[Nation] A large number of new teachers are leaving the profession within their first three to five years, their employer has said.
[Ghanaian Times] The Regional Maritime University (RMU) on Saturday conferred Honorary Doctorate on former President, John Agyekum Kufuor and President of Sierra Leone, Julius Maada Bio.
[Ghanaian Times] Nigeria’s Ambassador to Ghana, Olifemi M. Abikoye, has lauded Wisconsin University for its role in training quality workforce across Africa.
[Ghanaian Times] THE Ho West District Chief Executive (DCE) in the Volta Region, Mr Ernest Victor Apawu, has donated GH¢3000 to Kpedze Senior High School (KPESCO), his alma mater, in support of infrastructural development.
[Ghanaian Times] Schools in the rural communities in the Bolgatanga Municipality of the Upper East Region have embarked on tree planting as part of measures to protect the environment and beautify the school compounds.
[Ghanaian Times] Mr John Majisi, the Member of Parliament for Krachi Nchumuru, has urged the Ghana Education Service (GES) to give special attention to students with albinism.
[Ghanaian Times] The Greek philosopher and a founding father of western philosophy, Plato, said “One of the penalties of refusing to participate in politics is that you end up being governed by your inferiors.”
[Ghanaian Times] The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, has debunked claims that government was seeking to control the management of the country’s universities with its tertiary educational reforms.
[Observer] Since the indefinite suspension of Harris F. Tarnue as Principal of the Booker Washington Institute (BWI), the crisis on the campus of that premier vocational and academic institution seems far from ending.
Kiranjit Ahluwalia’s case led to an improved judicial awareness of abused women and the concept of provocation
Forty years ago, a jury found Kiranjit Ahluwalia guilty of murdering her husband. Her subsequent appeal changed the way that the concept of “provocation” was applied, and helped shift the attitude of English courts and the public on the impact of domestic violence on women who...
[Monitor] Makerere University has failed to provide allowances for government-sponsored students to do internship and facilitate staff to supervise the placements.
[Monitor] The roll-out of the revised lower secondary curriculum, which was expected to begin in February, next year, has been halted for the second time in three years over lack of money to implement it.
[Monitor] High Court has nullified the appointment of Makerere University Deputy Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, Prof William Bazeyo, on account that he was recruited irregularly.
Eindhoven University of Technology aims to address ‘implicit gender bias’
Job vacancies at one of Europe’s leading engineering universities will be open exclusively to female candidates for at least the next 18 months in order to overcome the institution’s “implicit gender bias”.
The rector of the Eindhoven University of Technology, Frank Baaijens, said progress towards a better balance of men...
[New Zimbabwe] The curriculum being used in Zimbabwe’s tertiary institutions is outdated and divorced from reality, student leaders told Parliament Monday.
[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Maun Senior Secondary School is expected to offer tourism and hospitality subjects once the Education and Training Sector Strategic Plan (ETSSP) is implemented next year.
[Namibian] Senior officials from several Southern African Development Community countries are meeting in Windhoek for four days to discuss strategic frameworks in the education, training and science sector.
[Nation] Two parents have moved to court to challenge the criminalisation of the non-enrolment of a child to either a public or private school, in an effort to have homeschooling recognised in law.
[Nation] The new financial year brings good tidings for some 160,000 teachers as they are set to start earning new salaries from next month.
South Africa: Unsung Heroes of 16 June 1976 – Events Leading Up to the Massacre and the Teachers and Parents Who Tried to Stop It
[Daily Maverick] While it was the youth who most certainly led and initiated the pushback, the unsung heroes of the 1976 uprisings are the parents, principals and teachers who, witnessing the anger of a younger generation and understanding the blunt violence of the state, had tried to prevent the massacre with reason and petitions.
[The Conversation Africa] The news from the Central African Republic (CAR) is rarely good. The country has been involved in an on-and-off war for at least 20 years. It has been rated as having the lowest human development in the world. It is also the globe’s second poorest and its unhappiest nation.