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Schools reopening date; Private schools propose to government

Some Private schools in Ghana are demanding that there should be a partial reopening of schools all over the country starting mid-June this year. As in their proposal to the Ghana Education Service, the National Association of Private Schools in Ghana (GNAPS) and the Conference of Heads of Private Secondary Schools (CHOPSS) are combined with the view that safety mechanisms has to be rolled out as soon as possible to pave the way for, at least, final-year students in all senior high schools to reopen school.

  2 years ago ago
Schools reopening date; Private schools propose to government

EDUCATION

Closure of schools, This is the outcome of Private Schools Executives Meeting with Educ. Director.

Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) meet the director if education to Annalise on measures taken to combat the spread of corona virus in the schools especially private schools. (GNAPS) EXECUTIVES MEETING WITH EDUC. DIRECTOR 1. All the Covid Protocols need to be observed from creche to JHS. 2.School authorities should share the Covid materials at their disposal to the students and staff, but not keep them. 3.The School must immediately take every child suspected to be a Covid patient to a hospital/health

  1 year ago ago
Closure of schools, This is the outcome of Private Schools Executives Meeting with Educ. Director.

EDUCATION

"Our children to stay at home for 10 months will be disastrous " : Dr Damascus Tuurosong (GNAPS)

Dr. Damascus Tuurosong, Acting President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) descended interestingly on the government decision to postpone school reopening to January. In an interview with Joy News TV expressed his disappointment and disturbance on government decision to push the reopening of school to January. According to him the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) advocated for a possible resumption of schools in September or October because the institution believes

  1 year ago ago

COVID

GNAPS ( Ghana national association of private schools) to increase salary of Private school teachers

The management and stakeholders of Ghana national association of private schools are yet to take a decision to increase the monthly salary of Private teachers. In fact, this covid-19 pandemic period has made most private school teachers to lose their work or job when the issue of closure of all schools arrived. Frankly speaking, life has become very difficult for them. This is so because, they have not been receiving their salaries amidst this covid-19 era. The headmaster's from respective private schools claimed

  2 years ago ago
GNAPS ( Ghana national association of private schools) to increase salary of Private school teachers

EDUCATION

Private school teachers to benefit from Common Core Programme

The leadership of Ghana National Association of Schools (GNAPS), an umbrella Association of school owners has bemoaned the constant exploitation by so called service providers of CCP/ SBC. Proprietors and Proprietresses of private schools in Ghana were assured that Government is committed to upholding the constitutional provision that makes the right to equal educational opportunities a reality.

  1 year ago ago
Private school teachers to benefit from Common Core Programme

EDUCATION

Private Schools are Calling For Support from Government Ahead of Schools Reopening

Ghana National Association of Private Schools appealing for support from government ahead of Schools Reopening  The private schools in the country were most hit in the Coronavirus pandemic, 11 months of shutdown, According to the Ghana National Association of Private Schools(GNAPS) most of the Schools collapse before government announced the reopening of Schools. According to the Vice President of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools, they need government support to enable some of the schools to

  1 year ago ago
Private Schools are Calling For Support from Government Ahead of Schools Reopening

EDUCATION

Reopen schools mid-June – Private schools to GES

Reopen schools mid-June – Private schools to GES Private owned schools in Ghana have presented a sincere request before Ghana Education Service (GES), seeking for schools to reopen mid June thiay year. In tbe requested proposal,the Ghana National Association of Private School (GNAPS) with the Conference Of Head Of Secondary Schools (CHOPSS),joined forces to go against the idea of govt reopening school. According to them, the safety mechanisms ought to be rolled out rapidly to pave the way for, at least, f

  2 years ago ago
Reopen schools mid-June – Private schools to GES

EDUCATION

All Private JHS To Receive Government PPEs -GNAPS

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) in a release circulating assures its members of receiving Government PPEs taking off from today, 25th June, 2020 following the promise of the President, His Excellency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo in His 10th address to the Nation. Below is GNAPS release: All Private JHS To Receive Government PPE You are a private school owner with final year students preparing for the BECE and doubtful that you would receive PPE promised by his Excellence the Presid

  2 years ago ago
All Private JHS To Receive Government PPEs -GNAPS

EDUCATION

Roll out mechanisms quickly to reopen schools - Private Schools

The education fraternity has been boiling over the passed week with mixed reactions on the way forward towards reopening of schools. It would be recalled that the Ghana Education Service started engagement with it's stakeholders or partners to solicit ideas on the way forward to resume schools in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. The teacher Unions were the first to oppose the immediate resumption of schools with the notion that the condition of the pandemic is not favourable and it may endanger the life o

  2 years ago ago
Roll out mechanisms quickly to reopen schools - Private Schools

COVID

GNAPS putting much pressure on government to allow Students to return to school.

