Tag Archives: Lecturers

Wa Poly lecturers to strike over Rector’s appointment

Lecturers of Wa Polytechnic have threatened to embark on a sit-down strike from tomorrow [Monday] in protest of the appointment of the school’s rector, Professor Emmanuel Marfo-Owusu. The workers, on Saturday, boycotted an induction ceremony for the Rector, whom they have accused of financial malfeasance, among other things. The agitated workers, comprising the Polytechnic Teachers Association, the Polytechnic Administrators Association ...

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Authorities at Accra Tech. Varsity respond to lecturers’ strike

Striking lecturers at the Accra Technical University have stated that they intend to return to the classrooms once the issues they raised about the poor teaching and learning conditions in the school are addressed. The lecturers declared a strike on Tuesday over what they say are deplorable conditions at the school, which they claim negatively affects teaching and learning. The ...

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Publish names of sexually abusive lecturers – UG students demand

Some female students of the University of Ghana, led by the Women Commission of the school’s Representative Council (SRC), are proposing that authorities of the school publish on its website and in the dailies, the full details male lecturers who sexually abuse female students. According to them, sexual harassment and misconduct on campus has become a growing trend, but students ...

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University Lecturers Associations call for academic freedom

The leadership of University Lecturers Associations from across the West African Sub-region have called on governments, civil society and other stakeholders to recognize the importance of academic freedoms in enhancing the quality of higher education. They said it was important for governments and stakeholders to recognize academic freedom within higher institutions of learning, not as a mere paper work as ...

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Justin Timberlake leads Billboard Award winners

US singer Justin Timberlake accepted seven Billboard Music Awards by video while he is on tour, leaving it to a Michael Jackson hologram to steal the show at the ceremony in Las Vegas. It mimicked the late King of Pop’s famous dance moves while performing Slave to the Rhythm, a song from Jackson’s new posthumous album Xscape. Timberlake’s haul of ...

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