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EDUCATION

Teacher Unions Should Fight Against “Notional and Substantive Dates” Policy

The host of GNAT hour on Angel FM, Amos Owusu, has spoken his mind about the rot in the Ghana Education Service whiles the leaders of the various teacher sit aloof. The GNAT officer in one of the association's locals in the Ashanti region noted on the show monitored by Bricy Boateng that issues concerning teacher promotions and payment of salaries have been poorly handled by teacher associations.

  3 days ago ago
Teacher Unions Should Fight Against “Notional and Substantive Dates” Policy

EDUCATION

A Response To Dr Adutwum Comments That Teachers Have Produced Tamed Students Who Can't Ask Questions

Few days ago the Education Minister, Dr. Adutwum made the assertion on Ahotor Fm that, teachers have produced tamed and timid student who could not ask questions. Kwame Alorvi, an educationist, has made a response to the assertion of Dr. Adutwum. He said that, Dr. Adutwum was a Deputy Minister of Education for four years, and Minister of Education for almost two years now.

  12 days ago ago
A Response To Dr Adutwum Comments That Teachers Have Produced Tamed Students Who Can't Ask Questions

EDUCATION

Free SHS: Gov’t To Introduce Parents Engagement Policy

The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES) are discussing the possibility of introducing a new policy that will allow well-to-do parents to contribute to the education of their wards in schools, especially at the secondary level. The new policy according to the Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum, will be known as the “Parent Engagement Policy”.

  1 month ago ago
Free SHS: Gov’t To Introduce Parents Engagement Policy

EDUCATION

GES Sends Caution To Directors Of Education; Releases List Of Schools With Intention To Cheat

The Management of Ghana Education Service following the ongoing WASSCE has send a caution to Regional Directors of Education to help prevent cheating in the ongoing WASSCE 2022. They have also released names of some schools which they believe thay, they have the intention to cheat. A release dated 1st September 2022, reads as follows;

  1 month ago ago
GES Sends Caution To Directors Of Education; Releases List Of Schools With Intention To Cheat

CAREER-JOBS

GES Opens Portal For Promotion And Upgrading Of Qualified Staff

The Management of Ghana Education Service have open the promotion portal for Senior rank category. According to GES, they are inviting application from suitably qualified serving Officers/Teachers for consideration for promotion to the grade of the following; Deputy Director, Assistant Director I, Assistant Director II, and Principal Superintendent.

  1 month ago ago
GES Opens Portal For Promotion And Upgrading Of Qualified Staff

POLITICS

TV3 Johnny Hughes Opens Up; Where Were You When He Was Chased Out? - I Blame The Youth In This Country

Readers can recall how Johnny Hughes has continuously campaigned that the youth should be accorded leadership roles in governance. Johnny Hughes can be remembered for doing an editorial on the GES deputy director's post-retirement contract. He vehemently opposed the year extensions accorded the deputy director and why the man's contract has been extended on three different occasions.

  1 month ago ago
TV3 Johnny Hughes Opens Up; Where Were You When He Was Chased Out? - I Blame The Youth In This Country

EDUCATION

GES Sends Message To All 2022 WASSCE Candidates

The Ghana Education Service has sent a good will message to all 2022 WASSCE Candidates as West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) Written papers begin today, Monday 29th August 2022, at all the designated 775 centers across the country. "Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to congratulate all 422,883 candidates writing the exams for their hard work and fortitude so far and to also express its profound gratitude to all Teachers, Heads of SH/TS, Directors of Education, Parents / Guardians and all Stakeholders for the crucial roles they have played so far in preparing the candidates for the examination."

  1 month ago ago
GES Sends Message To All 2022 WASSCE Candidates

EDUCATION

How Are GES Lower Ranks And Higher Ranks Promoted?

After performing aptitude exams and work inspections, the Ghana Education Service (GES) annually promotes teachers who are eligible to do so based on their various merit-based rankings. In this article, we will outline the procedures so that teachers who are eligible for GES promotion will understand them.

  7 days ago ago
How Are GES Lower Ranks And Higher Ranks Promoted?

ENTERTAINMENT

Johnnie Hughes: Monday Is My Birthday, And This Is What I Want As My Birthday Gift

According to a top journalist, Johnny Hughes, his birthday comes off on Monday, 5th September 2022. The TV3 journalist referred to the post-retirement contract of the Immigration Boss, Mr Takyi. He indicated that he does not know why Mr Takyi is still in office even though his staff does not want him due to how he is treating them.

  1 month ago ago
Johnnie Hughes: Monday Is My Birthday, And This Is What I Want As My Birthday Gift

ENTERTAINMENT

Johnnie Hughes 'Angrily' Enquires; Is That Your Style Of Clearing Him Of The Allegations?

TV3 Johnny Hughes is one of the popular broadcast journalists in the country. His editorial on Johnny's Bite always comes with detailed information about matters affecting the country's development. On Tuesday, 23rd August 2022, Johnny Hughes pleaded with the ruling NPP government to give the youth a chance in leadership roles.

  1 month ago ago
Johnnie Hughes 'Angrily' Enquires; Is That Your Style Of Clearing Him Of The Allegations?

