There is a saying which goes that, "No matter your profession, a teacher taught". Teachers in Ghana are not satisfied with the way they are being treated, they believe that they deserve more than what has been offered to them in terms of salary and other condition of service.
NTC has started registration for license for in-service Teachers - Follow this procedure to register
The National Teaching Council has begun registration for in-service Teachers for their professional license. The National Teaching Council mandated under the Education Act (Act 778), section 9 to improve professional standing and ensure licencing of Teachers in the country. The council started issuing license to teachers after taking the professional license examination for those who completed professional courses but that of the in-service Teachers was on hold as the Teacher Unions were engaging the council
The Parent teachers association, the Ghana National Association of Teachers, in recent times has been hit with a turn over of some internal issues to restructure the Association's mode of operations. In this, the association took steps some few weeks ago to rename the Teachers Provident Fund back to its original name, the GNAT Provident Fund and to name an interim board of trustees for the fund to oversee its activities until news board is elected.
Ghana Education Service has rescheduled the Common ommon Core Program(CCP) Curriculum to Monday 11th to Friday 15th January, 2021. The new curriculum will be implemented next Academic year, Trainers of Trainees were selected from each districts. The trainers of trainees includes subjects specialist, Classroom teachers and head teachers. District level training workshop was scheduled to begin last week but was postponed Teachers who were selected to be trained as Trainers of Trainees Boycott the program at the
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
As the local Akan adage goes "if you see someone's bear on fire, you fetch water by your own. The GES and government on the road to reopen Schools amid the incresing numbers of the Covid-19 cases in Ghana has become a major issue of concern. There were earlier reactions from the National Council for Parents Teacher Association (NCPTA) for government not the be in a hurry to reopen schools because evidence from the Ghana Health Service did not suggest a nosedive in the cases of Covid-19 in the country. Howev
For the past years, none of the governments have done anything positive for teachers. In Ghana alone apart from Educational employees most especially Teachers, all other government employees have been receiving incentives packages together with other allowances from the government and Teachers have been receiving none since the Fourth Republic up-to-date. And the tragic aspect of this is that the other workers turn to mock teachers as things go over the past years non of the political parties have provided
Some Junior Common Room(JCR) executives here at the University of Ghana have asked a handful of final-year undergraduate students who started reporting to campus today, January 14, 2021, to return home in the meantime. This directive from the leadership of some JCR came at the time where Hall assistants who are members of the Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) at the various hall of residence have decided to embark on an indefinite strike. Per the academic calendar of the University of Ghana, level
In Ghana, none of the political parties have done anything positive for teachers. In Ghana alone apart from Educational employees most especially Teachers, all other state employees have been receiving incentives packages together with other subsidies from the government and Teachers have been receiving none since the Fourth Republic up-to-date. And the tragic aspect of this is that the other workers turn to mock teachers as things go over the past years non of the political parties have provided better relief
Education Workers Connect has stated that the exclusion of Teacher Unions from the committee constituted by the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh to advise on modalities for reopening of schools is inappropriate. Education Workers Connect expressed shock at the composition of the Committee stated that it was not complete given the fact that our hardworking Teachers were left out. They argued that it is improper to reopon schools without the valuable contributions from the Teachers. They further