Education

Ghanaian inducted into Liberty University, Athletic Hall of Fame

Opined by many Western Regional inhabitants, and outsiders considerably as the best school in the Western part of Ghana, Ghana Secondary Technical School (GSTS) continues to register its name in the world of international competition, affiliation, and portfolios. The school is also known for its remarkable record of producing excellent graduates who later become Giants, legends and backbone of the …

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South African woman shortlisted for global teacher prize

A South African woman has been shortlisted for this year’s world’s best teacher prize. Mokhudu Cynthia Machaba is among the ten shortlisted for the top prize. She teaches at a primary school in Limpopo in northern South Africa and told the BBC that she wants to raise aspirations among her pupils. “I introduced project-based teaching knowing that we still have resources …

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Cameroon: Seventh child dies after shooting attack on school

A 12-year-old girl died on Sunday from wounds sustained when gunmen stormed a school in the South West Region of Cameroon on Saturday and opened fire on the children, taking the death toll to seven with 12 injured. The attack on the school, in the region where separatist insurgents have been battling government forces since 2017, has drawn widespread condemnation and is …

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STEMi Makers Africa Hosts Kuongoza confab celebrating Int’l Girl Child Day

There are 1.1 billion girls alive today who could grow up to change the world if they are simply given access to things like secondary education, proper nutrition, career opportunities and family planning services. File photo of some of the participating speakers It is no doubt that young women and girls contribute majorly to the socio-economic development and prosperity of …

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Ghana wins bronze at 61st International Maths Olympiad

Mathematics has long been perceived a difficult subject for many Ghanaian students, with its complex formulae and application methods. But a mathematics prodigy has emerged in Ghana – seventeen-year-old Roni Adom Edwin, who won a bronze medal at the 2020 International Mathematical Olympiad; the highest scoring student from Africa. I have come to meet him and his team mate, Valerie …

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Opportunity for Students to Represent the U.S. in Dubai As Youth Ambassadors

The United States Department of State, through its NGO partner Global Ties U.S., is accepting applications for Youth Ambassadors (U.S. citizens ages 18-29) to serve as guides and cultural ambassadors at the U.S. Pavilion. File photo of some HBCU students These energetic, friendly individuals will serve as the face of the United States to millions of Expo visitors, providing a …

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Ghana to participate in 2021 World Aerospace Competition for High Schoolers

The world through the United Nations on August 12th since 2000 celebrate world youth and create awareness on the role young people play in the development of Nations and the world at large tackling grave challenges confronting societies. The theme for this year’s International Youth Day was Youth Engagement for Global Action and sought to highlight the ways in which …

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Ghana: 2019/20 Academic year postponed to 2021

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has postponed the remainder of the 2019-2020 academic year to January 2021. The decision to postpone the academic year which was brought to a halt in March due to the Coronavirus pandemic in the country was taken after further consultations with stakeholders. Second year Junior High School (JHS) and Senior High School (SHS) students, would …

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10yr-old Nigerian Tech-Genius Emmanuella Mayaki now Coding Instructor

The tech field yields a large portion of high-paying salary jobs with numerous career paths. However, marginalized communities are shut out of these job opportunities due to the lack of resources and access. One remarkable young Nigerian girl managed to defy the odds and was recently hired by a school in the United Kingdom to teach others about coding. Emmanuella Mayaki (tallest) in the company of …

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