EDUCATION

GES Updates Venues and Dates for Some Newly Posted Teachers' Biometric Registration - Details

For the eight remaining regions that have not yet completed the biometric exercise, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has amended the zonal biometric registration centers. Why the GES made this rash judgment is unknown. Members of the Coalition of Newly Posted Teachers, however, attribute the GES's decision to a petition to the Ministry of Education regarding the GES officials' extortion of money.

  1 month ago ago
GES Updates Venues and Dates for Some Newly Posted Teachers' Biometric Registration - Details

EDUCATION

Examination malpractice

The continuous wassce has welcome alot of analysis on instructors. This is on the grounds that many individuals feel that the instructors generally educate or show the understudies during their papers which isn't really. Because of this tests officials are so however on invigilators as well as the understudies.

  29 days ago ago
Examination malpractice

EDUCATION

IPPD Coordinators Allegedly Charging Money From Newly Posted Teachers Before Biometric Registration

Some Ghana Education Service (GES) Integrated Personnel and Payroll Database (IPPD) Coordinators in some districts, municipals, and metros are allegedly charging newly posted teachers some amount of money before getting their biometric documents processed. Information shared on "GNAT Youth" platform on Facebook by some bemoaned victims indicates that some IPPD coordinators are demanding between GHC 50 and GHC100 from the new teachers who have worked for almost 7 months without a salary.

  1 month ago ago
IPPD Coordinators Allegedly Charging Money From Newly Posted Teachers Before Biometric Registration

EDUCATION

The Inadequacy Of Teachers In GES Would Not Solve Totally If Their Demands Are Not Implemented.

Many advocates in recent times have identified that, the inadequacy of tutors in GES is as result of less satisfactions derived from their demands, since man as it is said, cannot work with empty stomach. This is to suggest probably that, the already problems surrounding the Ghana education service would not come to a standstill if the professional teachers are neglected in terms of their demands.

  1 month ago ago
The Inadequacy Of Teachers In GES Would Not Solve Totally If Their Demands Are Not Implemented.

EDUCATION

GES Cars, Ceased To Settle Salary Arrears Of Teachers

Cars belonging to the Ghana Education Service (GES) have been ceased in koforidua to settle salary arrears of group of teachers after a Judgement debt awarded in their favour from 2012 to 2016. According to ,TV3 news, the three vehicles that were ceased includes that of the GES Regional Director.

  20 days ago ago
GES Cars, Ceased To Settle Salary Arrears Of Teachers

EDUCATION

Take extra caution to ensure WASSCE is malpractice-free – GES to Directors

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has guaranteed the public that it has teamed up with the West African Examinations Council (WAEC) to guarantee that the current year's West African Senior School Certificate Examinations (WASSCE) will be led with next to no misbehavior. In a public statement dated August 29, 2022, and endorsed by its Head of Public Relations, Cassandra Twum Ampofo, the GES hoped everything would turn out great for all competitors of karma while guaranteeing all that the assessments will be without misbehavior and inconsistencies as the up-and-comers start their composed papers today.

  1 month ago ago
Take extra caution to ensure WASSCE is malpractice-free – GES to Directors

ENTERTAINMENT

Johnnie Hughes 'Angrily' Enquires; Is That Your Style Of Clearing Him Of The Allegations?

TV3 Johnny Hughes is one of the popular broadcast journalists in the country. His editorial on Johnny's Bite always comes with detailed information about matters affecting the country's development. On Tuesday, 23rd August 2022, Johnny Hughes pleaded with the ruling NPP government to give the youth a chance in leadership roles.

  1 month ago ago
Johnnie Hughes 'Angrily' Enquires; Is That Your Style Of Clearing Him Of The Allegations?

EDUCATION

Examination malpractice leads to corruption in the country - Mr Richard Kwasi Kovehaz

Converner for Campaign Against Privatization and Commercialization of Education (CAPCO), Mr Richard Kwasi Kovehaz has said cheating in examination halls leads to corruption in the country. According to him, per the report gathered, invigilators and teachers allow students to cheat especially in the West African Senior High School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) which does not help in the education sector.

  1 month ago ago
Examination malpractice leads to corruption in the country - Mr Richard Kwasi Kovehaz

EDUCATION

Annor Adjaye saga: Human Rights Lawyer backs HRRG calls for justice; demands GES to grant request

As calls heightens for justice to be served the 19 beleaguered students of the Annor Adjaye SHS who were victims of abuse, torture and brute canning by some teachers without the appropriate response from the authorities to punish the perpetrators, a human rights lawyer has waded into the matter, thrown its weight behind the Human Rights Reporters Ghana (HRRG) to push for it to happen.

  1 month ago ago
Annor Adjaye saga: Human Rights Lawyer backs HRRG calls for justice; demands GES to grant request

EDUCATION

GES Deputy DG is urged by teacher unions to reject a contract extension

Teacher Unions across the country have called on the Deputy Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Anthony Boateng, to decline the one-year contract extension offered to him by the government. The unions also demand that all employees who are eligible for retirement be told to follow the law while taking their retirement.

  1 month ago ago
GES Deputy DG is urged by teacher unions to reject a contract extension