Tag Archives: Colleges of Education

CETAG threatens strike over non-existent councils, market premium

The College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), has threatened a strike action if  government fails to constitute governing councils for public colleges of education, by end of January 2018. It also wants the government to conclude its negotiations with them and implement their agreed market premiums by the end of April 2018 as promised. The Association said it is ...

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Gov’t, CETAG negotiations on salary arrears breakdown

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), will continue with its nationwide strike following the breakdown of negations with the government over their unpaid salaries. The teachers declared the strike last week over their salary arrears, but were willing to call it off following government’s intervention and the commencement of discussions on the matter. The Association said the government had ...

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Colleges of Education still closed as talks over arrears fail

Dialogue between the government and striking members of the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), yielded no result as the 38 Colleges across the country remain closed. The meeting called by the government in an attempt to get the teachers to call off their strike, ended without any concrete assurance to CETAG. Members of CETAG have been on strike since November 2, ...

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Colleges of Education teachers on strike over unpaid salaries

The Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), has declared a nationwide strike in protest of unpaid salaries. The teachers had threatened to down their tools if the government failed to pay salary arrears owed its members since October 2016. CETAG had lamented that, despite a directive by the National Labour Commission (NLC), asking the Ministry of Finance to pay ...

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Colleges of Education tutors suspend strike       

Academic activities at the various Colleges of Education are expected to return to normal soon. This is because the Colleges of Education Teachers Association (CETAG), has suspended its nationwide strike and have asked members to return to the lecture halls. The announcement comes after the government confirmed their migration from the payroll of the Ghana Education Service (GES), to the ...

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Angry Banda youth ransack DCE’s office

Angry youth of the National Democratic Congress (NDC) in the Banda district of the Brong Ahafo Region have ransacked the office of the District Chief Executive (DCE), Mr. Alex Bonsu, accusing him of corruption and abuse of office. The irate youth reportedly broke into Mr. Bonsu’s office, smashed windows and destroyed property belonging to the DCE. The DCE allegedly fled ...

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