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EDUCATION

Teachers To Be Paid Their CPD Allowance This November?

November Is Here Again-Teachers Await 2022 CPD Allowance Teachers in Ghana await their Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Allowance this November. There have been hear-says about this year’s payment. Some speculate that government may not be able to settle such financial obligations due to the current economic downturn causing a lot of pressure on the government treasury.

  22 days ago ago
Teachers To Be Paid Their CPD Allowance This November?

EDUCATION

August 2022 Cost Of Living Allowance To Be Paid Without Arrears?

Following Labour agitations spearheaded by various Teacher Unions, government and Organized Labor signed on July 14, 2022 that they have agreed that 15% COLA starting in July will be to paid to all public sector employees. The Cost-of-Living Allowances (COLA) will be paid in the month of August 2022 with an effective date of July 1, 2022.

  3 months ago ago
August 2022 Cost Of Living Allowance To Be Paid Without Arrears?

EDUCATION

Kitchen Stool Position: The Headmaster Caught In The Video Was A Legend (Throwback)

One of the hottest video to have ever went viral with such huge controversy surrounding it was the 'kitchen stool' position video that saw a headmaster and a female student. The headteacher at Adumanu istrict Assembly Basic School in the Asikuma Odoben Brakwa District in the Central Region of the country was in the camera, and were said to have been dismissed alongside a number of other teachers found to have engaged in various act that brings the name of the pen and chalk fraternity into disrepute. Ghana Education

  2 years ago ago
Kitchen Stool Position: The Headmaster Caught In The Video Was A Legend (Throwback)

EDUCATION

We won’t allow our members to be threatened – GNAT President

The National President of the Ghana National Association (GNAT) of Teachers, Madam Philipa Larsen has stated emphatically that, they will not sit and watch their members threatened. She made the call while speaking on PM express in reactions to the recent vandalism action perpetrated by some senior high school students writing the year’s final exams. The GNAT president called on authorities of the Ghana Education Service (GES) and security officers to step in and ensure the arrest of all such student who were

  2 years ago ago
We won’t allow our members to be threatened – GNAT President

POLITICS

Teachers Disappointed in Christmas package from Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT)

Teachers who belongs to the Ghana National Association of Teachers were disappointed with their leaders in the Christmas package given to them The Christmas package that was given to teachers before the Christmas break, each teacher was given three(3) customized re-useable nose mask and two bottles of 200ml hand sanitizer. Some teachers accused the management Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT) of mismanaging of fund, and disrespect to teachers The following are list of items Ghana National Association

  1 year ago ago
Teachers Disappointed in Christmas package from Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT)

POLITICS

Blame NAPO When You Lose The December Elections. Nana Addo Told

The Deputy public relations officer of Ghana National Association of private schools, Rev. William Baako has hinted that, members of their association have been home for over five months, yet the government is not considering opening full streams of the schools to operate. "To worsen our plight, government has asked us to stay home up to January 2021 without giving us any assistance to cushion our members". In view of that, Rev. Baako, who doubles as Chairman for Ghana National Association of private schools,

  2 years ago ago
Blame NAPO When You Lose The December Elections. Nana Addo Told

EDUCATION

Teacher's Unions Becomes Toothless Bulldog Due to Partisan Politics?

Teacher's Unions Becomes Toothless Bulldog Due to Partisan Politics?The three main teacher unions in our educational system are Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) and Coalition of Concern Teachers(CCT).These Union's were once vocal in the country when it comes teachers condition of service.

  1 year ago ago
Teacher's Unions Becomes Toothless Bulldog Due to Partisan Politics?

ECONOMY-FINANCE

GNAT Propose An Increase In Each Member's Cancer Fund Contribution

Members of the Ghana National Association of teachers have complained a day in day out about continuous payment of funds with nothing good coming from their leaders.

  1 year ago ago
GNAT Propose An Increase In Each Member's Cancer Fund Contribution

EDUCATION

Minister Of Education Meets with the Teacher Unions Over Intended Strike Action

The three teacher unions in the country in a press conference declared their intention to embark on strike actions in September if their grievances are not addressed by the Ministry of Education and the Government of Ghana. The general secretaries of the three main teacher unions Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) represented by Thomas Musah, the general secretary, Angel Carbonu the general secretary of the National Association Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) and King Ali, the general secretary of the Coalition of Concern Teachers (CCT) in their collective bargain power the three teacher unions have called on the government to address the challenges in our educational sector and the teachers' condition of service.

  1 year ago ago
Minister Of Education Meets with the Teacher Unions Over Intended Strike Action

POLITICS

Open schools in phases, says GNAT to GES.

The Ghana National Association of Teachers will be meeting the Ghana Education Service today in a meeting which has been explained to be a critical and crucial meeting to decide the future of students. The decision to either reopen schools or not depends on the outcome of the crucial meeting with the Ghana National Association of Teachers and the Ghana Education Service. The president of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, Philippa Larsen who revealed the meeting to the 3Fm host of sunrise morning Alfred

  1 year ago ago
Open schools in phases, says GNAT to GES.

EDUCATION

Teachers’ Union on Hibernation: Teachers Laments On Their Union Leaders

Teacher's Union on Hibernation: Teachers Laments Their Union Leaders  The major Teacher's Unions in Ghana are Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) and Coalition of Concern Teachers(CCT).

  1 year ago ago
Teachers’ Union on Hibernation: Teachers Laments On Their Union Leaders

EDUCATION

NEW: GES to conduct a supplementary exam for individuals who could not get their index numbers

The Ghana Education Service is set to conduct a supplementary promotional exam for persons who would not be able to take part in the ongoing GES promotion exam due to the inability of the service to generate index numbers for the said individuals.

  1 year ago ago
NEW: GES to conduct a supplementary exam for individuals who could not get their index numbers

EDUCATION

GES Meets Teacher Unions Over Transformation To A Semester

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has invited heads of teacher unions over concerns raised about the introduction of the semester system for pre-tertiary students. Following the transformation from a trimester academic calendar to a semester, GNAT together with other teacher unions decried the policy on the basis that it will mean an increase in contact hours in schools.

  10 months ago ago
GES Meets Teacher Unions Over Transformation To A Semester