Teachers Cautioned: Your License Can Be Revoked If You Violate These - Details Below
To improve and standardize the teaching profession, the National Teaching Council is issuing license to professional teachers who teach in both public and private schools in the country. It is in this light that, the Western and Western North Regional Secretary for GNAT, Mr Boadu Abedi William has stated that Ghana Education Service has code of professional conduct that spells out the DOs and the DON'Ts in the teaching profession.
The Government Employees Union has rejected the 18% pay cut
The Government Employees Union did not approve the 18% pay cut that the government has proposed to include in the salaries of non-security government employees. The Government Employees Union said on Wednesday at a meeting to discuss the pay increase that it stands by what it stands for.
GES Lawyer Hot As Masses Rise Against Him With Instances And Evidence.
The General Legal consultant for Ghana Education Service Lawyer Anthony Boateng is currently hot as masses involving teachers, teacher unions and some top media gurus have risen against him. Interestingly, the masses backed their words with instances and evidence. According to NAGRAT, GNAT and the Concern Teachers Association, there have been instances whereby Lawyer Anthony Boateng's tenure was extended for two consecutive times.
Updates On Teachers Promotion, Salaries, Text Books And NTC Workshops
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), have given some updates on teachers promotion, salaries and other issues in education. On GNAT Hour hosted by Angel Fm on Saturday, 27th August 2022, the Ashanti Regional GNAT Chairman Mr. Prosper Takyi gave updates on the above issues.
Good News As GNAT Members Are Given Free Funeral Clothes.
The Ghana National Association Of Teachers, GNAT, for short, has been committed to its membership through various fringe benefits besides their membership dues in every blessed month of each academic year. These extra entitlements, ranges from GNAT T- shirts, special clothes, free cancer treatment for members and many more which cannot be mentioned.
Updates Of 2023 Salary Negotiations - Thomas Musah
After the much anticipated Cost Of Living Allowance (COLA) was paid by the government in August, other public sector workers have been asking about the 2023 base pay negotiation. The latest update was revealed by Thomas T. Musah, the General Secretary of GNAT. Speaking on GNAT Hour, a program hosted by Angel FM, on 3rd September 2023 via phone call, he revealed that 30% salary increase is what they are negotiating for in 2023.
COHBS And GNAT Condemn The Killing Of A JHS 2 Student Of Banda Nkwanta R/C
The associations, Conference of Heads of Basic Schools (COHBS) and the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) of the Ghana Education Service (GES) have condemned the killing of Master Sansah Sei, a JHS 2 student of Banda Nkwanta R/C in the Bole District of the Savannah Region.
Teacher Unions Issues Statement On 2022 Payment Of Continuous Professional Development Allowance
The Pre-tertiary teachers unions in Ghana has issued a press statement concerning the payment of 2022 Continuous Professional Development Allowance. A statement signed by Thomas Musah the General Secretary of GNAT, Angel Carbonu the President of NAGRAT and King Ali Awudu, the President of Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana reads as follows;
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.
Payment of Allowances to Teachers in Deprived Communities to be Effected before December, 2022.
In 2009 the Ghana Education Service have signed against the provision of the 2009 Collective Agreement between the Ghana Education Service and the Teacher Unions in the Education Service which enjoins GES in section 18.3 to pay allowances based on monthly gross salary to teachers posted to areas designated as deprived.
A 60% increase in base pay cannot be agreed upon by organized labor and the government.
The negotiations between the government and organized labor to increase the single-spine compensation structure by 60% by 2023 have come to a deadlock. The workers in the public sector noted that the daily base pay is less than the recently established daily minimum wage of GH14.88 by the government.
Instructors in deprived areas are expected to enjoy 20% of their gross profits as an allowance.
The Ghana instructors Prize rite was held in the Northern place of Ghana on 5th October 2022. The Ghana national association of teachers has referred to as on the Minister of education to meet the agreement on the fee of allowance to instructors in deprived regions in accordance t the GNAT president, the teacher unions signed an settlement with the Ghana training provider for the charge of deprived teachers Allowance for instructors who be given postings to deprived regions
Ashanti Region GNAT Speaks On Alleged Suspension Of Data Package To Its Members
Management of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) in the Ashanti Region have stated that, the general public should ignore news making waves that they have suspend the internet data package to its members. The Data package for GNAT members is an initiative by the association to subsidize the expensive data package to its members only within the region.
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.
2023 Salary Update For Teachers
After the many hard works and sacrifices by the respective teacher unions in their agitation for the cost of living allowance for the betterment of the Ghanaian professional teachers, in which fifteen percentage was finally agreed upon, it seems that some teachers unions have not ceased their duties in fighting for improve conditions of service for teachers.
Just In: Teacher Unions Call Off Strike
The striking teacher unions have called off their strike after the National Labour Commission (NLC) secured a restraining order from the court against their action on Friday November 11. President of the Ghana National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) told TV3 Journalist on Friday November 11 that “we can’t disrespect the court order.
We are proud as teachers but not happy with our work condition – GNAT
The Ghana National Association of Teachers'(GNAT) and other instructor associations in Ghana joined the remainder of the world to celebrate 2022 World Educators' Day under the subject: The Change of Training Starts with Instructors. Many instructors inside the Madina Adenta Abokobi (MAA) Region GNAT denoted the Worldwide Educators' Day with wearing exercises at the Madina Astroturf Sports Center.
JUST IN: Trouble Emerges As Teachers Fight Ghana Education Service; Drops Worrying Details
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is worried that the Ghana Education Service's reluctance to promote teachers and GNAT members to their rightful ranks is making its members more upset. At its 2022 national council meeting, GNAT said that "delays in providing laptops, paying allowances, and starting base pay negotiations could lead to labor unrest among teachers" all over the country.
No Cheating, Save Yourself From Trauma And Embarrassment - GNAT To BECE Candidates
The Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) will be administered in 2022, and all pupils who will be taking it have received congratulations from the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT). The group aggressively urged students to prove during the test that they were deserving of the state's and their parents' investments in them.
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.