GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Teachers

Free SHS: We haven’t forgotten teacher dev’t – Nana Addo

nana-addo

President Nana Akufo-Addo has assured that teachers will also not be left behind as the free secondary education policy is implemented. As he launched the policy at the West Africa Senior High School in Accra today [Tuesday], the President said quality teacher training was essential to achieving the educational reforms to the fullest. Committing to the development of teachers would be ...

Read More »

More teachers trained to read, write local languages

teacher

Two hundred and eighty teachers in the Dormaa Central Municipality are currently undergoing training in reading and writing of eleven local languages. It is to equip the teachers with the skills to be able to impart to the pupils in Kindergarten Two, Primary One and Primary Two stages the right knowledge and ability to familiarise themselves with the local languages. ...

Read More »

Teachers to write licence exams

Teacher

The National Teachers Council (NTC) of the Ministry of Education has announced that teachers will now have to pass a special examination before being granted the licence to teach. The move, according to the NTC, is to enforce discipline and eliminate non-performing teachers from the system, in accordance with the new Teachers Licencing Policy under the Education Act 778 (2008). ...

Read More »

Unemployed graduate teachers slam gov’t for selective recruitment

Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, Minister of Education

A group, known as the Unemployed Graduate Teachers’ Association has given the government a two-week ultimatum to recruit its members or have them embark on series of demonstrations. According to the group, all efforts to draw government’s attention to their situation and pursue it to post them to schools to teach have proven futile. The spokesperson of the group, Mark ...

Read More »

GNAT rallies support for female teachers in deprived communities

TEACHER

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has appealed to the Government to institute a special educational package for female teachers in deprived communities to enable them to constantly upgrade themselves. It also called on corporate institutions, Non-Governmental Organisations, Civil Society Organisations and all relevant stakeholders to support teachers, especially women, to address the needs and challenges impeding girl-child education ...

Read More »

Newly recruited Teachers threaten demo over salary arrears

File photo

Newly recruited teachers from the country’s Colleges of Education have threatened to embark on a nationwide strike on May 22, over the non- payment of their salary arrears. The President of the Group, Abubakar Suale, told Citi News their decision has become necessary following the failure of the Ministry of Education, the Ghana Education Service, and the Controller and Accountants ...

Read More »

No sex with your female students – Akatsi teachers warned

File photo

The Akatsi District Director of Education, Joseph Yoga, has cautioned male teachers in the area against using their female students to satisfy their sexual desires. Mr. Yoga bemoaned the increasing cases of teachers engaged in amorous relationships with their female pupils. The menace, he said, is not only affecting the academic performance in schools and the lives of the female ...

Read More »

Teachers reject postings to Bunkprugu/Yunyoo – Headteacher reveals

Classroom, pupils, teachers in Ghana

Some trained teachers continue to reject postings to the Bunkprugu/Yunyoo district in the Northern Region, even though calm has returned to the area. This, according to the headteacher of Bunkprugu Senior High School, Mohammed Ayana, is affecting academic advancement there. He divulged this to citifmonline.com on the sidelines of the first anniversary of the Bimobas Peace and Unity Council, held ...

Read More »

Teachers urged to incorporate music into their lessons

Classroom, pupils, teachers in Ghana

The special characteristics of music, when well harnessed in schools at all levels, could aid the social and physical development of students, Professor Joshua Adebisi Omotosho of the University of Ilorin, Nigeria, has observed. He has consequently admonished all education instructors at all levels to incorporate music into their lessons. Prof. Omotosho who is a visiting Professor currently lecturing at ...

Read More »

East Akyem teachers join Citi FM’s #StopGalamseyNow [Photos]

stopgalamseynow-campaign-in-east-akyem-6

Teachers in the East Akyem Municipality in the Eastern Region, an area ravaged by the activities of illegal miners, have pledged to join Citi FM’s efforts in ending illegal mining also known as galamsey. A Citi News team is currently in the region, interacting with the miners and other stakeholders, as part of the station’s #StopGalamseyNow campaign, which was launched ...

Read More »