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A two-day capacity training workshop on Guidance and Counselling has been organised for tutors and management of the Accra College of Education.

The workshop which was organised by the Institute of Education in conjunction with the Counselling Services Centre of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) was aimed at enhancing the skills of the tutors to effectively deal with the numerous challenges students face in their studies. It was also to help the Counselling Unit of the College, hall tutors and academic counsellors to deal effectively with students’ academic work, career and social problems or challenges.

As the mentor of the various Colleges of Education in Ghana, UCC through the Institute of Education has been organising series of seminars for tutors and all categories of staff of the Colleges.

21 students of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), have been graduated at a short ceremony. The white coat ceremony symbolizes a graduation from the pre-clinical phase of learning veterinary medicine into the clinical phase.

Students who are ushered into the clinical phase will be posted to institutions to assist in veterinary services.

The Junior Common Room Committee [JCRC] executives and Hall week planning committee of the Casely Hayford Hall have announced the cancellation of remaining events and activities planned for their hall week celebration.

A new World Bank report on education in Ghana, says less than 10% of children of primary school age (age 6-11), are out of school. The World Bank Group Education report 2018, dubbed “Facing forward: Schooling with Learning in Africa” said 16 per cent of kids from the poorest quintile were out of school, and that there was gender distinction at primary level.

Mrs Eunice Ackwerh, the Senior Education Specialist, World Bank Country Office, who presented an overview of the report on Ghana, said access to education had increased, but challenges relating to age of entry and repetition remained.