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President Akufo-Addo announces massive infrastructural development for SHSs

Sunyani, May 20, GNA – President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo on Sunday announced that Senior High Schools (SHSs) in the country are going to benefit from massive infrastructural development by the close of the year. He said procurement processes were on-going for the government to supply 70,000 mono-desks whilst 42 community SHSs would be upgraded […]

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Universities asked to introduce orientation programmes for SHS students

Accra, May 19, GNA – Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, a Deputy Minister of Education in-charge of Basic and Secondary Education, has asked the nation’s universities to introduce orientation programmes for senior high school (SHS) students to prepare them for tertiary education. He noted that implementing such policies would enable SHS students, particularly those from less […]

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Catholic University to raise GHc200 million for an Endowment Fund

Accra, May 20, GNA-The Catholic Bishops’ Conference and the Governing Council of the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG) are spearheading the establishment of an Endowment Fund that will enable the University secure a Presidential Charter. They have targeted to raise GHC200 million towards the establishment of the Fund in the next two years. Speaking […]

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Catholic University needs Presidential Charter – Vice Chancellor

Accra, May 20, GNA – Professor Daniels Kwabena Obeng-Ofori, Vice Chancellor of the Catholic University College of Ghana (CUCG), says the university needs to be granted a Presidential Charter, in order to improve upon its facilities. A Presidential Charter is the academic equivalent of a seal of approval, which testifies that a tertiary institution has […]

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‘Government plans to absorb cost of postgraduate training of doctors’

Accra, May 17, GNA- Mr Kwaku Agyeman-Manu, the Minister of Health, has given a hint of the Government’s intentions to soon announce the development of a new policy to absorb the cost of postgraduate training of doctors. He said presently the cost of postgraduate training at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons was borne […]

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UDS inaugurates Multi-media Centre for study of French

Wa, May 17, GNA – The French Learning Centre (FLC) of Wa campus of the University for Development Studies (UDS) has inaugurated a Multi-Media Centre to improve the teaching and learning of French. The Centre which contains a wide range of teaching and learning materials was established at the cost of 15,000 Euros, provided by […]

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Tullow provides 129 BECE candidates with science practical training

Agona Nkwanta (W/R), May 12, GNA – Tullow Oil Ghana has provided 129 eligible Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates with practical training in Science in the Sekondi-Takoradi Metropolis (STMA) as part of its investment in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education. The move aims at developing the critical human resources that can manage […]

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MOH launches new diploma course in Midwifery

Accra, May 9, GNA- Professional Nursing Assistant Clinical (NAC) and Nurse Assistant Preventive (NAP) would soon benefit from a top-up programme designed to upgrade their current certificate holding status into a Diploma in Midwifery.