The management and stakeholders of Ghana National Association of Priivate schools(GNAPS) have suggested that schools should be reopened for the learners to return. This is because, the closure of schools since March had adversely affected its workers. In fact, for government teachers, they have been receiving their salaries on monthly basis amidst this covid-19 era. However, in the private teaching sector, the collected fees from the students are used to settle or pay the teachers. Now, ones schools have been

  2 years ago ago
GNAPS putting much pressure on government to allow Students to return 
to school.

EDUCATION

The Government has never Implemented any policy to Favour Private Schools, GNAPS are always neglected

Private schools play a key role in the administration and schooling system of the country.In fact we have helped to reduce the burden of the country and the government at large.If private schools were not in Ghana am sure government schools would be runned in multiple track system.But this is a situation were the government has kept a blind eye on private schools since free education policy came into existence. The government puts a greater concentration on only government schools forgetting that we the pri

  2 years ago ago
The Government has never Implemented any policy to Favour Private Schools, GNAPS are always neglected

POLITICS

GNAPS pleads for support from government as government announces reopening of schools

The announcement made by the first gentleman of the state, His Exelency Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, during his 21st Covid-19 update, about the reopening of basic schools, have called for many reactions from stake holders. The national president of the association of private schools, has added his voice to the discussion. Dr. Damascus Tuurosong, said in an interview that, it has been the association’s view that schools in the country could have been reopened as far back as last September, but government thought

  1 year ago ago
GNAPS pleads for support from government as government announces reopening of schools

EDUCATION

Government should re open schools - GNAPS acting president

The acting president of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools Mr. Damascus Tuurosong has spoken and appealed to government to re-open schools. According to his appeal schools must re-open due to the fact that members of his organisation especially the small earning schools are at risk of drowning in financial losses. Mr. Damascus appealed that schools must be opened in order to bring back our educational economy and impact on employment. He made mention of the fact that most members or his association

  2 years ago ago
Government should re open schools - GNAPS acting president

EDUCATION

Long school closure, danger to the educational sector - GNAPS

Long school closure, danger to the educational sector - GNAPS. Alhaji Dasaana N. S. Adamu, the Upper West Regional Secretary of Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), says the long school conclusion because of the COVID-19 flare-up has represented a genuine danger to the nation's educational sector.  He said the shutdown of schools could have a cost for the younger students, networks and the nation everywhere and crash the advancement made in the sector.  Alhaji Adamu said this in an introduction

  1 year ago ago
Long school closure, danger to the educational sector - GNAPS

EDUCATION

Resume Schools Now - GNAPS Demands

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools GNAPS has demanded that schools be immediately reopened across the country. The acting President of the association Dr Damasus Tuurosong says now is the time for schools to reopen since the effects of Covid-19 have been mitigated and restrictions are being eased. He added that virtual studies have not been effective in most part of the country since schools closed due to factors including lack of logistics needed to access various learning platforms.   Mr Tuurosong

  2 years ago ago
Resume Schools Now - GNAPS Demands

EDUCATION

GNAPS Holds Sensitization Forum for Members to Enhance Teaching and Learning

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), zone 12 has held its termly general meeting at Dodowa in the Shai-Osudoku District of the Greater Accra Region. During the meeting, the newly elected Chairperson of the Greater Accra Regional Division of GNAPS in the person of Aisha Asi Akrofi in her speech highlighted the new administration’s ambition.

  1 year ago ago
GNAPS Holds Sensitization Forum for Members to Enhance Teaching and Learning

EDUCATION

GNAPS calls for support from Government on the re-opening of schools

The National 1st Vice -Chairperson of the Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS), Mr. John Afranie Boateng, has expressed misgivings on the return of JHS2 and SHS2 students to school on 5th October, 2020, as announced by President Akufo Addo on Sunday evening.         He said Private schools were one of the hardest hit groups in the Covid era, and since their finances have dwindled, it would be very difficult for them to assemble both teaching and non- teaching staff, to receive the students

  1 year ago ago
GNAPS calls for support from Government on the re-opening of schools

EDUCATION

GNAPS sends goodwill message to 2020 BECE candidates

The Ghana National Association of Private Schools (GNAPS) has in a statement copied to Georgeweb.org extended its goodwill message to all candidates partaking the 2020 Basic Education Certificate Examination. Dear BECE Candidates, You are our heroes, our warriors poised to do battle and come out of the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) smiling with flying colours. Do not be cowed by your long homestay as a result of the coronavirus. Walk boldly into Examination Halls knowing that success is your

  1 year ago ago
GNAPS sends goodwill message to 2020 BECE candidates