After two parents conspired to attack a female teacher at the school, Ejisu-Besease M/A Junior High School in the Ejisu Municipality of the Ashanti Region was shut down by education officials. Ms. Serwaa Ampofo angered the two women when she chopped through a from two students' hair because she had excessive hair.
As part of government commitment to promoting the well-being of the Ghanaian citizens, especially for the future generations, it undertood the initiative of the one teacher per one laptop policy with the view to enabling teachers in their research to help our beloved pupils across all board under GES.
Several basic School teachers within the Country has expressed dismay with how government is treating teachers at the basic and Junior high school levels, per checks in the senior high schools, form teachers are payed Responsibility allowance which is 10% of their basic salary, checks revealed that only senior high school teachers can access the allowance which places the Teacher at the rank "Principal Supt.
A small community in the Nadowli Kaleo District called Serekpere is mourning after lightening killed four residents. The deceased included a teenager who was a student in JHS 1. Interestingly, the bodies of the dead were left untouched as they waited for Fetish Priests and Mallams to perform rituals.
It is time we put politics aside and look at the wholesale promotion of students in this country. In short, the Free SHS students, seems to have been over pampered and this seems lot and that's why they are behaving like that. Even some of the JHS 3 students don't go to school, after government has paid their BECE registration for them.
Junior high school student who is in form two has been arrested for defiling four years old girl in the Eastern region. Eric is 18 years old boy and also a student in Aterkpulu JHS. According to the father of the victim who is a teacher in the school live with the boy in the same community.
The Chief of Njau a suburb of Nsawkaw in the Tain District - Bono Region Nana Anokone Sarpong Kumankoma, has bitterly expressed his worry over an alarming spate of teenage Pregnancy menace in the town. Nana Anokone who is also the 'Kyidom hene' of Nsawkaw Traditional Council has blamed the phenomenon on parents and the broken discipline among the youths.
Another Basic Education Certificate Examination is just around the corner as the final year students of all basic schools in the country are burning the midnight candles in their preparation towards their final exams in their basic education. This year's b.e.c.e. is scheduled to be written in the month of October.
Examinations of Basic Schools Started two weeks ago and per directive of the Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, Director General of Ghana Education Service, teachers and Management of Various Basic Schools in the Country should use manual mode of conducting exams without charging exam fees, he instructed that the Regional and District Directors should ensure the directive is followed.
Sad information reaching Kessben Breaking News indicates that a final year student who is yet to write the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) has met his untimely death at Juaso in the Ashanti Region. According to the Kessben news reporter nicknamed Multipee, the final-year junior high school (JHS) student was riding a bicycle with his friend on board on Sunday evening, July 31, 2022.
In this era of digitalisation, ICT integration has become an integral part of almost every aspect of our human endeavours. As such the education sector has not been left out. There have been several efforts by stakeholders to support both teachers and learners to be able to come into term with the key concepts of the ICT world.
Unlike the Junior High Schools, the Senior High Schools are different in so many ways. In JHS students would learn the same subjects all together, whereas students in SHS individually offer different courses and study different subjects. Though, both the Junior High and Senior High study all four core subjects.
It is students who are normally given lashes by their teachers when they go wrong. This is because students are the primary, and JHS and SHS are normally younger than their teachers and they take the teachers as their parents. However, it is normally odd when a master decides to cane his workers instead of giving them other punishments.
John Awanako Achanweni was found guilty of raping and impregnating his own daughter and was given a 10-year prison sentence with hard labor by the Bolgatanga Circuit Court in the Upper East Region on July 6, 2022. The father, a 42-year-old Doba native in the Kassena-Nankana Municipality, routinely sexually assaulted his 16-year-old daughter (name withheld), a Junior High School (JHS) 3 student.
Bomso Community has secured a place in the 2022 edition of the Otumfuo Community Reading Challenge (OCRC). It will be represented by Rosemary Osei Hayford, a student of the Bomso M/A JHS. She is 15 years old. Rosemary won the bidding to represent her community in a keen contest with several community members.
I’m still in school, but I have lost interest in the course; I want to focus on acting - Lady reveal
Actress and student of the Ghana Institute of Journalism, Sabina Dzifa, has stated that her childhood dream was to become a journalist, but recently lost interest after enrolling in the institute. In a chat on SVTV Africa, Sabina indicated that her focus shifted from journalism in high school when she began acting in school plays.
Parent -Teacher Association (PTA) has appealed to teachers union to consider the final year students and restrain the Strike. Both JHS and SHS candidates have been affected by the strike and during the COVID-19 pandemic lock down in 2020 also affected them. But due to failure of government to pay 20% Cost of Living Allowance COLA to teachers to meet the economic hardship has resulted indefinite strike nationwide.
In recent times, there have been contemplations on whether the final examination for senior high school and junior high schools will come off based on matters rising arise from lack of requisite funds needed for the commencement of the annual examination held across the country. At the moment, issues have been resolved and a solution for the recent menace has been found leading to an assurance on the possibility of the examination being written during the latter parts of the year as expected.
Nicholas Omane Acheampong hits the nail right on the free SHS Policy when he was interviewed today on Okay FM. He explained that he completed JHS in the year 1997 at Adansi Akrokerri R/C JSS now St. Hubert R/C Basic School. He said he was among three boys who topped the school's BECE performance for that year with aggregate 17.
Twitter has been left with full discussion once again after a user shared the full list of the items needed urgently by his younger brother to his family as he comes homes to visit them. According to the user, the younger brother who is a JHS boarding school student made sure that he adds all the items he forgot in his last visit and the items he missed at home as well.