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EDUCATION

Is Ghana’s Education Sector sinking under the supervision of Dr. Yaw Adutwum the Educationist?

Ghana’s education sector is sinking and it is sinking at a faster speed, more than how a lot of right thinking Ghanaians thought it would be. Many Ghanaians had thought that Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, who prides himself as part of the sector due to his background in teaching would be able to drive the sector to a successful destination, but with what is prevailing presently, it appears the education sector vehicle is simply in the wrong hands.

  3 days ago ago
Is Ghana’s Education Sector sinking under the supervision of Dr. Yaw Adutwum the Educationist?

EDUCATION

Ghanaian Universities to Close Down by Friday – UTAG

The University Teachers Association of Ghana embarked on strike on the 10th January, 2022 due to the government’s failure to address the concerns of the member of the Association. UTAG partially withdrew on of its three core mandates, teaching and related activities. However, the National Labour Commission came out with a ruling against UTAG members on the 13th January, 2022 in connection with their demand for better conditions of service.

  3 days ago ago
Ghanaian Universities to Close Down by Friday – UTAG

EDUCATION

Ghanaian Universities to Close Down by Friday-UTAG

The University Teachers Association of Ghana embarked on strike on the 10th January, 2022 due to the government’s failure to address the concerns of the members of the Association. UTAG partially withdrew one of its three core mandates, teaching and related activities. However, the National Labour Commission came out with a ruling against UTAG members on the 13th January, 2022 in connection with their demand for better conditions of service.

  3 days ago ago
Ghanaian Universities to Close Down by Friday-UTAG

EDUCATION

UTAG Ignores Directive To Call Of Strike

The public university teachers are ignoring the order given to them by the National Labour Commission to call off their illegal strike. The Commission, an independent body, set up by law to adjudicate labour disputes, has ruled that the strike by the university teachers is not legitimate and directed them to return to the lecture halls to teach but the teachers say they are not going back until their issues have been resolved.

  7 days ago ago
UTAG Ignores Directive To Call Of Strike

EDUCATION

We Won't Call Off Strike - UTAG To Government

The University Association of Ghana (UTAG) has vowed not to call off the strike untill the government meet their demand. Though the National Labour Commission (NLA) last week declared the ongoing strike by the University Association of Ghana as illegal and therefore the Association needs to call it off.

  9 days ago ago
We Won't Call Off Strike - UTAG To Government

JUSTICE

NLC To Meet UTAG Today Over The Industrial Strike Actions.

The National Labour Commission (NLC), together with the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC), to meet today over the UTAG strike and their condition of service. The National Labor Commission(NLC) is to settle the dispute between the two parties UTAG and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission.

  14 days ago ago
NLC To Meet UTAG Today Over The Industrial Strike Actions.

EDUCATION

Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

Just about two days, the National Secretary of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) Prof Ransford Gyampo cautioned the Minister of Finance Ken Ofori Atta against a possible silence of the 2022 budget on the demands made by the professional union in respect of their conditions of service.

  2 months ago ago
Ken Ofori Atta Goes Silent On UTAG's Request; Will The Strike Resume As Threatened?

EDUCATION

Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

Earlier in August this year, the University Teachers' Association of Ghana (UTAG) suspended all teaching and learning activities across all public university campusesin Ghana to demand for a better conditions of service from the government. After the legal battle that ensued between the National Labour Commission, the association, UTAG decided to suspend the strike and revisit the negotiation table.

  3 months ago ago
Your Finance Minister Is Treating Us Like Rags, Intervene - Prof. Gyampo To Prez.

POLITICS

UTAG strike suspension: Another subtle campaign for Dr. Bawumia?

These days, it seems the vice President of Ghana, Alhaji Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia takes advantage of every opportunity to announce himself and project his leadership prowess to Ghanaians as part of his effort t9 lead the New Patriotic Party (NPP) into the battle of 2024. This is evident in how he pokes his nose in every social issues.

  5 months ago ago
UTAG strike suspension: Another subtle campaign for Dr. Bawumia?

EDUCATION

Teacher Unions Give Final Deadline For Nationwide Strike If The Gov't Fails To Do These

The three major teacher unions have hinted that they will embark on a nationwide strike action if the government fails to meet their concerns by November 17, 2021. Speaking in an interview with Campus Exclusive, Mr. Frank Gyegye, the Communication Director of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers-Ghana (CCT-GH) indicated the government has been given up to November 17 to honor his part of the agreement.

