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NAGRAT: Directive To Achimota School Is A Threat To Conformity And Must Be Reversed

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has asked the Ghana Education Service (GES) to quickly switch its order of asking specialists at Achimota School to concede a Rastafarian understudy. 

After the issue of the dismissal of two Rastafarian understudies who were put by the PC schools choice and position framework (CSSPS) at Achimota School went to the front, the Director General of GES, Professor Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa guided the school's specialists to concede the understudies. 

"So you can't say that you won't concede somebody based on the individual's strict convictions thus we have requested that the head permit the youngsters to be in school," he said in a meeting with Daily Graphic. 

Be that as it may, at a news gathering in Accra, President of NAGRAT Angel Carbonu said if GES neglects to switch the mandate, his individuals will join their associates in the school to make a progression of moves. 

"We have no choice than to solidarise with our educators in Achimota [School] and in some other school," he said. 

Mr Carbonu asked why the GES didn't permit the guardians of those understudies to go to court as they undermined prior to coming out with their order. 

"Any legal dispute that will ascend from this matter, NAGRAT will append itself as an invested individual in that legal dispute since it won't serve our premium to restrict this to rasta. 

"The issues must be extended to include the adherence to rules and guidelines in senior secondary schools. Furthermore, if the senior secondary schools don't reserve the privilege to make the laws, rules and guidelines for their understudies let the court so decide and if that happens we will likewise go to the general public and let you know how we will inform our selves to that court rule." 

He further focused on that Achimota School conceded the understudies yet just spread the word about its guidelines for them and it becomes on the understudies to submit to the standards or not proceed with the confirmation interaction.

Should the Ghana Education Service reverse it's directives? Should the students comply to the conditions of the school? Let's get interactive in the comment section below.

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