Tag Archives: UTAG

UEW UTAG threatens suit over interdiction of VC, others

The local chapter of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), at University of Education, Winneba (UEW), has threatened to sue the Governing Council of UEW, over its decision to interdict the school’s Vice Chancellor and four other top officials. The officials were asked to step aside after it was discovered that some files at some offices under investigation in ...

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University of Education lecturers ‘clash’ over lawsuit

A Political Science lecturer at the University of Education, Winneba, Dr. Isaac Brako and three others, have filed an application at the Supreme Court seeking among others an order restraining Dr.Raymond Atuguba from acting as the Lawyer for the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), UEW chapter. According to a copy of the application sighted by Citi News, the plaintiffs have ...

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Accra Technical University lecturers call off strike

Lecturers at the Accra Technical University (ATU) have called off their 5-day old strike. According to them, they have witnessed a demonstration of good faith by the school’s management towards fixing the challenges. The lecturers declared the strike over what they described as poor conditions in the school, which they claimed negatively affected teaching and learning. Organizer of the Accra Technical ...

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UTAG suspends ‘ineffective’ strike over UEW saga

The University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) has suspended its largely ineffective strike after less than 12 hours, following the intervention of Vice Chancellors Ghana (VCG). The strike was in protest of the court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. It was solidarity with some members of UTAG-UEW, who had already laid ...

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UTAG embarks on indefinite strike today

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG), will today [Monday], embark on an indefinite nationwide strike to protest over a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. The strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. UTAG views the court’s directive ...

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UTAG to strike on Sept.18 in solidarity with UEW

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) nationwide, will embark on a strike on September 18 2017, in protest against a court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW), to step aside temporarily. This strike is in solidarity with the UTAG-UEW, whose members have already laid down their tools since July 2017. The National Executive Committee ...

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Graduates stage demo to demand governing councils

About seventy graduates from the various technical universities in the country today [Tuesday], took to the streets of Accra in a protest to demand the immediate constitution of governing councils for their respective institutions. Spokesperson for the graduates, Alfred Kumah Brown said the absence of governing councils is hampering the smooth running of technical universities. He said students who have ...

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16-member University of Ghana Council inaugurated

A 16-member Council for the University of Ghana has been inaugurated to govern the affairs of the school. The Council, which will be chaired by Prof. Yaw Twumasi was inaugurated today at the University of Ghana by the Minister of Education, Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh. A letter signed by the Office of the President and signed by the Chief of ...

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UEW crisis: Court ruling attack on academic freedom – UTAG

The University Teachers Association (UTAG) has described the court decision ordering the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba and Finance Officer to step aside as an attack on academic freedom. According to the Association, their members at the UEW campus who are currently on strike are being forced to work under what it described as “court imposed management.” ...

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UEW UTAG divided over strike against court ruling

Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) at the University of Education, Winneba, are divided over the recent strike declared by their president. According to some of the lecturers, their President, Dr. Samuel Ofori Bekoe, did not consult them before declaring the strike. This was triggered by last Friday’s court ruling which directed the Vice Chancellor to step aside ...

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