Nearly 40,000 twelve grade students from 651 schools are commencing this year’s West Africa Secondary School Certificate Examination today.
The administration of Tubman University has announced recruiting new professors to boost the strength of its faculty, after it refuted a recent Bush Chicken report that professors were leaving in droves.
The Education Ministry has set April 24 as the beginning date for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination for all 12th graders across the country.
More than 38,000 senior students from high schools across the country are expected to sit for a national mock exam this Friday, ahead of the West African Secondary Schools Certificate Examinations in April.
Days after a Bush Chicken report noted that Tubman University was experiencing issues recruiting professors because of a lack of funds provided by the central government, the university has gone on the offensive to issue a press release alleging that the story was “false and misleading.”
The president of the William V. S. Tubman University, Elliot Wreh-Wilson, has announced that a lack of funds flowing to the university has led to a decrease in professors at the nation’s second-largest public university.
The representative of Bong’s fourth district, Robert Womba, has begun distributing educational materials to students of the district. Schools in the Panta and Zota regions of the district have received donations of notebooks, pencils, and pens from the lawmaker.
As the world celebrates International Women’s Day, Liberia’s women continue to lag in one crucial factor that plays a key role in development – literacy. Only 54 percent of women between the ages of 15 and 49 say they can read or write – significantly lower than the 77 percent of Liberian men who are literate.