in Tamale in the Northern Region as part of the Samira Empowerment and Humanitarian Project. Making the presentation, the wife of the Vice President said pupils should be encouraged to read wide, since reading 8

October 11, 2017 1:35 AM Pupil-teacher ratio in primary schools to reach lowest-ever level

It will have a direct impact on about 300 schools - those with the most overcrowded classes. That amounts to about 10pc of all primary schools. The PTR is a measure of all teachers allocated to a school, including resource teachers, and does not directly translate into class size, but, with more teachers, principals can create smaller classes 16