No public University to write online exam – Education Minister

After weeks of agitations and uncertainties surrounding the mode of assessment of students, particularly at the university level, the matter seems to have been put to rest after the Education Minister suggested there will be no exams for public institutions in the country. Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh acknowledged the concerns with access to the internet and […]

GES directs closure of basic schools in Sunyani as late Queen’s funeral takes off

All basic schools in the Sunyani Municipality would be closed from Thursday, February 27 to Friday, February 28, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed. This implies that pupils and students in both public and private basic schools in the Municipality will not go to school. According to the GES, the directive had become necessary because […]

Final year JHS students commence BECE today

A total of 517,332 final-year junior high school (JHS) students will today June 10 start this year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE). They comprise 263,616 males and 253,716 females. Last year, 509,824 candidates took the examination, meaning that there has been an increase of 7,508 candidates. The 2019 BECE candidates, who are from 16,871 public […]