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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.

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

JUSTICE

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.

  3 months ago ago
GES Lawyer Hot As Masses Rise Against Him With Instances And Evidence.

EDUCATION

NAGRAT Finally Responds To His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo

The National Association of Graduate Teachers The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) will not be calling off its strike despite President Akufo-Addo’s plea. Speaking on The Probe on Sunday, NAGRAT’s gender coordinator, Rebecca Ocran Abaidoo, said that the association was happy to have been invited for negotiations on Tuesday but maintained that the association was still on strike.

  4 months ago ago
NAGRAT Finally Responds To His Excellency Nana Akuffo Addo

EDUCATION

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.

  25 days ago ago
Just In: Teacher Unions Call Off Strike

OTHERS

NAGRAT And GNAT ‘Storm’ Out Of Meeting With Government Representatives Over 20% COLA

It was an interesting day at the Ministry of Health today, Tuesday, July 12, 2022 as government representatives met with Organized labor unions. It has been an interesting few days as labor unions have been agitating for better working conditions. Last week, 4 pre-tertiary unions embarked on strike after they claimed their demands for a 20% of Cost of Living Allowance had been overlooked. Today, the Minister of Finance, Deputy Employment Minister alongside other government representatives engaged organized labor

  4 months ago ago
NAGRAT And GNAT ‘Storm’ Out Of Meeting With Government Representatives Over 20% COLA

EDUCATION

Basic School Teachers Deserve To Be Paid Responsibility Allowance-Angel Cabornu

The president of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbornu has said that teachers at the basic level deserve to be paid responsibility allowance. Speaking at the NAGRAT National Council meetings held some few days ago in Accra and sighted by Bricy Boateng, the outspoken leader of the association stressed that most basic school teachers perform extra duties as managers of the classroom but sadly, are paid no allowance.

  2 months ago ago
Basic School Teachers Deserve To Be Paid Responsibility Allowance-Angel Cabornu

EDUCATION

Trouble As Teachers Union Drops Wild Message; Reveals The Next Step If Government Don't Hear Them

Teachers have been on strike for the past week, demanding a 20% COLA increase. No agreement has been reached despite repeated attempts by teachers' unions to talk with the administration. A total of 350,000 instructors have given up their jobs, denying 7.2 million children the opportunity to receive education.

  4 months ago ago
Trouble As Teachers Union Drops Wild Message; Reveals The Next Step If Government Don't Hear Them

CAREER-JOBS

IMF bailout implications on the Ghanaian worker

Since the IMF decision was unveiled by the government of Ghana it seems to have triggered what is now very clearly labor on rest, and what is emerging now it’s clear that the workers believe somehow. And because of our past history with the IMF and how they are very strict with the employment and the labor union and the work force and the compensation package.

  4 months ago ago
IMF bailout implications on the Ghanaian worker

EDUCATION

Removal of GES boss disappointing – NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is worried that Prof. Kwasi Opoku-job Amankwa's position as Director-General of the Ghana Education Service will be taken away by the President (GES). NAGRAT said that the change is not only surprising, but it has also made the members of the association very sad.

  1 month ago ago
Removal of GES boss disappointing – NAGRAT

EDUCATION

"We have not called off the strike" - NAGRAT

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT’s) Gender Coordinator, Rebecca Ocran Abaidoo, has cleared the airways that the four teacher unions have not called off the strike. There were speculations that since the government appealed to the teachers to call of the strike while they engage government on their demands, the striking teachers have reconsidered their decision.

  4 months ago ago

EDUCATION

Humbly Decline The Appointment From Akufo-Addo – NAGRAT Boldly Tell Government Appointee

News of a letter written by the Minster of Education, Yaw Adutwum has been trending on social media since morning. Hon. Yaw Adutwum had called on President Akufo-Addo to extend the services of the Deputy Director General, for Management Services of the Ghana Education Service. Interestingly, President Akufo-Addo approved the recommendation same day and extended the service of Mr. Anthony Boateng for another year.

  3 months ago ago
Humbly Decline The Appointment From Akufo-Addo – NAGRAT Boldly Tell Government Appointee

EDUCATION

Are You Ready To Give The Teachers Their 20% COLA? – Check Out Deputy Employment Minister’s Reply

Today, Wednesday, July 13, 2022 the government held their third meeting with 4 pre-tertiary unions. The unions last week embarked on a strike action that has affected millions of students. This strike has forced other labor unions to also make claims for allowances for their cost of living.

