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EDUCATION

Private school teachers set to receive laptops from government.

The government’s one-teacher one-laptop computer initiative designed to equip teachers with information communication technology (ICT) skills to improve teaching and learning outcomes would be expanded to cover private school teachers. Deputy Education Minister, the Reverend John Ntim, said this would be done as resources became available.

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Private school teachers set to receive laptops from government.

EDUCATION

Ghana Parliament: Put Measures To Avoid BECE Leakages (WAEC)

The Parliament of Ghana following the upcoming 2021 BECE for School has tasked the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to put effective mechanisms and measures in place to avoid cases of exam questions leakages. The directive comes after the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education engaged some stakeholders in the education sector including Africa Education Watch on Thursday 21 October 2021 to discuss the leakages of annual WASSCE and BECE questions.

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Ghana Parliament: Put Measures To Avoid BECE Leakages (WAEC)

POLITICS

All these groups were vocal under John Mahama, but have been put into silence mode under Nana Addo

In Ghana, we were taught not to talk whiles eating; and so he who has eaten… and is belly full does not talk much. Ghana under the leadership of President Nana Akuffo Addo and Dr. Mahamudu has been faced with several challenges, mostly youth unemployment, Poor Educational System, increased armed robbery, poor health delivery, Poor Infrastructure, Electrical Power Problems, Agricultural Challenges, lack of portable water in the northern parts of Ghana, and in most villages and towns across the country, and many more.

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All these groups were vocal under John Mahama, but have been put into silence mode under Nana Addo

SOCIETY

Ashanti Regional Chairman of Concerned Teachers, Not Suspended. This Is Why

There is a publication in circulation on social media platforms that the Ashanti Regional Chairman of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH), Mr. Kingsley Ayimadu, has been suspended by the National Executive Council (NEC). Interesting to note about the false publication is that it did not state the reasons for his suspension, the locus of body that took the decision and on top of it, lacked any signatory.

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Ashanti Regional Chairman of Concerned Teachers, Not Suspended. This Is Why

EDUCATION

Verify and confirm this information by close of work today, Thursday, 7th October, 2021 - GES

The Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service are committed to raising the standards of education, especially in our basic schools in the country. This has inspired the Honourable Osei Yaw Adutwum-led Ministry to come up with the National Standardised Test for Basic Stage four (BS 4) pupils throughout the country.

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Verify and confirm this information by close of work today, Thursday, 7th October, 2021 - GES

SPAM

Ghana News Headlines for Today, TUESDAY, 12TH OCTOBER, 2021.

General news headlines *Abura Dunkwa Gov't Hospital staff found hanging in room *Council of State member Atikpo delighted with creation of Guan District *Mahama Ayariga 'grateful' to Special Prosecutor for dropping case. *She’s a great mother - Tiwa Savage’s ex-husband comments on sex tape exposé

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Ghana News Headlines for Today, TUESDAY, 12TH OCTOBER, 2021.

EDUCATION

Afenyo-Markin Congratulates His Constituent For Emerging As The Overall National Best Teacher 2021

The Member of Parliament for Effutu Constituency and Deputy Majority Leader of the ruling New Patriotic Party (NPP), Hon Alexander Kwamina Afenyo-Markin has taken unto his official Facebook to congratulate Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Otoo. Mr. Ebenezer Kojo Otoo is a Ceramics and General Knowledge in Art Teacher at the Winneba Senior High Secondary School (SHS).

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Afenyo-Markin Congratulates His Constituent For Emerging As The Overall National Best Teacher 2021

EDUCATION

NUGS Officially Petition Speaker Of Parliament To Probe Into This Issue

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has petitioned the Speaker of Parliament, Alban S. Kingsford Bagbin to investigate the mass failure recorded in the law entrance examination conducted by the Ghana Legal Council (GLC). NUGS appeal comes after GLC, unlike previously where students who hit the 50% pass mark are qualified for admission said students this year must obtain at least 50% in each of the two sections in the exams to be eligible for enrollment.

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NUGS Officially Petition Speaker Of Parliament To Probe Into This Issue

EDUCATION

WAEC Maths questions and answers: WAEC reveal 2021 WASSCE General Mathematics paper leak

West Africa Examination Council [WAEC] don threaten to take action against schools wey get hand for examination malpractice across Ghana. WAEC say dem discover General Mathematics and English Language papers leak on social media. "Cheating" social media groups be dey in full swing prior to de conduct of de Mathematics (Elective) and English Language Papers on 9th and 13th September, 2021 respectively."

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WAEC Maths questions and answers: WAEC reveal 2021 WASSCE General Mathematics paper leak

POLITICS

JM Openly Apologizes To Council Of Churches In Eastern Region (Video)

Ghana is globally recognized as a beacon of Africa's democracy and peace. The name of the country has over the years shot over the clouds due to the enviable nature of peace and tolerance. From the conduct of elections and equality, the country continues to luster at the global stage.

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JM Openly Apologizes To Council Of Churches In Eastern Region (Video)

JUSTICE

Is LGBT activity the only threat to Ghana and her culture?

