Ghana’s National Science and Maths Quiz Put Female Scientists on the map

Photo Source: ML-Vision  Ghana’s National Science and Maths Quiz (NSMQ) is arguably the most-watched programme on national television with a nationwide engagement second only to a Black Stars’ football match. Initiated in 1993 to promote the study of science and mathematics in Ghana, the NSMQ has also fostered a healthy rivalry among senior high schools in the country, generating a lot of excitement on social media in recent times. Unfortunately, female representation at the finals of the competition had…

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COVID:19 Scale of education loss ‘nearly insurmountable’, warns UNICEF

NEW YORK, 24 January 2022 – More than 616 million students* remain affected by full or partial school closures. On the International Day of Education and as the COVID-19 pandemic nears its two-year mark, UNICEF shares the latest available data on the impact of the pandemic on children’s learning. “In March, we will mark two years of COVID-19-related disruptions to global education. Quite simply, we are looking at a nearly insurmountable scale of loss to children’s schooling,” said Robert…

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