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GES suspends Upper West regional director for misconduct

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has interdicted the Upper West Regional Director of the Service, over allegations of misconduct and corrupt practices. The Director, Duncan Nsor, has been asked to step aside for investigations into allegations of bribery in the appointment of heads of some second-cycle schools in the region. …

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Ghana observes National Mathematics Day today

As today marks Valentine’s Day, Ghanaians are also observing the day as National Mathematics Day. The Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with the Ghana Mathematics Society (GMS) set February 14 as a day to observe this. This is to create awareness of the importance and use of Mathematics in …

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25 NABCO Trainees Get Permanent Jobs In Kpandai District

A total of 25 Nation Builders Corps(NABCO) personnel have gained permanent employment in the Kpandai district of the Northern region. The personnel have therefore exited from the scheme to create employment opportunities for some unemployed youth in the area. The Kpandai District Chief Executive(DCE), Atta Emmanuel Kofi Tatablata , made …

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GES interdicts Upper West Regional Director of Education

The Ghana Education Service has interdicted the Upper West Regional Director of Education, Duncun Nsor with immediate effect after complaints were made about his conduct. According to the GES, the interdiction is to enable the Service to conduct investigations into the allegations leveled again him. In a statement copied to …

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Deceased student was not denied exeat – Akenten SHS

The Senior House Master of Dwamena Akenten Senior High School in the Ashanti region Andrew Agyeman has denied reports that the student who reportedly died on campus was denied exeat to seek treatment. He also challenged claims the student died at the dormitory claiming: “We are not in the position …

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Govt to provide free Wi-Fi to high schools – Bawumia

Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has disclosed that the government intends to provide free Wi-Fi to senior high schools and public universities soon. He said plans are far advanced for the first piloting of this policy, this year. Vice President Dr. Mahamadu Bawumia who was speaking at the …

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WAEC accepts oral response in examination

Mr Alex Amankwah in charge of Specific Learning Disorders at the Ghana Education Service has revealed that the West African Examination Council (WAEC) accepts oral responses from students unable to write due to disability. He said provisions have been made to accommodate students with special educational needs in examinations to …

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Buipe SHS closed for one week following fire outbreak

About 290 students of the Buipe Senior High School (SHS) in the Central Gonja District of the Savannah Region have been asked to go home and report back to school in a week’s time. This follows a fire outbreak that occurred in the school last Monday that destroyed their dormitory …

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