Universities Deny 2014 WASSCE Candidates Admission. The fate of at least 150,000 candidates of this year’s West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) who may seek admission to public universities hangs in the balance. This is because some of the public universities have decided not to offer admission to applicants who will write the WASSCE this year, writes Severious Kale-Dery.
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Over 2,913 Ghost Names Removed From GES Payroll The government has revealed over 2,913 ghost names had been detected and removed from the Ghana Education Service’s (GES) payroll. A Deputy Minister of Education, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa, said the names were detected when the Ministry conducted audit of its staff in seven regions of the country, adding that the exercise in […]
2013 Nov-Dec WASSCE results released by WAEC Total number of candidates: 146,887 Withheld results: 797 candidates The West African Examinations Council (WAEC) has released provisional results of 146,887 candidates who took the November/December 2013 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A press release signed and issued by the Principal Public Affairs Officer of WAEC, Mrs Agnes Teye-Cudjoe, said 797 […]
Takoradi Polytechnic Wins Three International Awards Council Chairman of the Takoradi Polytechnic, Professor George Oduro has stressed that stability, commitment and unity of purpose, are the foundation for quality education delivery. He noted that human institutions thrive largely on these core factors, and attributed the numerous feats the polytechnic had chalked to the hard work of both administrative and managerial […]
12 Kumasi Polytechnic Students Sacked Twelve students of the Kumasi Polytechnic (K-Poly) have been sacked for entering the institution with falsified entry results from the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).
2013 May/June WASSCE: WAEC Punishes 5,653 Candidates. A total of 5,653 candidates out of the 409,711 who sat the 2013 May/June West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE), were punished by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), for various offences. This is against the 3,439 candidates caught cheating in 2012, out of the 173,655 candidates who wrote the examinations; and […]
The University of Ghana, Legon, will stop running diploma programmes after the 2015/2016 academic year. The decision, which will be gradual, is in line with the proposed transformation of the school into a research university. The Vice-Chancellor, Professor Ernest Aryeetey, who announced this at the congregation of the university over the weekend, said the move would place greater emphasis on […]
45 Africans Get Australian Scholarship. Australia has awarded scholarship to 45 Africans to pursue various programmes in the 2014 academic year. The recipients of the scholarship who would study programmes in agriculture, mining, governance, natural resource management and public policy as well as water and sanitation and health are from Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone.
Odumase-Krobo- Assaulted boy dismissed from school The 15-year-old junior secondary school pupil who was allegedly assaulted by the father of his 13 year-old female classmate because he had allegedly befriended his daughter, has been dismissed from his school. Attached to the dismissal letter was a cumulative record of the boy that put his age at 18, which officials of the […]
Gov’t Supplies GH¢10.2 Million Furniture to Tertiary Institutions. The Government has handed over a total of 16,000 pieces of furniture worth GH¢10.2 Million Cedis to some tertiary institutions Wednesday. The University of Education, Winneba, University of Cape Coast and the Cape Coast Polytechnic are among the beneficiary institutions. This provision is part of government’s intervention towards creating an enabling learning […]
Yifah Simon Jude Is 2013 National Best Teacher Yifah Simon Jude has been adjudged 2013 National Best Teacher. The 32 years old teacher of Nana Amoako Model School in Wassa Daaman in the Western Region wins a three-bedroom house valued at GhC 65,000, a laptop and a set of computers.
Corruption Stifling Ghana’s Education. According the 2013 Global Corruption Report (GCR), corruption is negatively affecting education in many developing economies. Read the full statement issued by the Ghana Integrity Initiative on the 2012 Global Corruption Report. The education of our children cannot succeed when corruption taints our schools and universities.