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Ministry of Education justifies GHc 220 license fee

The Ministry of Education has defended the two hundred and twenty Ghana cedis it is charging candidates writing the upcoming license Examinations for Teacher trainees in July. The Ghana National Association of Teachers last week called for a halt in the collection of the said amount with reasons that no stakeholder engagement was organized to determine the amount. In a… Read More
Education 

Minister orders indicted Ejisuman teachers to stop teaching

Deputy Education Minister, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, says teachers at Ejisuman Girls Senior High School found to have made inappropriate sexual advances on students, should not be allowed to teach again until their cases are finally determined. “They cannot and should not until the investigation is concluded and action is taken,” Dr. Yaw Adutwum stated on the Super Morning… Read More
Education 

Non-performing SHS heads to lose positions

Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh, Minister for Education, has indicated that heads of second cycle institutions in the country will be made to sign performance contracts at the beginning of every academic year, starting from September 2018. According to him, heads of second cycle institutions who repeatedly fail to effectively discharge their duties to improve the academic performance of the students,… Read More
Education 

National Association of Graduate Teachers declares indefinite strike action

The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has declared an indefinite strike action beginning from today, Tuesday, April 4. NAGRAT’s action follows the continuous refusal of government to pay arrears owed teachers. The President of the Association, Eric Angel Carbonu, who declared the strike at a press conference in Accra, expressed frustrations at the deliberate actions and inactions of government… Read More
Education 

Ejisuman SHS Scandal: Eight teachers guilty of ‘sexual harassment’

The special committee, investigating allegations of sexual misconduct against some teachers at the Ejisuman Senior High School, has found eight of them guilty of inappropriate sexual advances on the students. The committee was set up by the Ghana Education Service (GES) to investigate the allegations of sexual misconduct against some teachers at the Ashanti Region-based Senior High School. The scandal… Read More
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March salary for UG staff stalls

Management of the University of Ghana is struggling to pay the salaries of teaching and non-teaching staff for the month of March, 2018. A memo dated 21 March, 2018 signed by the Registrar, Mercy Haizel-Ashia said: “The university community is informed that processing and release of compensation subvention for January and February, 2018, has been delayed; therefore, payment of March,… Read More