  3 months ago ago
Teacher Unions Give Final Deadline For Nationwide Strike If The Gov't Fails To Do These

POLITICS

UTAG Slams The Door At Opposition Party; Describes NLC As 'Incompetent And Embarrassment' To Gov't

Any opposition political party, and more specifically the National Democratic Congress (NDC) should discard hopes of ever inflaming passion on the part of the leadership of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) given their unsettled labour related issues with the government. It is sounded crystal clear that the professional body abhors the infiltration or inducement of opposition parties in their demands for a better offer in terms of their conditions of service.

  5 months ago ago
UTAG Slams The Door At Opposition Party; Describes NLC As 'Incompetent And Embarrassment' To Gov't

EDUCATION

4 Reasons Why UTAG Called off the Strike

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) recently declared the strike to drum home their poor condition of service. The strike action which commenced on 14 June has been called after an agreement between the National Labour Commission and UTAG. Although  National   Labour Commission has recently taken UTAG  to court and has been praying on the court to order the lecturers to go back to the classroom which they refused.

  5 months ago ago
4 Reasons Why UTAG Called off the Strike

EDUCATION

Why threaten to Withhold our Results? Are We Your Target? - Students to UTAG

Prof. Ransford Gyampo is Secretary to UTAG Universities in Ghana begun a sit down strike on the 2nd of August 2021, after the development, the National Labor Commission Directed UTAG through a court order to return to the classrooms, meanwhile, UTAG resisted the directive from National Labour Commission and threatened to lay down tools on Monday 16th of August 2021.

  5 months ago ago
Why threaten to Withhold our Results? Are We Your Target? - Students to UTAG

EDUCATION

On October 1, GNAT members will go on strike.

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has given notice that if the government does not accept their demand for better working conditions, they will go on strike. The teachers have stated that they want the government to address issues with their pay, allowances, and other related issues promptly, or they will lay down their tools in the first week of October.

  4 months ago ago
On October 1, GNAT members will go on strike.

JUSTICE

Labour unrest: Court slaps UTAG with GHc3000 value over courtroom docket regulations.

The Labour Court in Accra presided over through Justice Frank Rockson Aboadwe has presented a value of GHc3000 in opposition to University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) This turned into after legal professionals of UTAG did not observe Section 20(14) of the regulations that governs their utility earlier than the courtroom docket.

  5 months ago ago
Labour unrest: Court slaps UTAG with GHc3000 value over courtroom docket regulations.

EDUCATION

UTAG agrees to call off strike

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has agreed to hold on to its strike after an emergency meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC) and the Employment and Labour Relations Ministry. This follows a release of a memorandum of agreement signed between the government and the Teachers Association.

  5 months ago ago
UTAG agrees to call off strike

JUSTICE

UTAG Strike to be called off

The UTAG strike hasn’t been called off. There is a meeting between UTAG and NLC on 23rd August 2021. If it doesn’t go in favor of UTAG, they will still continue to embark on their industrial strike. National Labour Commission secured the injunction against the strike, arguing that the law forbids UTAG from proceeding on the industrial action when negotiations are underway.

  5 months ago ago
UTAG Strike to be called off

EDUCATION

Ghana employment ministry and NLC discontinued legal process against UTAG.

Following the positive move by NLC and Ghana employment ministry to withdraw all legal processes against UTAG over the nationwide strike by the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) , the association has agreed to return to negotiation table in a bit to suspend its ongoing strike following an emergency meeting with the National Labour Commission (NLC) and Employment and Labour Relations Ministry.

  5 months ago ago
Ghana employment ministry and NLC discontinued legal process against UTAG.

EDUCATION

UTAG agrees to call off strike as NLC and Employment Ministry move to discontinue legal process

The University Teachers Association (UTAG) has agreed to suspend its strike following an emergency meeting with the National Labour Commission and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations. This is contained in a memorandum of agreement between government and UTAG. In conjunction with the National Labour Commission, the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations also agreed to discontinue all legal processes against the striking lectures.

  5 months ago ago
UTAG agrees to call off strike as NLC and Employment Ministry move to discontinue legal process

EDUCATION

Just in, UTAG to call off strike action.

A Memoranda of Agreement (MoA) between the Government of Ghana and the University Teachers Association of Ghana, UTAG has been arrived with regards to the ongoing strike action, causing the former (UTAG) to call of it's industrial action. The National Labour Commission and the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations has also agreed to discontinue all legal processes against the striking lecturers with the University Teachers Association of Ghana agreeing to call off the strike action that has been pending for days.

  5 months ago ago
Just in, UTAG to call off strike action.