Parent-teacher associations (PTAs) have become an integral part of schools to promote and build strong working relationships between teachers or schools and parents, aimed at enhancing the academic environment to improve learning outcomes.
At the onset of the 20th century, Ghana’s land area of 238,537m had a forest cover of 8.4 million hectares. But from that time to 1950, the country lost half of its forest cover, leaving only 4.2 hectares.
Since the “ill-fated” prophecies by Bishop Isaac Owusu Bempah that sent irate, rampaging youth vandalising the Odorkor branch of the Glorious Word Power Ministries International, I have been musing about prophecies and the New Year.
It was crafted on an image of fiction that all was well with the country’s banking sector until 2017 when the current leadership of the Bank of Ghana (BoG) began a mission to rid the sector of weak and distressed banks.
Communication is an essential function of government, as it helps build broad support and legitimacy for programmes, explain government stewardship and provide mechanisms to hold government accountable.
When they attain 60 years, Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) contributors are supposed to go on retirement, and until recently when the new Pension Act was promulgated, SSNIT was solely responsible for the payment of retirement benefits, both lump sum and pensioners’ monthly pay.