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February 27, 2018 7:24 PM C’ttee wants law school interviews scrapped; backs entrance exams

The Subsidiary Legislation Committee of Parliament will recommend that the House approves the provision that allows the Ghana Legal Council to conduct interviews for entrants into the Ghana School of Law. The Committee has, however, rejected proposals for the scrapping of the entrance examinations for admission into the school. The proposed regulations 77

February 26, 2018 3:00 PM Mfantseman: Science teachers trained in effective teaching methods

Over 100 basic school science teachers in the Mfantseman Municipal Assembly in the Central Region have attended a two-day intensive capacity building training exercise on how to simplify and improve the teaching of Science for students in the classroom. The initiative carried out by Dr. Nana Ama Browne Klutse, a Science Lecturer and Senior Research Scientist 289

February 24, 2018 9:26 AM Facebook drops shooting game demo at conservative event

Facebook has said it regrets promoting a virtual reality shooting game on its stand at a US conservatives’ event. The game allows the player to shoot imaginary weapons against enemies in a public train station. Facebook said it removed the display at the Conservative Political Action Conference “out of respect” for victims of a recent school shooting 67

February 24, 2018 8:24 AM Nigerian parents threatened with jail if children skip school

Nigeria’s oil-rich Bayelsa state is threatening parents who do not make sure their children go to school with jail terms. The state signed the new law into the books amid concerns children were not attending class despite the fact that it spent 70bn naira ($200m; £140m) on new school buildings and equipment. “We feel it is important to have this law to protect 74

February 22, 2018 8:35 AM CHASS commends WAEC decision on new WASSCE schedule

Former Secretary of the Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools [CHASS], Felix Essah, has commended the West African Examination Council [WAEC], for changing the schedule of the West African Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination [WASSCE], from February to April. Speaking to Citi News, Felix Essah said the decision will benefit students 79

February 21, 2018 5:00 PM Kenyan Immigration Service in Ghana to understudy GIS

A delegation from Kenya’s Department of Immigration Services (KDIS) has rounded up a-four-day working visit to the Ghana Immigration Service (GIS). The visit was to learn at firsthand, the structure, operations and training regime of the GIS and to tap into the Service’s wealth of experience to reposition the KDIS. It is expected that a Kenya Migration 64

February 21, 2018 12:14 PM AMA introduces waste segregation program in SHSs

The Accra Metropolitan Assembly (AMA) has introduced a waste segregation program in some Senior High Schools in the capital. According to the AMA, the program forms part of efforts to inculcate a waste management culture in the citizenry. “We really want to stop littering, because if there are a lot of bins in the school, the students will not be littering 63

February 20, 2018 6:19 PM Stop picketing; we’ll employ 32,000 nurses this year – Gov’t

Government has told graduate nurses to stop picketing at the Health Ministry as plans are far advanced to employ them this year, 2018. Information Minister, Mustapha Hamid, at a news conference on today [Tuesday], said the Finance Ministry has given clearance for them to be employed. “This year, government is employing 32,000 health professionals, and out of that 27,000 are nurses 107

February 20, 2018 6:30 AM Teacher draws computer screen on chalkoard to teach pupils

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 ICT teacher has literally gone back to the drawing board to teach pupils in his class how to use a computer. In an ideal 77

February 20, 2018 6:00 AM Police disperse picketing graduate nurses from Health Ministry

Police personnel on Monday forcibly evicted unemployed graduate nurses who pitched camp at the Health Ministry. The nurses, numbering about two hundred besieged the Health Ministry to demand posting, and threatened to pass the night there if their concerns were not addressed. They claimed that several appeals to the Ministry for employment after they completed 78