Education

Australian Ambassador visits B-BOVID’s school garden project

Mr Andrew Barnes, the Australian High Commissioner, said extra-curricular activities are important in helping children to pursue interest outside the standardised academic environment. He said these activities gave children the opportunity to explore new interests, connect with new people, new skills and ideas, thus exposing them to fresh possibilities that would ultimately shape their lives for a brighter future. Mr ...

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Ghana will hold WAEC accountable over exams leakage – Ablakwa

The government has indicated it will hold the West African Examination Council (WAEC) for any form of exam malpractices in this year’s Basic Education Certification Examination (BECE). Deputy Education Minister, Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa said though the government respects the assurances given by WAEC to ensure the 2016 BECE is devoid of leakage, it will not hesitate to hold the examination body accountable in the event it happens

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Cocoa processing firm constructs bungalows for teachers

Mondelez International Cocoa Life, a cocoa processing firm, has handed over teachers’ bungalows to the Wassa East District Education Directorate to ease the accommodation problems of teachers in the District. The facility constructed at GHȼ420,000.00 has two rooms in each unit with kitchen and washroom facilities. Speaking at two separate functions to hand over the facilities to the District Education ...

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EPP launches Stock your Library Project

EPP Books Services, Ghana’s leading publisher and largest book distributor on Thursday launched a reading initiative called “Stock your Library Project”. The Project, which is a collaborative goal between EPP Books Services and the Ghana Library Association, aims at donating and equipping various school libraries across the country with reading and informative books to promote reading amongst students. The five ...

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Bawumia delivers 250 dual desks to Kperisi School

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP) for the November polls, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia, on Friday fulfilled his promise to the Kperisi Basic School in the Wa Municipality in the Upper West Region, when he presented 250 dual desks to the school. Background Dr. Bawumia, who visited the school last weekend after the plight of pupils ...

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