Education

GES to Deploy Staffs Ahead of NaCCA New Curriculum Rollout

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is set to deploy guidance and counselling personnel to Junior High and Senior High Schools to prepare and educate students ahead of the full rollout of the new curriculum for secondary education. The new standard-based curriculum, expected to be implemented in the next academic year, aims to provide SHS students […]

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General News Local

Salary Increment for Public Sector Workers from July

The government approved a significant increment in the base pay within the Single Spine Salary Structure for all public sector workers. Following extensive negotiations with Organized Labour, the Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, announced that there will be a 23% increase in the base pay effective from January 1, 2024, to […]

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Crime Education

Four SHS Staff Remanded for Allegedly Stealing Student Food Supplies – V/R

Four staff members of Somé Senior High School in the Ketu South Municipality of the Volta Region have been remanded into police custody by the Circuit Court at Tokor on charges of stealing food items meant for students. The accused, who pleaded not guilty, are the Assistant Headmistress in charge of academics, the Bursar, the […]

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Education

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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Education

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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Education

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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General News Local

Ferry breaks down leaving drivers and passengers stranded – Volta Lake Transport Limited

Over 150 vehicles and travellers on River Oti at Dordoe-Korpe in the Oti Region are stranded as a result of a breakdown of the ferry on Tuesday. When the Ghana News Agency (GNA) visited the landing site at Dambai, all types of vehicles ranging from saloon cars, buses, articulated trucks, fuel and gas tankers carrying […]

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Local Politics

Amend Reliefs seeking to Disqualify Mahama from 2024 Presidential Election – Supreme Court orders Ken Kuranchie

The Supreme Court has ordered the Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Searchlight Newspaper, Kenneth Kuranchie, to adjust two of his claims in a legal action aimed at stopping former President John Mahama from contesting the 2024 Presidential elections. Mr. Kuranchie’s lawsuit is challenging John Mahama’s eligibility for re-election in 2024. Among other things, Mr. Kuranchie is […]

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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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