Latest stories: Ghana Education Service

Ghanaian Prelate Urges Caution as COVID-19 is Confirmed at an Accra Girls’ School

The Catholic Archbishop of Ghana’s Accra Archdiocese has urged caution after cases of COVID-19 were confirmed among students and a staff at a non-denominational day and boarding secondary school for girls in the country’s capital, Accra.

Some Ghanaian Catholic Basic School Pupils of Accra who while at home are to participate in the virtual Television lessons being organised by organised for Basic and Senior High Schools by the Ghana Education Service and Ghana Broadcasting Corporation which kick-started on Wednesday, May 6, 2020.

Catholic Education Leadership in Ghana Lauds TV Learning Program as “good initiative”

The Catholic education authority in Ghana has applauded efforts by the government to launch a virtual television learning program, which the Accra-based leadership says will keep learners engaged away from schools that were closed in March to contain the spread of COVID-19 in the West African nation.  

Bishop Emmanuel Fianu, Episcopal Chairman of Health in Ghana (2nd from right) being supported by Tove Dengbol, Danish Ambassador to Ghana, Ibrahim Bakayoko, the Regional Manager, West and Central Africa of Novo Nordisk and Bishop Joseph Afrifah-Agyekum of Koforidua Diocese to cut the tape to commission the St. Pauline Clinic at the National Catholic Secretariat, Accra on February 7, 2020. / Damian Avevor.

Catholic-sponsored Clinic “dedicated to diabetic care” Launched in Ghana

As the universal Church marked the 28th World Day of the Sick February 11, the Catholic Church in Ghana through the National Catholic Health Service (NCHS) launched the St Pauline Clinic, dedicated to diabetic care.

Bishop Anthony Adanuty, Founder of St. Catherine Girls Senior High and Bishop Gabriel Kumordji of Keta-Akatsi with Dignitaries at the decade celebration at Agbakope on October 19, 2019. Extreme right is Madam Benedicta Tenni Seidu, the Director of Girls’ Education Unit at the Ghana Education Service. / Damian Avevor

Ghana’s Development “inextricably tied to girl-child education”: Catholic Educationist

Despite significant strides by the West African nation of Ghana in realizing Article 26 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights that governs the right to education for everyone, the universal education of girls remains a challenge, a Catholic educationist has said and encouraged literacy for the girl child as a way of guaranteeing national development.