There have been moves initiated by some Members of Parliament to stifle the activities Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT) Community in Ghana. However, the Anti LGBT propasal laid before the August House ( Parliament) has received strong criticism from prominent people like Legal Practioner, Akoto Ampaw.

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Is LGBT activity the only threat to Ghana and her culture?

EDUCATION

Just In: GES suspends newly qualified Teacher's portfolio assessment

The Ghana Education Service has just released a notice to the public concerning teacher licensure examination. In the notice, the Ghana education service wants to bring to the attention of the public that; "The National Teaching Council wishes to bring to the notice of all the 2020/2021 Newly Qualified Teachers that after extensive engagements with the executives of the Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana (TTAG), the Council has decided to suspend the Portfolio Assessment for the 2020/2021 batch of NQTs who are about to complete their national service.

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Just In: GES suspends newly qualified Teacher's portfolio assessment

EDUCATION

Teachers To Undergo Portfolio & Development Assessment When Recruited — NTC

The National Teaching Council (NTC) has revealed that teachers who will be recruited after 2020/2021 batch will undergo Portfolio Development and Assessment when they are employed into the Ghana Education Service as teachers. In service teachers are however exempted from this assessment. In addition to that, teachers with provisional license will be recommended for recruitment by the NTC before they can be employed by GES into the various public schools in Ghana.

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Teachers To Undergo Portfolio & Development Assessment When Recruited — NTC

POLITICS

Govt under intense pressure to take tougher stand against LGBTI+

The government of Ghana has come under intense pressure from the Christian community to take a tougher stand against lesbian, gay, bisexual and intersex (LGBTI+) practice. They are demanding that it moved quickly to outlaw what they see as evil and unacceptable sexual behaviour. A joint statement by the Christian Council and the Pentecostal and Charismatic Council Parliament should act with speed to pass the "Proper Human Sexual Rights and Ghana Family Values Bill" to protect the nation from the corrupt and moral decadence of same sex union.

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Govt under intense pressure to take tougher stand against LGBTI+

RELIGION

Mammoth Of Church Leaders From All Around Ghana Storm Parliament To Support Anti-LGBTQ

Mammoth of religious leaders from both Islam and Christianity today stormed Parliament to support the ANTI-LGBTQ bill. This morning, the member of parliament for Ningo Prampram Constituency who together with seven other MPs championing the passage of the bill revealed that he was pleasantly surprised by a call from the General Secretary of the Church of Pentecost.

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Mammoth Of Church Leaders From All Around Ghana Storm Parliament To Support Anti-LGBTQ

EDUCATION

Teacher Unions Give Final Deadline For Nationwide Strike If The Gov't Fails To Do These

The three major teacher unions have hinted that they will embark on a nationwide strike action if the government fails to meet their concerns by November 17, 2021. Speaking in an interview with Campus Exclusive, Mr. Frank Gyegye, the Communication Director of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers-Ghana (CCT-GH) indicated the government has been given up to November 17 to honor his part of the agreement.

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Teacher Unions Give Final Deadline For Nationwide Strike If The Gov't Fails To Do These

EDUCATION

NUGS Petition Parliament Over Ghana School Of Law Exams Scores.

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) has petition Parliament to order the General Legal Council (GLC) to provide raw scores of Ghana School of Law entrance exams for 2020 and 2021. According to the union, its checks show that the number of students who passed the 2021 examinations stands at 1,289 and not 790 as the General Legal Council’s new regulations make it.

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NUGS Petition Parliament Over Ghana School Of Law Exams Scores.

EDUCATION

NaCCA Contributes to the Falling Standards in Education – AfFED

The African Foundation for Educational Development (AFFED) has accused the National Council of Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA) of contributing woefully to the falling standards in Ghana’s Education System. In a statement issued by AfFED on the 9th of September 2021, and signed by its Executive Director, Kwame Adade, the Education Think Tank said the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment has failed woefully in its core mandate and mission to raise the quality of education at the Pre- tertiary level in Ghana.

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NaCCA Contributes to the Falling Standards in Education – AfFED

EDUCATION

Happy World Teachers Day;Check Out Some Moments We Miss About Our Teachers

This article is not meant for advertisement but rather to enlighten people about some facts about teachers that will make you enjoy being part of teaching. Before you start reading this article press on the top right corner of the page to follow to get updated on each new and trending news across the globe.

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Happy World Teachers Day;Check Out Some Moments We Miss About Our Teachers

JUSTICE

LGBTQ:Religious Leaders storm Parliament against LGBTQ

Various religious organization in Ghana have jointly presented memos to Parliament in support of the Bill against LGBTQ. The memo which contains over 15,000 signatures from religious institution forms part of move by religious institution to nib the canker of LBTQ activities in the bud. Leadership of the Church of Pentecost, The Methodist Church Ghana, The Apostolic Church Ghana, The Christian Council of Ghana, the Ghana Pentecostal and Charismatic Council, the National Association of Charismatic and Christian Churches amongst other Clergymen and women,the Catholic Bishops Conference, the Assemblies of God Ghana, The Ashaiman Muslim Community and the Islamic Council of Ghana are the religious institution who have petitioned Parliament with the memos.

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LGBTQ:Religious Leaders storm Parliament against LGBTQ