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

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.
Continue reading Deadline for SHS placement extended to September 30, 2017

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.
Continue reading Free SHS unsustainable, won’t stand test of time – Ablakwa

Licensing of teachers not September 2017 — NTC

The National Teaching Council (NTC) has stated that it has no intention of implementing the mandate of teacher registration and licensing in September 2017. Continue reading Licensing of teachers not September 2017 — NTC

Shortage of SHS placement card hits Eastern Region

Cards used by students to check their placements in Senior High Schools have run out in the Eastern Region, according to reports.
The situation has led hundreds of parents and guardians who have not yet checked the placement of their wards to mass up at the Eastern regional post office. Continue reading Shortage of SHS placement card hits Eastern Region