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TUTAG calls off strike after NLC meeting

The Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG), has suspended its nationwide strike. Leadership of the Association has asked its members to return to the classroom today [Friday]. This comes after a meeting between the Association and the National Labour Commission (NLC) on Thursday. TUTAG has been asked to hold consultative meetings with the Ministry of Education and the National ...

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NCTE suspends Cape Coast Polytechnic Rector

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), has suspended the Rector of the Cape Coast Polytechnic, Prof. Lawrence Atepor to allow for a probe to commence investigations into allegations of diverse improprieties against him. In a letter addressed to the Rector, dated February 26, 2018, and signed by the Executive Secretary of the Council, Prof. Mohammed Salifu, the Council stated ...

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GNUTS kicks against moves by NCTE to ‘manage’ Technical universities

Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS) has kicked against what it calls attempts by government to transfer the management of technical universities from governing councils to the National Council of Tertiary Education [NTCE], and the Ministry of Education. According to the students, attempts to amend sections of the Technical University Act seek to sabotage the effective running of ...

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TUTAG to strike over NTCE’s attempt to ‘undermine’ technical universities

Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The Technical University Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG), has threatened to embark on strike today, Thursday, if some sections of the 2016 Act that establishes Technical universities are amended. There is currently an attempt by Parliament to amend portions of the Act. According to the Chairman of the Ho chapter of TUTAG, Albert Laurent Sakabutu, the amendment is going to make ...

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NCTE blames parliament for delay in approving new fees for 2017/2018

The National Council for Tertiary Education, NCTE, has blamed Parliament for the delay in the approval of fees for the 2017/2018 academic year for public universities. Executive Secretary of the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), Prof. Salifu Mahama, told Citi News that the delay has negative implications for the running of public tertiary institutions. “Parliament is the institution that directed ...

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NCTE usurping powers of Technical universities – Group

The Technical University’s Teachers Association of Ghana (TUTAG), has called on the President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo and the Minister for Education to as a matter of urgency ask the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), to stop giving illegal directives to the various technical universities. According to TUTAG, the NCTE is usurping the powers of technical universities against the ...

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GIMPA staff strike ‘unlawful’ – NCTE

The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE) has described the strike by staff and lecturers of the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA), over the appointment of a substantive Deputy Rector as unlawful. A convocation ceremony to elect a Deputy Rector last Thursday, was called off by the acting Registrar, Julius Atikpui, who explained in a letter that the ...

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Summit to chart course for tertiary education to be held next week

A three-day national summit would be held from Wednesday, November 2, to draft a National Vision and Plan for Tertiary Education. The National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), in collaboration with the Ministry of Education is organising the summit with the support of Trust Africa, Senegal. It is under, the theme: “Crafting a National Vision and Plan for the 21st ...

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TUC’s condemnation of EPA “unscientific” – IMANI

The Executive Director of IMANI Ghana, Franklin Cudjoe has criticised the Trades Union Congress (TUC) for condemning the Economic Community Of West African States (ECOWAS)’s approval of the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The TUC condemned ECOWAS in a press statement for endorsing the EPA, saying that provisions in the EPA will lead to a total collapse of the domestic manufacturing and ...

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EPA, Minerals Commission causing confusion in mining areas – MP

The Member of Parliament (MP) for the Prestea Huni Valley Constituency in the Western Region, Francis Adu Blay Koffie says the lethargic attitude of officials from the EPA and Minerals Commission towards their advisory and supervision work is a recipe for conflict in mining areas. He also says this posture also brings reproach to Ghana as a corporate entity. According to the ...

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