Education

Schools not fully churning out what industries need – Mahama admits

President John Mahama has reiterated the need for tertiary institutions to double up their efforts to produce marketable people that meet the needs of industries. He observed that in tertiary institutions, especially at the universities, people are “concentrated on saturated courses” like the humanities, with less interest in technical courses. President Mahama was sharing his thought at a presidential debate ...

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Over 8,000 teachers graduate from UEW

A total number of 8, 578 students have graduated from the University of Education in Winneba(UEW). There were 927 postgraduate students, 4,789 Bachelor of Education students; 2,779 and 83 Diploma and certificate awards, respectively. Addressing the 21st congregation of the University of Education over the weekend, the Vice-Chancellor Professor Mawutor Avoke revealed the University of Education Winneba intends to introduce ...

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GTUC graduates 1,300 students

The Ghana Technology University College (GTUC) has graduated a total of 1,300 students at its 15th Congregation held over the weekend. The number comprised of 138 postgraduate students and 1,162 undergraduates. President of GTUC, Dr Osei K. Darkwa speaking at the ceremony advised the graduates to put to good use the knowledge they acquired at the university. “We believe your ...

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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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