GES reviews policy on use of mobile phones in schools; says students can bring their phones, laptops and others

The Ghana Education Service (GES) will soon allow students the leeway to send their smart phones, laptops as well as other electronic gadgets to school. Deputy Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, speaking on ‘Beyond The Lockdown’ on JoyNews Sunday, and monitored by BestNewsGH.com said the GES was earnestly reviewing the policy which barred the use […]

Wa Municipal Director of Education dies a day after she was named to take over from Regional Director

The Wa Municipal Director of Education, Mrs. Theresa Ninang Sung-aabo has passed on, BestNewsGH.com can report. BestNewsGH.com can confirm that Mrs. Sung-aabo passed on, in the evening of Thursday, February 13, 2020 at the Korlebu Teaching Hospital where she was undergoing treatment for an unknown ailment . Her passing comes a day after she was […]

Call off the strike and return to the classroom immediately-NLC orders teachers

The National Labour Commission (NLC) has asked striking teachers to call off their ongoing strike. It follows a mediation meeting with the teacher unions, Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education and other stakeholders in the employment industry. The National Association of Graduate Teachers, the Ghana National Association of Teachers, and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers, […]

GES recruits 14,500 teachers across Ghana

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has recruited 14,500 new teachers for basic schools across the country. The teachers, from the 46 colleges of education, completed their studies in 2018 and did the one-year mandatory national service. The Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, who made this known in an interview with the Daily Graphic […]

National Chief Imam calls for drop of ‘satanic’ sex education programme

The National Chief Imam Sheikh Dr. Osmanu Nuhu Sharubutu has described the controversial Comprehensive Sexuality Education curriculum. According to him, Islamic teachings do not tolerate the exposure of children below age 10 to sex education. “We would like to state unequivocally that the Islamic Community does not accept any form of educating minors and pupils […]