Yaa Asantewaa Senior High School

Yaa Asantewaa Senior High School

Formation

Yaa Asantewaa Girls Secondary is one of the  few girls schools in the Ashanti region of Ghana. It was established at Kumasi in 1960 by the government of Ghana.

The school was named after the legendary Queen mother of the people of Ejisu, in the Ashanti region of Ghana and has a population of about , 2500 girls.

 

COURSES & SUBJECTS

    Agric
    Business
    Home Econs
    Vitual Arts
    Science
    Arts

 

LEVEL: Senior High School

REGION: Ashanti

DISTRICT: Atwima

LOCATION: Tanoso, Kumasi

BOARDING: Day/Boarding

History

Nana Yaa Asantewaa remains a much-loved figure in Asante history and the history of Ghana as a whole for the courage she showed in confronting injustice during the colonialism of the British. To highlight the importance of encouraging more female leaders in Ghanaian society, the Yaa Asantewaa Girls' Secondary School was established at Kumasi in 1960 with funds from the Ghana Educational Trust.

In 1900 she led the Ashanti rebellion known as the War of the Golden Stool against British colonialism.

By Editor K 05/04/2012 18:20:00
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