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Students from the Department of Basic Education, of the Faculty of Education Foundations, University of Cape Coast (UCC) have participated in a day’s education exhibition to showcase their knowledge and skills acquired in the fields of Basic Education and Early Childhood Education.

The annual event, which is mostly held in the second semester of the academic year was heavily patronised by staff and students of the University and members of the Cape Coast community, who walked through the exhibition stands in amazement.

Students from the Department of Basic Education of the Faculty of Education, UCC have held a day’s educational exhibition programme.

The programme which is an annual event held in the second semester of the academic year offers students the opportunity to showcase the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the field of basic education.

Mr. Peter Aubyn speaking on the 'Atlantic Wave' on ATL FM

A passionate appeal has been made to the Ghana Highways Authority [GHA] and Urban Roads to focus on monitoring the state and activities on our various roads.

Peter Aubyn of the School of Biological Sciences of the University of Cape Coast [UCC] who made the passionate appeal was particularly worried about the lack of streetlights on major highways and indicated that the situation has now become an avenue for criminal activities.

Anis Haffar

Educationist, Anis Haffar, has welcomed government’s decision to extend the study of French language from basic through to Senior High School level, but believes that it must not be made compulsory.

He believes the government must be ready to make a lot of investment to ensure the desired outcomes are achieved from the teaching of the language, including recruiting and training enough teachers who can teach the language effectively across the country.

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has disclosed his readiness to make the study of French language in Senior High Schools [SHSs] compulsory for all students. He made these statements during his official visit to Togo. The President wondered why majority of Ghanaians are unable to communicate fluently in the French language when Ghana is surrounded by three francophone countries.

Pro Vice Chancellor of UCC - Prof. George K.T Oduro

The Pro Vice Chancellor of University of Cape Coast [UCC], Professor George K.T Oduro has stressed the need for postgraduate education to be more practical than classroom centred.

He explained that, to improve on the creative and innovative prowess of postgraduate students, it is necessary for instructors to create an environment that will allow students have a practical feel of what they learn.

World Press Freedom Day

The 3rd of May every year is a date which celebrates the fundamental principles of press freedom; to evaluate press freedom around the world, to defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have lost their lives in the exercise of their profession.

World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 following a Recommendation adopted at the twenty-sixth session of UNESCO's General Conference in 1991.

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