Education

Lancaster University develops model of eco-innovation

Lancaster University has developed an award-winning model of eco-innovation, where academics and research students work with businesses to develop innovative products, toolkits and services with a positive environmental benefit. The eco-innovation in Africa will offer new business opportunities and sustainable, equitable growth, more efficient or responsible use of natural resources, a low carbon economy in all sectors and reduce impacts ...

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Ho Technical University matriculates students

The Ho Technical University has matriculated 974 students comprising 668 males and 306 females. They pursued various programmes in Bachelor in Technology, Higher National Diploma and non-tertiary courses. Professor Emmanuel Sakyi, Acting Vice-Chancellor, said the HTU was a brand, and asked the students to count themselves blessed to be the pioneering students. He asked them to be good ambassadors and ...

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Gov’t Catches 4,000 Ghosts Teachers

About 4000 ghost names have been removed from the government payroll system. These names, had been captured as teachers in the government schools nationwide. The Minister of Finance, Seth Terkper, revealed this when he touted government’s achievement in drastically reducing ghost names on Ghana’s payroll system on the Citi Breakfast Show on Friday. He attributed the success to a number ...

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December 7 not holiday – GES to schools

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has denied speculations December 7 has been declared a public holiday due to the country’s general elections. A statement issued by the Service on Friday said, all schools and educational workers must work on the election day. “It is to be noted that Wedenesday, 7th December, 2016 is not a holiday, therefore all teachers, students ...

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Konongo-Odumase SHS students want headmistress sacked

Students of Konongo Odumase Senior High School in the Ashanti Region are demanding the immediate dismissal of their headmistress, Comfort Odehe who they accuse of illegally transferring some ten teachers of the school. The students say, the headmistress’ action was a deliberate attempt to prevent the teachers from fighting a sodomy case in the school. Kwame Amponsah, a reporter with ...

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Ho Technical University matriculates first batch of students

The Ho Technical University (HTU) has matriculated its foundation students numbering 974 students. comprising 668 males and 306 females. The students comprised 668 males and 306 females. They pursued various programmes in Bachelor in Technology, Higher National Diploma and non-tertiary courses. Professor Emmanuel Sakyi, acting Vice-Chancellor, said the HTU was a brand and asked the students to count themselves blessed ...

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Presbyterian University Graduates 661 Students

661 students have graduated from the Presbyterian University College, Ghana (PUCG) for the year 2016 at a ceremony at its Okwahu Campus. The University which is accredited to the National Accreditation Board is affiliated to University of Ghana, University of Cape Coast and the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. The students who graduated from the following degree programmes: ...

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Adopt positive attitude towards entrepreneurship – Prof. Offei

Students have been challenged to embrace change, develop positive attitudes towards entrepreneurship and improve upon their communication skills in order to meet changing market demands. “Current job market requires extra creativity and innovation in addition to the higher educational knowledge, to make a difference and ensure change,” the Pro.Vice- Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs, Professor Kwame Offei has said. He ...

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Gov’t interference accounts for poor ranking of varsities – UTAG

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has said that government’s persistent interference in the operations of universities affect their performances in world rankings. President Mahama, in an evening encounter on GTV stated last week that until universities generates their own monies to pay lecturers and other staff, government cannot grant it full autonomy. But in an exclusive interview with ...

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GIMPA, UG students named winners of Youth Manifesto competition

A 20-year old student of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), and two others from the University of Ghana, both 22, have emerged winners in the 2016 ‘Voices of Our Generation Essay Competition’ this year. Gideon Gabor, 20, from GIMPA, had the overall best essay. Shafic Osman, 22, and Naana Darku Yeboah, both from the University of ...

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