STEM education will eliminate ‘chew and pour’ among SHS students – Dr Kwame Amankrah

The Ashanti Regional Director of Education has opined that the introduction of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in Ghana’s education system could eliminate the ‘chew and pour’ phenomenon among students. Dr William Kwame Amankrah said STEM sought to expose students to practical ways of solving problems, thereby, moving students away from memorising their […]

Otumfuo secures US scholarships for Ghanaians

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has secured a scholarship package for Ghanaian students to study at the prestigious University of Memphis, Tennessee, in the United States of America (USA). Under the deal, qualified Ghanaian students will travel to Memphis University to undertake their undergraduate, master’s and PhD. Up to 70 per cent of the […]

Science, technology and innovation to drive all sectors of the Ghanaian economy-President Akufo-Addo

The President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the thrust of his Government’s policy towards national development rests on ensuring that science, technology and innovation drive all sectors of the economy. In order to achieve this objective, President Akufo-Addo explained that sectoral policies, programmes and strategies are being implemented on the basis of the overall National […]

Government pledges 1% GDP to support Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics education

The Minister of Environment, Science, Technology and Innovation, Prof. Kwabena Frimpong-Boateng, has announced that government has pledged a minimum of one percent of Gross Domestic product (GDP) towards the promotion of research and development expenditure of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education in the country. He said in many advanced countries, conservative estimates have […]