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EDUCATION

Teacher Unions Warn Government: Boarding Students Will Stay In School Without The Care Of A Teacher

The various Teacher Unions in the country have come together to reject the plan by government to deduct ten percent of their salary as rent for occupying residential apartments in the schools. The Teacher Unions namely, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT), All Teachers Alliance and the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU).

  2 months ago ago
Teacher Unions Warn Government: Boarding Students Will Stay In School Without The Care Of A Teacher

EDUCATION

GNAT, NAGRAT & CCT-GH Used Teachers' Pension Money To Fund The Manufacturing Of TM1 Laptops

The founder of Innovative Teachers, Stephen Desi in a meeting with the press sighted by Bricy Boateng on social media yesterday, disclosed that the three giant teacher unions namely GNAT, NAGRAT and CCT-GH used teachers' tier two pension fund to pre-finance the manufacturing of Teachers Mate 1 (TM1) laptops by KA Technologies Ghana Limited for teachers.

  5 months ago ago
GNAT, NAGRAT & CCT-GH Used Teachers' Pension Money To Fund The Manufacturing Of TM1 Laptops

EDUCATION

Non-Teaching Staff to Receive Professional Development Allowance - TEWU

Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) has entered into a negotiation with the government to pay allowances to the non-teaching staff in the Senior High Schools. Since the introduction of the double track educational system, staff in the Senior High Schools including the non-teaching staff have not enjoyed any form of vacation, the only holidays they have enjoyed is national holidays, and Christmas break.

  7 months ago ago
Non-Teaching Staff to Receive Professional Development Allowance - TEWU

EDUCATION

Ghana Government Finally Makes Decision On Closing Down Of Schools

Health Minister Kwaku Agyemang Manu has told the administration that the senior high schools will not be shut down because of COVID-19 concerns. According to him, the number of cases currently reported at some schools was not sufficient to send the students home adding that the government was determined to deal with this outbreak and to protect all students of the schools affected. After inspecting some hospital projects in the Ashanti region, he went to the press and said that "closure of schools is defeatist

  1 year ago ago
Ghana Government Finally Makes Decision On Closing Down Of Schools

EDUCATION

Good news for all Senior High Schools in Ghana.

Thank you for clicking on this article Some days back, the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) came out to complain about the delay in releasing the fund for feeding of students in public Senior High Schools in the country. But now the Ministry of Education has come out to informed the general public that, the Government has released some amount of money for feeding of students in public Senior High Schools across the Nation.

  1 year ago ago
Good news for all Senior High Schools in Ghana.

EDUCATION

Revealed : Non-Teaching Staff In SHS To Be Remunerated — TEWU

The non-teaching staff in the public senior high schools in the country are going to benefit from some form of remuneration in the form of allowance. The allowance, which hitherto was never paid to them right from the onset, will from this year include all non-teaching staff.

  7 months ago ago
Revealed : Non-Teaching Staff In SHS To Be Remunerated — TEWU

EDUCATION

Which teachers union will you recommend to newly trained teachers?

A union is an organization of workers who have come together to achieve many common goals, such as protecting the integrity of their trade, improving safety standards, and attaining better wages, benefits (such as vacation, health care, and retirement), and working conditions through the increased bargaining power wielded by the creation of a monopoly of the workers.

  1 year ago ago
Which teachers union will you recommend to newly trained teachers?

EDUCATION

OPINION: Teacher Unions Must Fight For The Increment Of Salaries As Instructional Hours Increases

Teaching is one of the professions with many associations. Unlike other professions with a single association or union, the case of teaching is different. There are about eight recognized associations and the number keeps doubling annually. These unions include The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Teacher and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Coalition of Concerned Teachers (CCT), Innovative Teachers Union and, All Teachers Alliance Ghana (ATAG).

  1 year ago ago
OPINION: Teacher Unions Must Fight For The Increment Of Salaries As Instructional Hours Increases

EDUCATION

GES Meets Teacher Unions Over Transformation To A Semester

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has invited heads of teacher unions over concerns raised about the introduction of the semester system for pre-tertiary students. Following the transformation from a trimester academic calendar to a semester, GNAT together with other teacher unions decried the policy on the basis that it will mean an increase in contact hours in schools.

  4 months ago ago
GES Meets Teacher Unions Over Transformation To A Semester

EDUCATION

Should Teacher Unions join TEWU in declaring strike? (Opinion)

Since the year 2015, the Government of Ghana has been making upward adjustments to salaries of public sector workers every year. This annual move by the Government of Ghana is aimed aiding the public sector workers to cope with unfriendly economic conditions. Reports making rounds indicate that the Tertiary Education Workers Union (TEWU) is ready to embark on a strike action over poor condition of service, effective Wednesday 13th January, 2021. TEWU claim that the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission have failed

  1 year ago ago
Should Teacher Unions join TEWU in declaring strike? (Opinion)

EDUCATION

UTAG and TEWU make 2 demands from government before reopening universities for continuing students.

