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KNUST Is Reviewing Its Academic Curricula KNUST Is Reviewing Its Academic Curricula

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) is reviewing its academic curricula and research programmes to meet the current socio-economic needs of society. Professor Kwasi Obiri-Danso, the Vice-Chancellor, said more emphasis was being placed on research with a focus on technology and innovation development since they were the foundation for building a prosperous society. Read More

4TH Infantry Battalion of the Ghana Armed Forces Launch its armouries 4TH Infantry Battalion of the Ghana Armed Forces Launch its armouries

The 4TH infantry battalion of the Ghana Armed Forces has opened its armouries to the public in Kumasi. The Open Day ceremony is held annually to foster better civilian – military relationship. It is also to dismiss the held notion of unfriendliness and brutish tactics associated with soldiers. Read More

Asantehene Lauds Free SHS At South Africa Asantehene Lauds Free SHS At South Africa

The Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu II has lauded the importance of the Free Senior High School as a key policy towards poverty eradication in Ghana. Otumfuo Osei Tutu II, has therefore restated his desire to see the development of education on the African Continent in order to help bridge the gap wealth and poverty. Read More

Education At Yaw Sarfo On The Brink Of Collapsing Education At Yaw Sarfo On The Brink Of Collapsing

Education at Yaw Safo, a community in the Asante AKyem South District of the Ashanti Region, is on the brink of collapse. The lack of infrastructure is affecting teaching and learning at the only basic school in the community, Yaw Sarfo D.A. School. Constructed almost twenty years ago, the school has not seen any renovation. Read More

Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly Honours Five Best Students Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly Honours Five Best Students

The Municipal Chief Executive (MCE) of Ejisu-Juaben Municipal Assembly in the Ashanti region Hon. Madam Beatrice Serwaa Derkye has honored five senior and junior high school students for displaying academic excellence in the 2017 academic year. Students who excelled in the 2017 West Africa Secondary School Examination (WASSE), Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and other curricula activities received a certificate and an undisclosed amount of money. Read More

KNUST Commissions Institute Of Distance Learning At Takoradi City Campus KNUST Commissions Institute Of Distance Learning At Takoradi City Campus

The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Institute of Distance Learning (IDL) has commissioned its Takoradi City Campus at Kansaworodo, in the Western Region. The centre, constructed at a cost of GHS21,600,000.00 with the University’s Internally Generated Fund (IGF), is to enable individuals especially the working class, to upgrade themselves in their respective fields of endeavor as well as acquire knowledge. Read More

Microsoft To Assist Tutor Teaching MSword On BlackBoard Microsoft To Assist Tutor Teaching MSword On BlackBoard

Students are supposed to pass ICT exam even if they have no access to computers. Microsoft has promised to send a teacher in Kumasi who educates his students on computer technology without any computers. Mr Richard Appiah Akoto used his blackboard to accurately draw a diagram of the popular Microsoft Word program. Read More

Yaa Asantewaa High School Faced With Life Threatening Accidents Near School Road Yaa Asantewaa High School Faced With Life Threatening Accidents Near School Road

Yaa Asantewaa Girls Senior High School is facing challenges with what authorities say is incessant vehicular knock-down of students and teachers. One victim is said to have stayed out of school for almost a year following a life-threatening accident on the busy road near the school. The students need a footbridge across to the school’s main gate on the Kumasi-Sunyani Road. Read More

Education Ministry Alert To Prosecute Teachers Of Student Sex Claims Education Ministry Alert To Prosecute Teachers Of Student Sex Claims

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is questioning sexual harassment claims levelled against some teachers at the Ejisuman senior high school (SHS) in the Ashanti Region. Victims of sexual harassment at Ejisuman SHS in the Ashanti Region have been hauled before the school’s disciplinary committee after they went public with their experiences. Read More

SHS Sports Tutor At Mpasatia Remanded For Student Rape SHS Sports Tutor At Mpasatia Remanded For Student Rape

Sports teacher at the Mpasatia Senior High/Technical School has been remanded into prison custody for alleged rape by Akropong Magistrate Court in the Atwima Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region. The tutor named Alex Akwasi Sarpong, was arrested by Police at Nkawie and charged with a rape of a 17-year old student. Head of Legal and Prosecution at the Atwima Division of the Police Service, ASP Sylvanus Dalmeida, who confirmed the incident said the accused person will re-appear in court on 8th March.

Some unknown sources in the school say the victim is pregnant, but the police say their investigation so far has not confirmed any pregnancy. ASP Dalmeida showed that the condition of the student is normal, and that she has been visiting the hospital for review. Headmistress of the school, Mrs. Helen Techie Mensah, was clueless about the condition of the student. Mrs. Mensah, who refused to speak on record said she cannot locate the parents of the victim.

The Headmistress also indicated that she has left the matter in the hands of the police and cannot do anything further on the incident.

 

Adjeibikurom D/A Primary School Appeals To GES For Classroom Blocks Adjeibikurom D/A Primary School Appeals To GES For Classroom Blocks

Adjeibikurom D/A primary school in the Ahafo Ano South district in Ashanti Region has implored the Ghana Education Service to assist them in the construction of their classroom blocks to allow teaching and learning to go on uninterrupted. According to them, because of the incomplete nature of the classrooms blocks, the school closes anytime it rains or heavy wind blows. Read More

KMA Introduces Youth and Sports Development Sub-Committee KMA Introduces Youth and Sports Development Sub-Committee

Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly has opened a Youth and Sports Development Sub-Committee to help young people within the metropolis unearth their talents in the various sporting disciplines. Speaking at the launch in Kumasi, Chief Executive for the KMA, Osei Assibey Antwi promised to develop youth within the metropolis through sports and education. Read More

Public Account Committee Summons Kumasi Technical University Public Account Committee Summons Kumasi Technical University

The Kumasi Technical University has been assembled before the Public Accounts Committee over a contract the institution awarded  with private firm, SONTECT for the procurement of some facilities to help students in the school have practical training in computer repairing and assembling without following due process Read More

KNUST Classified As Most Influential Tertiary Institution On Social Media, 2017 KNUST Classified As Most Influential Tertiary Institution On Social Media, 2017

Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has emerged as the 2017 Most influential Tertiary Intuition in Ghana on Social Media after beating 3 times frontrunner University of Ghana in the 2017 Ghana Social Media Rankings spearheaded by Avance Media, CliQAfrica, eazzysocial and Dream Ambassadors Foundation GH. Read More

Final Year Student At Bekwai SDA In Dreadful Need Of Support Final Year Student At Bekwai SDA In Dreadful Need Of Support

A 20 year old final student of Bekwai SDA Senior High school is grievous need of financial assistance to enable her to undergo a surgery to remove a tumour from her brain. Although Leticia looks physically fit, her sight is completely gone. She can neither read nor write and it is very difficult for her to move about. Read More

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