Tag Archives: Ghana Education News

Meyer: An educated voice for education

Michael Bennet remembers the moment the passion for education was ignited within him. It was a decade ago. Then-Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper suggested Bennet, his chief of staff, should consider applying to be superintendent of the city’s troubled school system. According to a 2007 New Yorker profile of Bennet, at the time he had aspired… Read More »

Education Minister undergoing tests in hospital

Education Minister undergoing tests in hospital Saturday, August 01, 2015 | 4:12 PM     ‘+activeFrame.title + ‘‘); }else{ $(“.fotorama-caption”).addClass(“remove_caption”); } }) .fotorama(); KINGSTON, Jamaica — Education Minister Ronald Thwaites is currently undergoing tests in hospital, following a fall at his farm earlier today. A media release from the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM) said,… Read More »

Probe on against 28 education officers for filing false documents

The education commissioner is conducting an inquiry against 28 education officers who had allegedly submitted false documents to get their jobs. “The final report will be submitted by the commissioner to the government soon and action against the faulty education officers will be taken by the government,” said Education Commissioner Purushottam Bhapkar. “A person had… Read More »

Tigo's ''Shelter4 Education” to air on television

Regional News of Saturday, 1 August 2015 Source: Tigo 2015-08-01 New Obeng Yaw Basic School in Adeiso – Eastern Region Tigo Ghana would on Sunday begin airing a television series on its new Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) project Shelter 4 Education under which it constructed school blocks for selected basic schools across the country. The… Read More »

Philip W. Jackson, education scholar committed to children's flourishing, 1928 …

As a leader in the field of education and curriculum studies, Philip W. Jackson was deeply concerned with the role of schools in the moral development of children. “He believed in creating school experiences that provided children access to wonderful lives,” said Catharine Bell, PhD’07, Jackson’s former doctoral student and friend, “because he believed children… Read More »

3 Things to Know About Higher Education in Prisons

By Beckie Supiano The Obama administration is expected to announce on Friday that it will allow some prisoners, all of whom have been barred from receiving federal Pell Grants since 1994, to receive them under a limited pilot program. The change is small in scope, but it sends a strong signal. Debates about educating inmates… Read More »