Category Archives: Ghana Education

Free Secondary Education In Ghana From A Teacher’s Perspective

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Politicians dont have any logical priority and good standards for Education in Ghana.
A lot of Basic schools dont have text books, teachers are not well paid, No computers to teach ICT, No libraries, No classroom buildings and many other deficiencies. a lot of teachers can attest to this fact. We dont have the basics right. Continue reading Free Secondary Education In Ghana From A Teacher’s Perspective

Basic Schools Just Free Centre for Dumping Kids – Parents Careless About Kids Academic Welfare

Some Ghanaian parents dont care about the academic welfare of their children in school. They see school as a free baby sitting centre to dump their kids. They dont care to provide their children with exercise books, text books, pens, pencils etc. As at now(second day of second week since school reopened) some pupils in my class dont have exercise books or pen. Is it poverty, a curse or ignorance or is it irresponsibility of parents.

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Teacher trainee allowance restored – Akufo-Addo

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has announced that the restoration of teacher trainee allowances has taken effect from Tuesday September 12 alongside the official launch of the free senior high school (SHS) programme. Continue reading Teacher trainee allowance restored – Akufo-Addo

President launches Free SHS with pride; recalls being labeled a liar

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo is delighted to have proven his critics wrong as he launches one of the nation’s ambitious and audacious programmes – the Free SHS Policy. Continue reading President launches Free SHS with pride; recalls being labeled a liar

World literacy Day: 8 out of 10 pupils can’t read or write – Report

Only two out of every ten students in primary two can read and write in Ghana and other African countries according to the recent Early Grade Reading Assessment conducted by the Ghana Education Service in 2015.
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Ashanti schools begin Free SHS enrollment process

Parents and their wards in the Ashanti Regional capital, Kumasi, have begun trooping to Senior High Schools to start the registration process for the Free Education policy.
Students going through the registration process were seen in long queues at some Senior High Schools when Citi News’ Ashanti Regional
correspondent, Hafiz Tijani visited them to monitor
the process.
The students said the school authorities have taken them through the process and asked them to come back on Monday to receive the items the Government was providing under the policy.
At the Serwaa Nyarko Girls Senior High School in Kumasi some students expressed excitement as beneficiaries of the policy.
The school authorities who will not speak on record said they will remain available to attend to candidates coming in to undergo the process.
Meanwhile, some schools in the Central Region are turning away prospective first-year students due to the absence of their heads.
The students were asked to return to the school on monday (September 11) to begin the process for their enrollment.onday (September 11) to begin the process for their enrollment.
Source: citifmonline.com

Deadline for SHS placement extended to September 30, 2017

The Ministry of Education has extended the eadline for the placement of students in Senior High Schools (SHS) to September 30, 2017.
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Free SHS unsustainable, won’t stand test of time – Ablakwa

A former Deputy Education Minister says the Akufo-Addo government’s flagship Free senior high school (SHS) policy will not stand the test of time.
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