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History Maker: Oxford University Press includes Olympian Akwasi Frimpong’s story in English education textbook

Congratulations are in order!  Frimpong will appear in the Headway Upper Intermediate Student’s Book, a textbook aimed to teach English Language and Speaking, as the focus of one of the book’s exercises. Akwasi Frimpong, Ghana’s first Skeleton Olympian, is writing a new chapter in his mission to be the Hope of a Billion. “Headway always strives to provide interesting and authentic texts, using thought-provoking and inspirational stories from real people,” says Headway Managing Editor Keith Layfield. “We are grateful to feature such an inspirational character as Akwasi, and hope students throughout the world are inspired by it.” Headway and...

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Ghanaian Launches FREE Senior High School Education

President Akufo-Addo’s Free SHS Policy was Launched yesterday 12th September, 2017 Nana Akufo-Addo first proposed the Free Senior High School policy in 2008 when he was a candidate… Yesterday, President Akufo-Addo fulfiled his promise to the young people of Ghana by open the doors of opportunity and hope to them ”We have a sacred duty to our children and the generations beyond in ensuring that, irrespective of their circumstances, their right to an education is preserved” ~ President Akufo-Addo  Ghanaians President Akufo-Addo also added that  ”This is about Ghana, and how best to build a progressive and prosperous nation for this and future generations. Its constitutionality is...

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Educational Fair: How To Choose The Right High School And Course…

Accra to host maiden High School Edufair. Are you going to High School? Choosing the ‘right school and course’ is a big decision and it is important to get it right, as it can impact your future success or failure.  AB Review – an education research, school and career planning firm is hosting a  maiden High School Edufair this Friday, Feb 3 at the National Theatre, Accra, Ghana.  Please see flyer below for more information The high school educational fair being organized by AB Review – an education research, school and career planning firm will be held on Friday, Feb...

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Education For Girls: Michelle Obama In Liberia

Let Girls Learn – First lady Michelle Obama visited Liberia in connection with ‘programming for ‘Let Girls Learn’, an initiative launched by Mrs. Obama and President Barack Obama last year’ Whilst there , Michelle Obama met with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, students Hawa, Bendu and others… In a statement, the first lady said “I am thrilled that we are making these new investments in adolescent girls’ education and deepening our partnership with the Government of Liberia,”  “These girls are so bright and so eager to learn, and these investments will help them build the knowledge and skills they need to provide for themselves and their...

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Zanzibar President Announces Free Primary And Secondary Education…

Dr Ali Mohamed Shein, President of Zanzibar recently announced the revival of free education in the south-eastern African Isles. This is a continuation of the five decade legacy which has greatly eased the financial burden incurred by parents in training their children. According to him, the government will meet the scrapped fees for both primary and secondary schools.   “From the next financial year, which begins in July 2015, parents will no longer be obliged to contribute fees for their children in primary schools. We have decided to revive the policy started by the first Zanzibar President, the late...

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