University of Ghana starts exams on June 8

The Management of the University of Ghana has fixed June 8 to July 3 for the commencement of examinations for all students, including final year students. A statement from the University, copied to Ghana News Agency in Accra on Thursday, said arrangements were being made to receive registered final year …

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Schools will definitely record coronavirus cases – Jinapor

A Senior Lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), Dr Ahmed Jinapor, has noted that until a vaccine is developed against coronavirus, there can never been a 100 percent safety against the virus. He indicated while speaking on a stakeholder dialogue programme themed: ‘Framework for Reopening Schools’ on TV3 …

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Covid-19 Impact: No WASSCE In 2020

Candidates for this year’s West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations (WASSEC) will write ‘Country Specific Examinations’ due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The WASSCE is expected to commence from August 3 to September 4, this year following the postponement of the original date in June. The country specific becomes necessary following …

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Government announces allowance package for teachers

Government, as part of efforts to improve education, has instituted a new incentive for teachers and non-teaching staff dubbed ‘Teacher Professional Allowance’ for their continuous professional development. As part of the allowances, every teacher is expected to receive a yearly amount of GH¢1,200 while the non-teaching staff would earn GH¢600 …

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Education Ministry to employ 27,367 teachers, others

The Minister of Education has revealed that his outfit has been granted financial clearance to employ a total of 27,367 staff for the pre-tertiary sector. The employment will comprise 16,500 newly trained teachers, 6,500 graduate teachers, 3,232 replacement staff and 1,135 non-teaching staff. Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh disclosed this at …

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Coronavirus: WAEC to organise independent WASSCE for Ghana alone

Kojo Oppong Nkrumah, the Minister of Information, has said the West African Examination Council (WAEC) has indicated its readiness to organise an independent West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) for Ghanaian candidates due to the threat of the Coronavirus pandemic. In response to the growing health concern about the COVID-19, WAEC …

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