Education

Private Universities in Ghana With Their Accreditation

With the ever growing education in Ghana, there’s been a necessity for expansion to absorbs the people. The population growth is at 4% every year and this means there is a need for expansion in education especially the tertiary. The government has played an important role in this by constantly expanding the capacity of the universities and building new ones ...

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History of Education in Ghana III

AFTER INDEPENDENCE ERA First, the Act established Local Education Authorities within Local Authorities and entrusted them with the responsibility. The second important feature of the 1961 Act was the fact that it made education compulsory. Section 2(1) states that: “Every child who has attained the school-going age as determined by the Minister shall attend a course of instruction as laid ...

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History of Education in Ghana II

COLONIAL ERA It was in accordance with the spirit of the bond that Governor Hill proposed his 1852 Ordinance. This recommended that a poll tax be imposed to finance the general improvement of the territories—including the provision of education that could lead to the establishment of a better educated class of African. Following the consolidation of the coastal region as ...

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History of Education in Ghana

Introduction Ghana is endowed with a good education system. a statement made by BBC News Monitoring Department. The History of education in Ghana dates back to 1592. Over the centuries education has had different goals, from spreading the Gospel to creating an elite group to run the colony. After Ghana gained its independence in 1957 the education system, then modelled ...

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University students congratulate ‘competent’ Nana Addo

The University Students’ Association of Ghana (USAG) has issued a statement to congratulate Ghana’s President-elect Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on his “hard-earned victory”. Signed by its president, Henry Boakye, the statement also congratulated the “honoured men and women who have been elected as Members of Parliament”. It congratulated its members “for vehemently voting a competent leader to steer the affairs ...

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GIMPA graduates urged to impact knowledge

Professor Stephen Adams, Acting Rector of Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), has admonished graduates of Public Sector Management Training Programme (PSMTP) to impact the knowledge gained to improve administration in the public sector. He urged them to harness and integrate their skills to be change ambassadors as far as reforms in the public sector was concerned. Prof ...

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Data Link Institute signs agreement with Chinese university

Data Link Institute (DLI) has signed a deal with Jiangsu University of Science and Technology (JUST) in China to run Bachelor and Master of Science Computer Science programmes relevant to industry. The agreement formed part of the Institute’s commitment to deliver quality tertiary education in the country and contribute to building strong human resource faculty of the nation for accelerated ...

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Stakeholders of KOSS to meet over student riots

Stakeholders of Konongo Odumase Senior High School are to meet on Saturday to determine the fate of students whose demonstration against the school’s authorities led to its closure. The meeting, according to the chairman of Board of Governors of the school, Dr Yaw Amakye, would discuss among other things, the next line of action following threats by the students to ...

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Webster University holds lecture in Ghana

The Ghana Campus of the Webster University has held a public lecture in Accra in relation to the role of the media in Africa. The lecture which was on the theme “Africa in the Eyes of the World and the Role of the Media” was aimed at recognizing the emergence of the new Africa. It also explored the huge opportunity ...

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Critical thinking must be taught at JHS – Edward Mahama

Students at the Junior High Schools will begin studying critical thinking as a subject under a People’s National Convention (PNC) government led by its presidential candidate, Edward Mahama. Dr. Mahama who is seeking to be president on December 7 said this at the GBC/NCCE Presidential debates held in Accra today, Wednesday. Touching on what his government would do to improve ...

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