There has been so much worry over when schools will fully reopen. It can be recalled that final year students of all levels of education were allowed back to school to complete their studies. This reopening came at a price and but the country has remained resolute and kept things in the right direction. There have been so much rumors however about when other school levels will be reopening. Indeed, the Ghana National Association of Teachers and National Association of Graduate Teachers have all called for major

  1 year ago ago
UTAG and TEWU make 2 demands from government before reopening universities for continuing students.

EDUCATION

TEWU To Strike Today Concerning Their Demand For Professional Allowance.

Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) to embark on Nationwide strike actions effective today, Wednesday, January 5th, 2022, to demand better conditions of service. They said the government has ignored their concerns which they want appropriate measures to be taken as soon as possible to address them and this is the only way they will return to work.

  4 months ago ago
TEWU To Strike Today Concerning Their Demand For Professional Allowance.

EDUCATION

TEWU Serve Notice To Withdraw Service Today

The Teachers and Education Workers Union (TEWU) says it is set to take industrial action as part of its rights to compel the government to address issues concerning its members’ conditions of service. The union announced it will lay down its tools today, Wednesday, January 5, 2022, despite the reopening of schools tomorrow.

  4 months ago ago
TEWU Serve Notice To Withdraw Service Today

EDUCATION

GES: Teachers Associations Trespassing

The Ghana Education Service has 4 Unions for Staff of the Service which are responsible for addressing staff concerns and taking industrial actions on behalf of staff. The Association are: 1. Ghana National Association of Teachers(GNAT) 2. National Association of Graduate Teachers(NAGRAT) 3. Coalition of Concerned Teachers(CCT) 4.Teachers and Educational Workers Union(TEWU) The Unions have made it compulsory to pay dues to all the unions which vary from union to union in order to smoothly run the union, these

  1 year ago ago
GES: Teachers Associations Trespassing

POLITICS

Bad news for Akufo-Addo as senior staff of Public Universities declare strike effective October 19.

In less than 2 months the country will head to the polls to vote in a leader to run the affairs of the nation. Not only is the presidential seat on the line but also 275 parliamentary seats will be at stake in December. The President Nana Akufo-Addo seeks another mandate for a second term in office. This will however not come easy as he faces strong competition from former president John Mahama. However, all is not well as Senior Staff of public universities have imposed a strike on its members from Monday October

  1 year ago ago
Bad news for Akufo-Addo as senior staff of Public Universities declare strike effective October 19.

EDUCATION

Another Big Announcement From Ghana Education Services (TEWU)

The Teachers and Educational Workers' Union (TEWU) said it would pull out help if the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) fail to complete its conditions of the organization.  The Union said the feebleness of the Commission to close dealings with it, following the Union's responsibility with the Commission in June 2019 on the Review of the Conditions of Service for Unionized Staff of the Public Universities which ended in 2008.  This was reported and announced by Mr Mark Dankyira Korankye, the General

  1 year ago ago
Another Big Announcement From Ghana Education Services (TEWU)

EDUCATION

TEWU has proclaimed its aim to set out on a Nationwide strike starting 13th January, 2021.

The activity, as indicated by TEWU, has been required by the disappointment of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission to finish up arrangement on their interest for better states of administration.  The Local Union Chairman of TEWU at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Mr Charles Arthur said in a radio meeting on Accra-based Citi FM that “for each state funded college,the individuals from TEWU will set out on a strike come Wednesday”.  “We are stating our states of administration

  1 year ago ago
TEWU has proclaimed its aim to set out on a Nationwide strike starting 13th January, 2021.

EDUCATION

TEWU To Lay Down Tools Over Poor Conditions Of Service

Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) will from Wednesday, 13th of January 2021 declare a nationwide strike to express their displeasure over the government failure of the government to finalize their conditions of service. According to the leadership of the union, their hit is due to the inability of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) to conclude negotiations with them following engagements last year with regards to the review of conditions of service for unionized staff of the public universities

  1 year ago ago
TEWU To Lay Down Tools Over Poor Conditions Of Service

EDUCATION

UG: Head of halls urges students to maintain hygiene as TEWU's strike enters second day.

University of Ghana Head of Halls, Dr. Charles Wiafe Akenteng is urging students of the institution, particularly those living in residential facilities on campus to maintain hygiene as the industrial strike of the Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) entered its second day. His comments come at a time where hall assistants who are members of TEWU have ceased to report to work in a bid to make known their grievances to the management of the school. Among others, members of the association want a review

  1 year ago ago
UG: Head of halls urges students to maintain hygiene as TEWU's strike enters second day.

EDUCATION

We will embark on strike on Wednesday- TEWU

Teachers and Educational Workers Union have threatening Fair Wages and Salaries Commission to embark on strike on Wednesday January 13,2021. According to them, the strike will be a Nationwide. All our workers across the country will follow the pattern. The purpose of the strike is based on their allowances and the numerous conditions that they’re passing through as Union. This has made the leadership annoyed about the treatment the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission making them to pass through. Monitoring

  1 year ago ago
We will embark on strike on Wednesday- TEWU