EDUCATION | EDUCATION

05-Sep-2019 to 16:27

Ghana: NAGRAT declares nationwide strike

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has declared a nationwide strike over what they termed untold pressure and hardship brought on to teachers by the newly introduced human resource management information system (HRMIS).

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03-Sep-2019 to 06:23

Malawi’s high school exams results ‘a disaster’, says expert

APA-Lilongwe (Malawi) — Malawi’s education system has suffered a setback, with only 50.36 percent of its high school students who wrote the final exams passing the all-important tests, Education Minister William Susuwele-Banda announced on Monday.

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29-Aug-2019 to 12:23

Rwandan private university ordered to pay huge amount of rent arrears

APA - Kigali (Rwanda) — Rwandan Minister of Education, Eugène Mutimura has ordered the Christian University of Rwanda, one of the academic institution based in Kigali to pay several million rent arrears after the same academic institution has been embroiled in a legal tussle with the proprietor of a building housing the campus, APA learnt Thursday from an official source in Kigali.

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25-Aug-2019 to 10:36

Ghana scholarship from oil revenue unsustainable-Official

APA-Accra (Ghana) — The Chairman of Ghana's Public Interest Accountability Committee (PIAC), Dr. Steve Mantey Yaw says the use of oil revenue to fund high school students in the country is not sustainable and must be reviewed to meet realistic expectations.

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23-Aug-2019 to 08:25

Zimbabwe Staff College students on Rwanda study tour

APA-Kigali (Rwanda) — A delegation of 28 senior military officers from the Zimbabwe Staff College has started a one-week study tour in Rwanda to learn from the special history of the country to prevent the recurrence of the 1994 genocide, a military official said in Kigali on Thursday.

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21-Aug-2019 to 12:42

Ethiopia embarks on education sector reform

APA-Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) — The Ministry of Education (MoE) said a decision has been made to introduce the 6-2-4 education system –six years of primary schooling, followed by two years of junior secondary and four year of secondary schooling.

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14-Aug-2019 to 14:40

Cameroon shuts down 262 illegal schools

APA - Douala (Cameroon) By Achille Mbog — Two hundred and sixty-two illegal schools have been closed in Cameroon for the 2019/2020 academic year, the start of which is scheduled for Monday, September 2, the Ministries of Basic Education and Secondary Education announce in a joint statement.

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