By Bampia Bundu
The Education Task Force on 20 Percent Allocation and Utilization has concluded country wide trainings for Local Councils, Education Caucuses and District Budget Oversight Committees.
The Task Force comprises Education for All Coalition (EFA), Action Aid International Sierra Leone, Budget Advocacy Network (BAN), Community Action to Restore Lives (CARL), and [...]
By Elkass I. L. Sannoh
As National Primary School Examination (NPSE) was in progress on Saturday, May 5, news gathered by this paper gathered that the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) officials blundered by not issuing out identification cards to the Invigilators who were deployed at the West African Methodist [...]
Mr. Sheriff Mohamed Sapateh
The Head of National Officer (HNO), West African Examinations Council (WAEC) Sierra Leone, Mr. Sheriff Mohamed Sapateh, has said in Freetown that the National Primary School Examinations (NPSE) 2012 will be conducted countrywide on Saturday, 5th May, 2012.
On Saturday, March 17 this year, while conferring degrees, diplomas and certificates on deserving students at the Fourah Bay College campus, President Ernest Bai Koroma was happy to report that his Government has now concluded a reasonable increase in the pay package of staff of the University of Sierra Leone.
In a March 7 ceremony at the U.S. Peace Corps Office in Signal Hill, Freetown, representatives of the Sierra Leone Book Trust (SALBOT) officially handed over more than 5,000 volumes to Peace Corps staff. SALBOT coordinated the donation in partnership with the U.S. based organizations, Books for Africa, Schools for [...]
By Elkass I. Sannoh
Education is the bed rock towards the development of any country but from all indications the standard of education in this country has declined, although some may want to argue that the decade civil war contributed to this present state of affairs.
By Bampia Bundu
FI Bank’s Ben Okike and staff at the ceremony
One of the leading commercial banks in Sierra Leone, the First International Bank Sierra Leone Limited (FI Bank) on Saturday, February 18 this year, dined with pupils of the National School for the Deaf and Dumb at the [...]
The Ministry of Education, Science and Technology (MEST), has concluded its final tour on the inspection and monitoring of the Education for All Fast Track Initiative (EFAFTI) Schools in the four District Headquarter Towns of Bo, Makeni, Kenema and Freetown constructed under the World Bank Catalytic Trust Fund (CTF) through the Ministry of Education, [...]