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232 Senior high schools score below 30% in WASSCE

About 232 out of the 674 public senior high schools (SHSs) in the country score below 30 per cent in the West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) annually. Some of these schools score zero per cent, indicating that not a single student from such schools qualifies to enter any tertiary institution in the country. A Deputy Minister of Education ...

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KUMACA students to be vaccinated after three deaths

The Ghana Health Service is expected to vaccinate all students of the Kumasi Academy (KUMACA) in the Ashanti region following the death of three of their colleagues in a suspected case of meningitis. The three included two first-year students and one final year student. The students died after they were rushed to the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology ...

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4-year SHS duration must be debated again – NHIA Boss

The Chief Executive Officer of the National Health Insurance Authority, NHIA, Dr.Samuel Yaw Annor, is calling for a renewed debate on Senior High School duration for better analysis on whether or not it should be extended with primary focus on adequately equipping students for the job market. According to him, the current education system of Ghana needs a paradigm shit ...

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