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There’s enough money to fund Free SHS – Kwarteng

A deputy Finance Minister, Kwaku Kwarteng has rubbished assertions that government lacks sustainable financing plan for its free Senior High School programme. “Anybody that says we have not disbursed enough and is expecting government to disburse more than they need for now and then in the future when they need …

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Encourage corporate Ghana to support free SHS – Manteaw to Gov’t – Starr Fm

A policy analyst with the Integrated Social Development Centre (ISODEC), Dr. Steve Manteaw has stated corporate Ghana must be encouraged to support the educational system as part of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) budget. His comments come after the government indicated that it is in the process of setting up …

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National dialogue needed to address Free SHS problems – Manteaw – Starr Fm

A Policy analyst and member of the Public Interest and Accountability Committee (PIAC) Dr. Steve Manteaw has urged government to immediately hold a national dialogue to explore ways to address the challenges bedeviling the free SHS policy. He said the financing challenge that has confronted the policy was preempted by …

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Free SHS popular but unsustainable – Terkper – Starr Fm

Former Finance Minister Seth Terkper The former Finance Minister Seth Terkper, has described the free SHS policy as a lifelong commitment to Ghanaians which may be unsustainable. His comments come after the Finance Minister Ken Ofori Atta on Wednesday announced government’s intention to set up a voluntary educational fund to …

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Damn critics and introduce indirect taxes to fund free SHS- Gatsi – Starr Fm

As the finance minister prepares to read the 2018 budget tomorrow, one of the key areas most analysts would be looking out for is how government intends to sustain funding for the Free SHS policy. The program is estimated to cost the state about 3.6 billion cedis annually. So far, …

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Be ready to admit Free SHS graduates – Akufo-Addo to Private Unis. – Starr Fm

President Akufo-Addo and vice president Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia unveiling the free shs logo President Akufo-Addo has charged managers of Private Tertiary Institutions to prepare themselves to absorb free Senior High School graduates in 2020. According to the President, Public Tertiary Institutions will not able to admit all the Free SHS …

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I don’t know if I can fulfil all promises – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has admitted his campaign promises are ambitious and doubts he will be able to fulfil all before the end of his four-year term. President Akufo-Addo outlined a litany of promises on the campaign trail including Free SHS programme, One District, One Factory, One Village, One …

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Ablakwa supports Free SHS with furniture – Starr Fm

A vocal National Democratic Congress (NDC) lawmaker Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa has donated items to the Battor Senior High School and the Mepe St. Kizito SHS to ease problems associated with the Free SHS programme. The MP for North Tongu donated 200 pieces of furniture, marker boards and boxes of markers …

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Free SHS challenges will be addressed – Akufo-Addo – Starr Fm

President Akufo-Addo President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has stated that challenges confronting the free SHS policy will be speedily addressed by his government. According to him, challenges such as inadequate number of classrooms, dormitories and science labs will be tackled by his government to ensure that the policy continues for …

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N/R: Free SHS beneficiaries mob Akufo-Addo

Hundreds of residents, first year students from several senior high schools, technical and vocational institutions from the three northern regions lined up along the principal streets of the Regions to express their appreciation to President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, for the implementation of Free Senior High School policy. Holding aloft …

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