Schools to reopen mid-January 2021

Schools in Ghana will return to full academic work beginning mid-January 2021, sources within government have told Graphic Online. The major decision, the outcome of Wednesday’s cabinet meeting chaired by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, is expected to be announced soon. The exact resumption date is unclear yet but the sources say it could be […]

GES expels 14 SHS students over indiscipline

A total of fourteen (14) students have been dismissed by the Ghana Education Service (GES) for acts of indiscipline in the ongoing West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE). A statement issued by the Service and signed by the Director-General, Professor Akwasi Opoku-Amankwa said the affected students are also barred from writing their remaining papers […]

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, […]