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Nana Addo Promises to Address Concerns Raised Against ‘One Teacher One Laptop’ Policy

President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has vowed to resolve generally outstanding issues encompassing the 'One Teacher One Laptop' initiative.

Some teacher unions and stakeholders in the country's education area have raised worries about the initiative, which will give laptops to teachers in Ghana on an cost sharing premise.

Talking at the sixth Quadrennial and 53rd National Delegates Conference of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the President guaranteed that worries on the initiative will be settled.

Government worked with the securing of 280,000 laptops for individuals from the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), and the Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT) this year.

Teachers will be relied upon to bear 30 percent of the cist, while the government pays 70 percent for the laptops that will be given by KA Technologies.

There has, notwithstanding, been some resistance from certain teachers including GNAT individuals scrutinizing the cost sharing module in the policy and an absence of transparency.

They are likewise stressed that the policy could reflect the bombed RLG association to supply laptops to Ghanaians schools.

From the beginning, the Ghana Education Service has said it has been working intimately with the unions, all things considered.

The GES said every teacher is to sign acknowledgement form stating all personal particulars and additionally approving the derivation of the sum from their pay.

In any case, the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has hailed the government's choice to give teachers laptops.

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