Incremental jump is granted to teachers in the Ghana Education Service, each year a teacher is given a jump of one step on his salary level and scale, there is a monetary value attached to the step, if a teacher serves on a rank for a year, his salary level and scale is increased by a step and this step comes with a pay rise in the teacher’s basic salary.
Ghana Education Service is set to recruit Teaching and Non-Teaching staff into the service. Teachers will be recruited for all levels of education from the basic schools to the second cycle schools. Majority of the Senior High Schools on the the double track educational system have inadequate teachers putting pressure on the existing teachers in the schools, these teachers are currently teaching in both tracks of the double track system.
A laboratory equipment supplier, DCL Laboratory Products Limited has been raided by a notorious thief today. A CCTV footage taken of his operation this morning showed an adult male suspected to be the very person who was captured on security cameras recently stealing at the Bulk Oil Storage and Transport (BOST) Company Limited.
Good news for teachers as the Ministry of Finance releases fund for the Payment of 2021 professional development allowance for professional and non professional teachers, the professional development allowance for the year 2021 will be reflected on the electronic payment voucher for validation for the month of November 2021.
Kennedy Agyepong Offers Scholarship to Primary School Boy Who Sketched a Portrait of him with Pencil
A primary school boy who drew a portrait of Honorable Kennedy Agyepong in school has been identified and offered a scholarship, a picture of the portrait was taken by his teacher with the boy holding the portrait with his mates in the classroom, the portrait drew by the primary school boy has been trending online, many Ghanaians have reacted to the portrait sketched on paper with pencil.
Information reaching us from a reliable source indicates that professional development allowance for this year will be paid to both teaching and non teaching staff of GES within by the end of this month. The Ministry of Finance has released funds meant to pay the allowance for the year 2021.
The “teacher one laptop project” was launched by the Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education and the Vice President of Ghana, Dr. Bawumia in September 2021. About 350,000 Teacher Mate 1 (TM1) laptops have been procured and are currently being distributed nationwide. The customized laptop was manufactured by KA Technologies, a technology company which has a service branch in Ghana.
Many teachers across the length and breadth of the country have been thrown into a state of shock as the actual cost of the TM1 laptops surfaces online. As a party of the new curriculum and the upgrade of the teaching profession in Ghana,the current administration thought it wise to supply all teachers at both the basic and the secondary levels of education with laptops with preloaded educational and other essential materials from for teachers.
According to statements made by the various teacher unions the payment of the 2021 Teachers’ Professional Development Allowance will take effect soon in November 2021. This was disclosed when NAGRAT and GNAT issued statements about the actual coast of the TM1 laptops. Teachers are urged to note that since the allowance is meant for building professional competencies, there is likely to be a case where every year the Ghana Education Service, Ministry of Education, and the teacher Unions will collaborate in aiding the 21st Century teacher to upgrade in terms of professionalism by using part of this allowance.
You have done well for clicking on this article. Please follow Achiamaa-News for the latest news in Ghana and the world at large. Some days ago, Graduate teaches were asking why the recruitment portal for recruiting graduate teachers has not been opened till now. When the Graduate teaches were asking this question, a report came out that, the Teacher Trainees' Association of Ghana (TTAG) is expected to meet the Ghana Education Service on 7th October, 2021 to find out why the portal has not been opened tell now.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers is one of Ghana's most Popular and old teachers unions in the Country. Ghana National Association of Teacher has established hostels in all 10 Regions within the Country and has over 200, 000 Teacher within the Association. Most Teachers have explained that the Association is underperforming and is not working in the Interest of Teachers in the Country.
In a video circulating on the social media, a thief has done something which is unthinkable to many people on the social media. According to the video footage of CCTV, the man who is believed to be a thief enters an office in Accra, introduces himself as a staff and started packing all their laptops in the office away.
An excel template was sent to the heads of second cycle schools to provide names of teachers and their staff Identification Numbers for the distribution of one teacher one laptop project. The list sent to the Ghana Education Service Headquarters was to be submitted to the Controller and Accountant General’s Department for the deduction of the thirty percent cost of the laptop.
World teachers day is held annually on 5th October, it is an international day for teachers around the globe. Teachers in Ghana joined teachers worldwide to celebrate the 2021 world teachers day on Tuesday 5th October, 2021. Ghana National Association of Teachers scheduled Friday 8th October, 2021 for outdoor games which includes beach soccer, beach valley-ball, tug of war, balloon race, eating competition and high jump at the golden beach in the Ningo Prampram District.
It is true that things have changed dramatically as technology has overtaken every part of life, making it virtually difficult to live without electronic devices such as phones, computers, and laptops. Constantly gazing at phone screens is one thing that can create eye problems for anyone.
The distribution of laptops for teachers in the Senior High Schools was scheduled to start after the launch of the teachers laptop project by the Vice President, Dr. Mahmoud Bawumiah. The teachers laptop project, a government initiative to help teachers acquire laptops to facilitate teaching and learning was launched at Saint Mary’s Senior High School, teachers in Saint Mary’s Senior High School were first to received their laptops after the launched, no teacher have received any laptop apart from Saint Mary’s Senior High School Teachers.
Patrick Nii Sackey, the Deputy General Secretary of the Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana, has hinted that teachers are going to receive training in Microsoft Office Suit and given certification after completion. Speaking to Ellis Ferdinand on Summer radio, he explained further that as part of the One Teacher One Laptop Project, the Ghanaian teacher will undertake training in the use of Microsoft Suit.
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), after President Akufo-Addo for the 5th time refused to attend the Ghana Teacher Prize event held annually on October 5 has said that sends a bad signal to teachers in the country. Ms Philippa Larsen, the President of GNAT speaking on behalf of Teacher Unions at the ceremony broadcasted live on GES official Facebook page said, teachers like Akufo-Addo very much however they are not cool with his usual absenteeism.
Please kindly click on the FOLLOW button to follow me.Like and share this article to friends and family.Kindly bring out their views at the comment section Here is the Teachers Laptop Registration Short Code. The short code for receiving the one teacher one laptop has been duly released after a launching on 3rd September.
Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana (CCTG) is one of the strong teacher's union in the country, members of the Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana, are the teachers who broke up from the two main teacher unions in the country, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) and National Association Graduate Teachers.