Nkwatia Presby SHS Assistant Headmaster relieved of duties for assaulting student

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has strongly criticized the reported assault of a student by the Assistant Headmaster (Academics) of Nkwatia Presby Senior High School (SHS). Photographs and videos of the student’s heavily bruised face have been widely circulated on social media generating widespread outrage. Expressing deep concern, the GES has released a statement denouncing […]

Curbing indiscipline in SHSs: Scrap boarding system – Educationists propose

Two educationists have proposed the scrapping of the boarding system as a major step in curbing indiscipline in senior high schools (SHSs). A former Rector of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), Professor Stephen Adei, and a former Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, contend that the rationale for […]

Government pays GH¢55million to WAEC for BECE and WASSCE examinations

The West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) has received a sum of GH¢55 million from the government to facilitate the organization of this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and the West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE).  This confirmation was made by Ms. Winifred Ampiaw, the Public Relations Officer of WAEC, during an interview with […]

SHS freshers to report February 20

All qualified Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates who are being placed into senior high schools (SHSs) and technical and vocational institutions are expected to report to school on February 20, 2023. This is part of the timetable the Ghana Education Service (GES) has released for the academic year for all SHSs and also basic […]

Teacher unions, Labour Ministry to conclude meeting over acting GES Director-General’s appointment

The three teacher unions and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations is meeting today to conclude their meeting over the industrial action embarked upon as a result of the government’s failure to terminate the appointment of Dr Eric Nkansah as the acting Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES). This is after they […]