  4 months ago ago
Are You Ready To Give The Teachers Their 20% COLA? – Check Out Deputy Employment Minister’s Reply

EDUCATION

COLA STRIKE: We Have Heard You Mr. President But We Are Not Stopping Until We Hear Something

The striking pre-tertiary teachers have asked the government for better negotiations before calling off their strike. NAGRAT's Gender Coordinator, Rebecca Ocran Abaidoo, says President Akufo-Addo must give them something tangible in exchange for what the government is requesting before they call off their strike. "We are hopeful that we will have something tangible to send to our rank and file to end the strike."

  4 months ago ago
COLA STRIKE: We Have Heard You Mr. President But We Are Not Stopping Until We Hear Something

EDUCATION

We Would Have Gone On Serious Demonstration If It Were Us – U/W NAGRAT Chairman

Three days have passed, but the Education Ministry has yet to fulfill its pledge to provide meals to senior high schools in the Upper West Region. Food items would be distributed to all senior high schools in the Upper West Region on the same day, Kwasi Kwarteng promised in an interview with the spokesperson for the Education Ministry on 3FM Sunrise on Tuesday.

  4 months ago ago
We Would Have Gone On Serious Demonstration If It Were Us – U/W NAGRAT Chairman

EDUCATION

Teachers still on strike as NAGRAT and GNAT walk out of negotiations

Delegates of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and the National Graduate Association of Teachers (NAGRAT) have left the discussion with the public authority over their interest for Cost of Living Allowance (COLA). The two affiliations blamed government for treachery of trust for requesting that they cancel their strike before discussions.

  4 months ago ago
Teachers still on strike as NAGRAT and GNAT walk out of negotiations

EDUCATION

Angry Teacher Union Leaders Boycott Meeting With Gov’t On COLA As Negotiation Remains Incomplete

The leadership of the striking teacher unions on Tuesday, July 12 walked out of the meeting with government officials that was to discuss the issues that resulted in the strike, TV3’s Daniel Opoku who has been observing developments with the teacher unions reported. Presidents of the National Association of Teachers (NAGRAT) and the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) Angel Carbonou and Thomas Musah respectively, who attended the meeting in Accra, told journalists after stepping out that the government’s representatives were insisting that the unions call off the strike before negotiations start.

  4 months ago ago
Angry Teacher Union Leaders Boycott Meeting With Gov’t On COLA As Negotiation Remains Incomplete

EDUCATION

Striking Teachers Prove Their Seriousness By Walking Out Of The Meeting With Government Officials

It has been another dramatic ending today as the leadership of the striking teacher unions stepped out of the meeting with government officials. A few hours ago, leaders of some of the teacher unions met with some government officials with the core aim of discussing issues that resulted in the strike.

  4 months ago ago
Striking Teachers Prove Their Seriousness By Walking Out Of The Meeting With Government Officials

EDUCATION

Inadequate Food Supply To Some Senior High Schools In Upper West Region.

The Education ministry promised to supply food to senior high schools in the Upper West Region. However the chairman of the National Graduate Teachers Association (NAGRAT), Harruna Ussif Kadiri that, the ministry didn't do as they promised. He said on 13th July 2022 on 3FM that not even a single teacher has received any supply.The Conference of Heads of Assisted Secondary Schools (CHASS) in the Upper West Region wrote a letter to the Regional Director of the Ghana Education Service (GES) that, the schools are running out of money and food supplies and attempts to get some from the Buffer Stock Company suppliers and other local suppliers have proven futile due to non-payment of outstanding debts owed them.

  4 months ago ago
Inadequate Food Supply To Some Senior High Schools In Upper West Region.

EDUCATION

Government Representative at the meeting did not help matters - Angel Carbonu.

The President of National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Mr. Angel Carbonu has said, the meeting held with the government representatives didn't help to solved the matter. The negotiation meeting held by the ministers of employment and labour relations, fiance, education and national security agencies with the organised labour which includes the teachers ended up inconclusively.

  4 months ago ago
Government Representative at the meeting did not help matters - Angel Carbonu.

EDUCATION

Teacher Unions walkout on government during negotiations.

There seems to be no end in sight for the ongoing strike embarked on by all pre-tertiary institutions in Ghana. The teachers are insisting on the government paying them the cost of living allowance. The government today met the 4 main unions embarking on the strike action in a bid to resolve issues.

  4 months ago ago
Teacher Unions walkout on government during negotiations.