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Teacher absenteeism in Ghana reduced from 30 to 9 percent

Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said prudent measures implemented has reaped a massive outcome by reducing the rate of absenteeism...

Minister cuts sod for commencement of major construction projects at UPSA

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education, has cut the sod for the commencement of work on a 10-storey multipurpose twin towers and two...

School project in honour of former President Kufuor takes off

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has cut the sod for work to commence on a state-of-the-art Senior High and Technical School at Dabaa in...

Ghana ready for African Innovation Summit

Ghana is poised to host the Ninth African Innovation Summit to start on Tuesday, December 3, at the Movenpick Ambassador Hotel, in Accra. The...

Vocational and Technical Education would be first choice academic path – Minister

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education says government is working hard to ensure that Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) gains...

Siemens Ghana pledges to work with government on STEM agenda

Siemens Ghana has paid a courtesy call on the Minister of Education with a pledge to work with government to champion the Science, Technology,...

Initiate reading policy to scale up reading – African governments urged

The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has urged African governments to develop a comprehensive reading policy that will scale up interest in...
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Free SHS: Nana Addo deserves an apology – NAPO to NDC

The Minister of Education, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh, wants the National Democratic Congress (NDC) to apologise to Ghanaians for initially chastising the Free Senior...

No PhD, No Job Policy: Hostile And Unachievable – Lecturer

The Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh recently announced that if a lecturer has no PhD, he or she cannot teach in any...

NUGS Condemns Attack On KNUST Students

The National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS), has issued a statement to the attack on KNUST students today. They are however, calling on President Nana...
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Ghana’s inclusive education policy suffering due to teachers bad attitudes

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, Minister of Education has said that negative attitudes from mainstream teachers and pupils towards children with special needs inhibit the...

Namibia’s Education Minister makes first High Court appearance

Namibia's Minister of Education, Arts and Culture, Katrina Hanse-Himarwa, who was implicated on allegations of allocating houses to her relatives, made her first appearance...

Government on course to achieving Free SHS Objectives

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, on Thursday said the Government has strictly followed the guidelines issued for the implementation of the...

Ghana gov’t, WAEC agree to start WASSCE in May

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said the Government has agreed with the West African Examination Council (WAEC) not to start...
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Student enrollment improves under Free SHS policy

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has said 358,205 students have been enrolled under the Free Senior High School Policy as of...

Education demands contribution of all stakeholders

Professor Jonathan Fletcher, the Dean of the School of Education and Leadership at the University of Ghana, has said all stakeholders in education have...

Technical universities reminded to resolve outstanding transitional issues

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, has reminded all technical universities of the need to resolve all the outstanding transitional issues to...

Ghana gov’t recognise capacity of creative arts industry

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education, says government recognises the capacity of the film, television, and the creative arts industry to generate...

Ghana’s first lady leads delegation of women entrepreneurs to China

The First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has arrived in Beijing, China for an eight-day official visit. She was met on arrival by Ghana’s Ambassador to...

Ministry of Education Receive Clearance To Recruit

The Ministry of Education (MOE) has received clearance from the Government of Ghana to replace, recruit and reappoint more than 22,000 personnel of different...
students and Mr David Nyaogbe, Co-Founder of the Ghana Society for the Protection and Care of Animals during the education session at Agbogba

Stakeholders Explore The Power Of Mobile Phones For Education

More than 200 experts from Ghana and six other countries on Wednesday converged in Accra for a two-day WorldReader fourth West Africa Digital Reading...

Turkey Working Harder To Deepen Partnership With Ghana

Turkey has pledged her commitment towards helping Ghana improve her education sector by awarding more than 50 scholarships to Ghanaian students every year to...

Technical, Vocational Education Not Up To Standard -Sector Minister

Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh, the Minister of Education has challenged regulatory bodies in the education sector to contribute their quota towards the delivery of...
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Minister Calls For Collective Effort Towards Achieving SDGs

She said in as much as the country tried to fit into global standards of education, it had to craft and determine its own...
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National Summit To Address Future Of Tertiary Education Opens

The Summit would also propose an implementation framework, and to also provide input into the current efforts at developing a long-term national development plan...

Education Minister checks educational materials for schools

This, she said, calls for a critical scrutiny of the teaching and learning materials used, teacher education, the syllabus, and look at education as...
A student reacts as others test the new school net program at Minilik high school after the launching ceremony in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Oct. 9, 2015. Ethiopia on Friday launched a school net system by china's leading telecom company Huawei in Ethiopia's capital. The system connects 64 high schools and one university collage to share resources and make educational exchange. (Xinhua/Michael Tewelde)

This Madness Called Post-Utme!

Sometime in 2005, University admission seekers received perhaps the most shocking news of their lives. The then Minister of Education, Mrs. Chinwe Obaji, introduced...

Reasons Why Many People Want The Post-UMTE Retained

We must of necessity at some point collectively agree to break tradition and the tradition I speak of in this instance is the penchant...
minister of education Prof. Jane Naana Opoku Agyeman

Education Minister Inaugurates 7 Councils Of Colleges

The seven Councils, who constitute important decision making bodies in their respective Colleges, would add up to 28 similar institutions that were inaugurated by...

Education Minister Inspects WASSCE Exams Centres

This year’s West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) has begun with a total of 274,255 candidates sitting for the examination. The candidates comprising 141,...