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The Conference of the Heads of government Assisted Secondary Schools (Chass) has communicated shock at the suspension of the director of the Toase Senior High School, Mr Annor Yeboah, for charging illicit charges and portrayed the choice as 'too merciless and hurried.'
The President of…
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Ever wondered how you get into Ghana SchoolsNet Top rankings?
Well, for those of you who are a little competitive or just like to feel as if you're making progress toward something (you know, like gold stars, good grades and general gaming domination), then this post is for you.
First, here's the breakdown of the point system:…Continue
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Primary and middle school education is free and it is planned that it will be mandatory when enough teachers and facilities are available to accommodate all students. Pupils are enrolled in a nursery school and kindergarten prior to their 6-year primary education at age six. Under educational reforms implemented in 1987, they pass into a new junior secondary school system for 3 years of academic training combined with technical and vocational training, where they…Continue
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The Advanced Business Certificate Examination is available to School Candidates as well as candidates who study privately towards the examination.
Candidates who have obtained passes in the relevant subjects at the GCE 'O' Level/SSSCE/WASSCE/General Business Certificate/Royal Society of Arts Stage II/London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Stage II Level may be considered as eligible candidates…Continue
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The General Business Certificate Examination is available to both school and private candidates, ie. Candidates attending schools that prepare them for the examination and candidates who study privately towards the examination.
SUBJECTS FOR THE EXAMINATION
The examination is conducted on a Single Subject Entry basis as well as on Group Entry basis.…
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The Waec Council also conducts examinations on behalf of foreign professional bodies and examination boards. These include:
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The West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) is administered to school candidates in the third year of their West African Senior School courses and to Private Candidates.
The examination is for both selection to tertiary institutions and for certification.
Dates of the Examination
The examination is conducted in May / June for School candidates only and in October/November for Private…Continue
This examination is both for certification and selection
to Senior High Schools and Technical Institutions.
Candidates in the third year of Junior High Schools approved
by the Ghana Education Service are eligible to take part in this
3. DATE OF EXAMINATION
The examination is conducted nationwide in April each year.
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Azonto dance is currently most popular Ghanaian dance which involves movement of most of the joints in the body in a rhythmic fashion taking very few steps. Just like most African dances, knee bending and hip movements are rudiments to dancing it. Movement in the dance include washing, driving, boxing, making-up et cetera . The dance evolved from the combination of a lot of local dance moves that originated from the southern-most part of…Continue
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Ghana has enjoyed a rich heritage ever since its founding days. But did you know that many world famous people have also come from Ghana? To prove it, we have gathered just five of them with accomplishments in everything from sports to the arts to Nobel winners.
The nominations for the 2011 edition of the Ghana Movie Awards were released at the nominations party last night at the Golden Tulip Hotel in Kumasi. The colourful event was graced by players of the movie industry and witnessed by various media houses.
This year’s event looks well organised as the awards Jury has spread the awards to other nationals. You do not need to be a Ghanaian…
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One of the core strategic objectives of the Reform Programme is to ensure both fair geographical
distribution of schools as well as gender equity for all Ghanaian children of school-going age.
As a rule, the policy of the Ministry of Education is to make Primary School available in almost
every community in Ghana such that children would not need to commute from a distance of more
than five kilometres from their villages to and from school.…
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This is a test administered to 5% of Primary Class Six pupils in the country to assess the skills
attained by children in English and Mathematics at this level. The result is analysed to afford
teachers the opportunity to carry out remedial exercises as well as make amends in cases of poor
performance. Schools are randomly picked all over the country for this test. The test is conducted by
officials of the GES. The first test was administered in 1992. Results showed that…
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The provision of physical infrastructure, teaching and learning materials and the exercise of
monitoring and supervision are very necessary for quality education delivery; but the quality of the
teaching personnel, by far, is the most important factor. There is a large population of trained
teachers who teach in our Basic schools all over the country; but this number is not adequate to
ensure a uniformly high quality delivery of education…
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• Assessment Policies and Instruments in Non-Formal Education
The major policies guiding assessment of learners are geared towards monitoring the continuous
performance and development of learners and the impact of learning on the individual (learner)
• The instruments in use include:
Terminal Assessment Instrument:
After a 21-month cycle of teaching and learning, the Terminal Assessment Instrument is
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A catalogue of all current reform being pursued by the Ministry of Education/Ghana Education
Service as well as the forthcoming one has been compiled for the guidance of all stakeholders. A
central Implementation Co-ordinating Unit has been established within the GES to co-ordinate the
implementation of the Strategic Plan in all the Regions and Districts and report on quarterly basis to
Consultative Panel Meetings are also held twice a year between the…
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The FCUBE Programme aims, besides other objectives, to improving learning achievement and
outcomes at Basic and Secondary levels. This is possible only by having a team of highly trained and
competent teachers. The Ghana Education Service has therefore developed an Appraisal Instrument
to measure the performance of serving teachers in Basic schools, under the Whole School
Development. A sample of this Appraisal Instrument is attached, as a compendium of best practices.
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BASIC EDUCATION CERTIFICATE EXAMINATION
The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) is a general Certificate awarded to successful
pupils on completion of a three-year Junior Secondary School Course.
SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL EXAMINATION (SSSCE)
The Senior Secondary School Certificate Examination, like the Basic Education…Continue
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In response to the Ministry of Education’s directive that Ghana Education Service should establish
and implement a Performance Management System which involves objectives setting, regular
performance review and corrective action, with mechanisms for monitoring and accountability
appropriate for a decentralised education system, Ghana Education Service has developed a new
The PPM has two major components, namely, the Performance Monitoring Test…
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