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GNAT rallies support for female teachers in deprived communities

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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 ...

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Newly recruited Teachers threaten demo over salary arrears

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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 ...

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No sex with your female students – Akatsi teachers warned

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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 ...

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Teachers reject postings to Bunkprugu/Yunyoo – Headteacher reveals

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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 ...

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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 ...

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

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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 ...

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New CCT executives want gov’t to re-look at licensing teachers

Newly sworn in executives of CCT.

Newly elected President of the Coalition of Concerned teachers-Ghana (CCT-GH) has stated that the teacher licensing policy by government is a good initiative, but has called on government to take another look at some portions of the policy which may not favour teachers. Speaking at an event to swear in national officers of CCT in Accra today [Sunday], the President ...

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Over 30% of Ghanaian disabled children not schooling

Classroom, pupils, teachers in Ghana

Currently, there are more than 30 per cent Ghanaian children with disabilities who are not enrolled in school, Sustainable Aid through Voluntary Establishment (SAVE-Ghana) has revealed. The Tumu based non-governmental organisation also noted that worldwide, more children 89 per cent went to school but that was not the case for children with disabilities. Mr Moses Batong, Programmes Manager for SAVE-Ghana ...

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Teachers impregnate 301 teenagers in Central Region

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Teachers in the Central Region have been named among the top groups of people who impregnated teenage girls in the area in 2016. They are reported to have impregnated 301 of the 12,048 pregnant young girls in the region in 2016. Drivers, small-scale miners, and small-scale farmers are also among the top culprits responsible for teenage pregnancy in the region. ...

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Teachers dev’t and conditions to be enhanced – Akufo-Addo

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President Akufo-Addo says the government is committed to delivering quality education to Ghanaians by ensuring that teacher’s professional development and conditions of service are enhanced. He said a well-trained, confident and contented teacher was at the heart of his government’s objective to deliver quality education and promised that the views of teachers would be sought on education policy innovation and implementation. ...

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