Financial infractions reduced in advent of free SHS- James Klutse Avedzi

Financial infractions reduced in advent of free SHS

By: Maltiti Sayida Sadick “Well for the Senior High Schools most of their infractions are on procurement, management of their stores and when they were collecting fees some of them embezzled the school fees. Now that we have free SHS most of the procurement issues are now going because most of the procurement is being […]

Mahama criticises Akufo-Addo for refusing to review Free SHS


Former President John Dramani Mahama has criticised President Akufo-Addo for the continuous refusal of his government to review the flagship Free Senior High School Programme. According to Mr. Mahama, government’s politicisation of education, and sacrificing quality for quantity, has degenerated into inadequate feeding of boarding students. He said President Akufo-Addo could have saved parents from […]

Free SHS not under review, GH¢5.3bn spent on 1.26m students – Ofori-Atta

Free SHS not under review, GH¢5.3bn spent on 1.26m students – Ofori-Atta

SOURCE: GRAPHICONLINE The free Senior High School programme (SHS) and the technical and vocational education training (TVET) is not under review, the Minister of Finance, Mr Ken Ofori-Atta has said. He added that the government has so far spent GH¢5.3 billion on the programme and that those who have benefited are about 1.26 million children […]

Free SHS policy is not under review – Ministry of Education

Government’s allocation to free SHS programme for 2024 to increase to GHC3.9 billion

The Ministry of Education has denied reports that the free Senior High School, SHS policy is under review. Public Relations Officer of the Ministry, Kwasi Kwarteng, told the media that as far as the Ministry of Education and its agencies are concerned, discussions of review have not come to the table of the Ministry or […]

Free SHS, no stopping!

Minority reacts to IMF statement on poor implementation of Free SHS Programme

Mr. Ken Ofori Atta, Ghana’s Finance Minister, says President Akufo-Addo does not have any intention to review or scrap the Free Senior High School, SHS Program. “Let me say this, President Akufo-Addo has absolutely no intention to roll back on any of the major policies like the free SHS. We see education as the best […]

New Curriculum: Teachers allay fears, parents assured

Most Ghanaians especially parents are panicking owing to rumours circulating on social media about the new modules accompanying the implementation of the new curriculum next month. These  include replacement of BECE with WASSCE, introduction of Arabic and one hour extra curriculum activities for clubs, talks and guidance and counselling. Speaking to GBC’s Radio Ghana, the […]