The Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum has directed Universities to allow Graduates with Third Class and Pass to Offer Masters Programs in Their respective fields in Universities. He issued this recommendation on a radio station in the Central Region of Ghana before heading to the University of Cape Coast for a Program.
The political atmosphere has been tense for Godsbrain Smart, popularly called Captain Smart, ever since he left Angel Broadnetwork Network. He has also come under so much pressure from powers from above over his incessant attacks on top government officials. In reaction to calls that he is after money, Captain Smart has sent a strong message to his critics.
The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum has raised a concern about various graduates certificates in the universities. According to him, students who graduate with Third Class and also Pass must be allowed to offer masters degree in their respective fields. He made this revelation on one station in the Central region.
The various Primary Schools across the length and breadth of Ghana ends their second term academic calendar today. The GES academic calendar for the 2nd term in primary schools begun on May 5 2021 and ends today 6th August 2021. In all fourteen weeks (14) weeks were spent which is equivalent to three and half months.
Based on political historical trend in Ghana from 1992, governments in their second term in office ends up gaining the displeasure of Ghanaians and as such such, voted out when the political party in question seeks another term in office. Today, a netizen, who identified himself as one of the freshly graduated students in the first batch of the Free Senior High School policy, stormed the comment session of the Honorable Minister of Education Yaw Osei Adutwum.
Statements issued by the Education minister, has kept several talking with regards to graduate university admissions. The Founder of Educate Africa Institute, Mr. Boadi William has reacted to statements from the Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum who doubles as MP for Bosomtwi's call for Universities to allow graduates with Third Class and Pass into Post Graduate programs to Pursue them.
Parliament today, Monday, August 2, 2021 resumed sitting. Today is one of the most anticipated days in the sitting of the House. The house will see the laying of a proposed bill by some MPs to criminalize some practices of LGBTQ. Many had pressured Sam George and this got mouths wagging as to whether Sam George will indeed be in the House today.
Captain smart, as known by almost everyone in the country, has joined the Media General after he parted ways with the Angel Broadcasting Network. His work with the giant media company, Media General, will specifically be with Onua TV and FM where he has made his maiden appearance on Monday morning 7th June 2021.
In the first term of the Akufo Addo administration, he easily became the shining star amongst the galaxy of ministers assembled by the President to prosecute the New Patriotic Party (NPP) agenda. As the deputy education minister, Dr. Yaw Adutwum was admired by many Ghanaians, including elements from the opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC).
The public authority is ready to eliminate the twofold track framework in senior secondary schools across Ghana in the 2024-2025 scholarly year, Dr Yaw Adutwum, the Education Minister, has said. Toward the end of last year, William Akwasi Sabi, the then representative pastor of checking and assessment, disclosed to Asaase Radio that the public authority expected to eliminate the twofold track framework for SHSs inside two years.
The National Teaching Council is set to issue licenses to all in-service teachers across the country.The council in collaboration with the Ghana Education Service will launch the ardent teacher licensing programme on the 14th of May, 2021.This will take place at the Ministry of Education with the Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum as the special guest of honour.
"Please Tackle The Problem Of This SHS Having Their Dining Under Scorching Sun" -Manasseh To Adutwum
Reports from Bongo in the Upper East Region indicate that Senior High Students of Zorkor SHS has been going for dining in an open-scorching sun. This is as a result of the collapse of their dining hall, which is even a temporary structure raised some years back. According to the story, Former President John Dramani Mahama awarded a contract for a new one to be built during his regime but it has been abandoned by this current administration.
Dr. Yaw Adutwum, the Minister of Education, has warn Prof Naana Jane Opoku-Agyemang, John Dramani Mahama's running mate in the 2020 elections to becareful when discussing the Free SHS and its execution. Politicians, he claims, are their own worst enemies, and Prof Nanaa claim that students passed the WASSCE because they cheated is unfortunate.
This is the third day since an Accra High Court ruled that Achimota School has to accept 2 Rastafarian students who they had early been denied into the school for their dreadlocks. The 2 young boys refused to take off their dreads and backed by their parents sent the case to court.
There has been so much discuss about the education ministry. Many have applauded the President Akufo-Addo government for their implementation of the Free SHS programme. However, years after its implementation, lapses are beginning to show and this has raised eyebrows regarding the system. Many have argued that the education system in general needs to be revamped.
The Education Minister, Hon Dr. Yaw Adutwum has added his voice to the decision of the Achimota School going to appeal the ruling of the High court. According to him, the school cannot go and appeal unilaterally. He said it is not right for the board of the school to appeal this issue on their own.
The minister for education, Dr Yaw Adutwum has called on the governing board of the Achimota school to relax and stay "cool" until the appropriate directives are given to them from himself and the director general. The honourable minister said this when he talked about the news of Achimota School set to head to the appeals court to contest the ruling by the human rights court.
The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum, has said ending the current double-track policy in Senior High Schools will cost the nation GHC1.5 billion. Speaking at a press conference in Accra, the minister noted that the double-track policy was initiated due to the lack of infrastructure in many secondary schools occasioned by the free SHS policy.
For students taking the upcoming West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examinations, the Ghanaian government has purchased previous questions worth $34 million Ghana cedis. According to the Ministry of Education, this will assist pupils in their exam preparation. The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum, claimed in a speech to Parliament that the questions had been purchased for all pupils across the country.
A viral image on social media saw students enjoying a banned narcotic substance, making fun of billions of Cedis in spending on free SHS policy. At a news conference last week, the Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Adutwum claims that the government has spent over 7 billion Ghanaian cedis on the free SHS since the launch of the policy in 2017.