Education

GIMPA alumni to build $10m hostel for school

A 600-BED capacity students’ hostel facility is to be constructed at the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA) in Accra, by the GIMPA Alumni Association. Work on the $10 million project is scheduled to start in February 2017, and will be completed after two years. The President of the GIMPA Alumni Association, Mr Norman Yemetey Tetteh, made this ...

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Bolgatanga SHS wins 2016 NHIS Quiz competition

The Bolgatanga Senior High School (BIG BOSS) in the Upper East Region, on Sunday emerged winners in the finals of the ‘What Do You Know’ Quiz Competition on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS). They beat three other participating schools to become champions of the 2016 edition of the ‘NHIS Quiz Competition.’ The school put up a forceful performance as ...

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Association of African Universities hails Ghana

The Association of African Universities (AAU) has hailed Ghana for generously providing it with a new ultramodern two-storey Secretariat building. Professor Etienne Ehouan Ehile, the AAU Secretary-General, said Ghana was one of the key countries on the continent which continue to strongly promote the advancement of higher education, which was worth recognising. He said the new ultramodern AAU Secretariat, located ...

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UDS graduates 3,712 students

The University for Development Studies (UDS) has graduated 3,712 students at its 17 congregation. The graduands pursued various courses at the Tamale city, Nyankpala, Wa and Navrongo campuses. They were awarded Diploma and Degree certificates from the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, the Graduate School, School of Business and Law, Faculty of Integrated Development Studies, Faculty of Agribusiness and ...

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GH¢1.5 M Research Fund For TTU

Takoradi Technical University (TTU) has established a Research, Innovation and Development Fund (RIDF) to encourage research and innovation to spur the socio-economic development of the country. The GH₵1.5million fund seeks to provide opportunity for skills development, innovations, applied research and publication of research findings. The RIDF will help researchers link up with industry to develop applications that will facilitate the ...

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Kufuor, four others honoured by UG Alumni Association

Former president , John Agyekum Kufuor and four other prominent Ghanaians have been honoured by the University of Ghana Alumni Association. At the 28th Alumni Lecture on Thursday, Professor Akilagpa Sawyerr, former Vice Chancellor of the University of Ghana (UG), Emerita Professor Mary Esther Kropp Dakubu, former Director of the Language Centre, UG, Professor John Owusu Gyapong, the former Pro-Vice ...

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Gov’t releases allowances for nursing trainees

Government has announced the release of allowances for nursing trainees in all government assisted colleges. This was disclosed by deputy Health Minister, Dr Victor Bampoe, during an interaction with students at the Atibie Midwifery and Nursing Training College at Atibie in the Kwahu South district of the Eastern region Thursday. Dr Bampoe whose announcement was received with deafening cheers from ...

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Ghana’s educational system requires regular review – Kufour

A former President of Ghana, John Kufour has called for a regular review of Ghana’s educational system to ensure that it churns out graduates who are analytical and better understand the world. According to him, producing graduates with numeracy and literacy skills was not enough to develop the country. Speaking at event on leadership and the future of Africa at ...

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Ghanasco school bus, Headmistress’ car seized over debt

A court in Tamale in the Northern region has confiscated a student bus and the official vehicle of the headmistress of the Ghana Senior High School (Ghanasco) after the Ghana Education Service failed to pay up the salary arrears of a former headmaster of the school. The late Lionel Mahama, headed the school circa 1997, dragged the Ghana Education Service ...

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Mangoase SHS students sleep in darkness over debt «

Mangoase Senior High School in the Eastern Region have been in total darkness for the past weeks due to the inability of the school authority to service utility bills to the tune of about GH¢30,000.00. Assistant Headmaster of the school, Mr. Norga told Adom News students are unable to attend night prep to study because of the absence of power ...

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