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Gov’t to introduce single admission form for public Varsities

By: StarrFM Online The Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Poku Prempeh has said that government has initiated talks with all stake holders in the tertiary Education sector to introduce a single application form for all public universities in the country. He laments that the current system where every university has …

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Gov’t to prioritise Science & Tech-based Research for Dev’t

By: Jemima Achivors|KuulFM News|Ho|Ghana The Volta Regional Minister Dr. Archibald Yao Letsa has reiterated government’s commitment towards the promotion of Science and Technology based research to aid the country’s industrialization. This, he said would be done through adequate support for the commercialization of scientific research outputs to find solutions to …

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Gov’t to establish 60 libraries in 60 deprived communities

By: kald|Mykuulfmonline.com|Ho|Ghana The ‘Ghana: 60 years on’ Planning Committee, has unveiled  more programmes, to commemorate Ghana’s 60th Independence anniversary. To this end, the committee has announced  government’s plan to  put up 60 libraries in 60 deprived communities as part of the ‘Legacy projects’ of the year long celebration. The committee …

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Govt to absorb BECE registration fees – Ofori-Atta

By: Graphic Online The government will, starting from the 2017/18 academic year, fully absorb Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) registration fees for all public junior high school (JHS) students, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta, has said.  According to him, the government would also continue to subsidise the registration …

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Photos: 60th Independence day Parade held at Ho Jubilee Park

By: kald|mykuulfmonline.com|Ho|Ghana A parade of security personnel and school children has been held at the Jubilee Park in Ho in the Volta region to mark Ghana’s 60th independence anniversary. The contingent, consist of  33 Basic and Senior High schools, 5 cadet corps and 8 security  contingent  drawn from the Military, …

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We’ll restore pride to the teaching profession-President

By: kald|mykuulfmonline.com|Ho|Ghana President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo- Addo has pledged his government’s commitment towards the development and wellbeing of Ghanaian teachers in order restore the lost pride of the noble profession. According to him, the teaching profession is very crucial in the country’s quest to build an effective educational system, …

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Gov’t to fund Free SHS from Annual Budget Funding Amount

By: Graphic Online The planned free senior high school (SHS) programme scheduled to take off from September 2017 will be financed from the Annual Budget Funding Amount (ABFA), the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has said. Presenting the 2017 Budget Statement and Economic Policy on Thursday, Mr Ofori-Atta said …

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GES must stop “premature” transfers

By : Ghana News Agency   Dr. John Gatsi, a Senior Lecturer, University of Cape Coast (UCC), has bemoaned the “premature” transfer of District Directors of Education across the country. He said the Directors needed ‘time and space’ to implement their vision and that their frequent transfer was unhealthy for …

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Teachers angry with GNAT over increased Mutual Fund deductions

By: kald|mykuulfmonline.com|Ho|Ghana Some basic school teachers in the Ho municipality of the Volta region are up in arms against managers of the Teachers Fund for increasing their monthly contributions to the fund without any consultation. The fund, run by the Ghana National Union of Teachers (GNAT), last week sent an …

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