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BECE 2024: To be written for 6 days instead of 5 days – WAEC

This year’s Final-year Junior High School (JHS) students nationwide will encounter a restructured Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), as per the recent announcement by the West African Examinations Council (WAEC). The updated examination format includes the incorporation of three new subjects: Career Technology, Creative Art & Design, and Arabic. Of significance, Career Technology and Creative […]

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BECE 2024: Candidates to write 3 New Subjects

In this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for School Candidates, final-year junior high school (JHS) students across the country will encounter three new subjects. According to the West African Examinations Council (WAEC), these subjects include Career Technology, Creative Art and Design, and Arabic. Career Technology and Creative Art and Design, derived from the previous […]

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Reluctance Towards Vocational Training Contributes to High Unemployment Rates – C/R TVET Coordinator

Mr. Patrick Adu Sarfo, the Central Region’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Coordinator, shed light on Cape Coast’s concerning unemployment figures, attributing them to a lack of interest among residents in pursuing vocational education. His remarks came during the inaugural graduation ceremony of the Akotokyirman Vocational Training Institute in Cape Coast, where six […]

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Details: Maiden Educational Conference 2024 – Mayera Electoral Area

Under the auspices of Hon. Amarkine Amarh, Assembly Member, and hosted by Hon. E. K. Asante, Unit Committee Member, the Mayera Electoral Area proudly presents its upcoming educational conference tailored for JHS Three and/ or Two female students. 📅 Date: May 31, 2024 📍 Venue: Church of Pentecost, Mayera 🎓 Theme: “Self – Discovery: Becoming […]

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Director-General of GES Confirms Exemption of Final-Year Free SHS Students from WASSCE Registration Fees

Dr. Eric Nkansah, the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), clarified that final-year students in the free senior high school (SHS) program are not required to pay the GH¢465 registration fee for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). He emphasized that the government has absorbed these fees, alleviating the financial burden on […]

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The Roles of School Improvement and Support Officers (SISOs) in GES

To grasp the significance of the duties undertaken by School Improvement and Support Officers (SISOs) within the Ghana Education Service (GES), it’s essential first to comprehend what SISO stands for in the Ghanaian educational context. SISO, in simple terms, refers to a School Improvement and Support Officer who operates at the district level within the […]

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Pre-Tertiary Teacher Unions End Two-Week Strike, Call for Urgent Negotiations

Three teacher unions at the pre-tertiary level have brought an end to their two-week-long strike, which began nationwide on March 20, 2024. They cited the government’s failure to address their service conditions as the reason for the strike. The decision to halt the strike follows the National Labour Commission (NLC) obtaining an interim injunction to […]

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450,000 Free Student Tablets ready for Distribution Next Week – Dr Yaw Adutwum

The Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has announced that the first batch of 450,000 free student tablets fully funded through the Ghana Education Trust Fund (GETFUND) will be distributed next week. According to him, the distribution of tablets has been categorized into three phases, with 450,000 to be distributed to 32 schools to […]

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Coalition of Concerned Teachers-GH Demands Urgent Release of Mutual Funds and Welfare Dues

The Coalition of Concerned Teachers-GH (CCT-GH) in the Kumasi Metropolis has expressed its dissatisfaction with the government’s disregard for the welfare of its members due to persistent delays in releasing mutual funds and welfare dues deductions. This issue, which began around a year and a half ago, continues to impact all teachers’ union managers operating […]

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2024 BECE and WASSCE Examination Dates Announced by Ghana Education Service

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the examination schedules for the 2024 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE). According to a letter dated February 5, 2024, the examination periods are as follows: BECE (SC): July 8 – 12, 2024 WASSCE (SC): July 1 – August 31, 2024 […]

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