The male teacher (name withheld) at the Tuna Senior High Technical School in the Northern region who is alleged to have ordered a female student to strip naked for dressing inappropriately , will know his fate by next week.
[contextly_sidebar id=”YWdT5oFIePiLceoUkR3d8OF2KFv1KOhB”]That is, if the District Education Disciplinary committee tasked to investigate the matter finds him guilty for any wrong doing.
The Disciplinary committee was given the mandate by the regional Education Director, Alhaji Mohammed Haroon to look into the matter.
The committee as part of its work is to interrogate the teacher and find out from him, whether he ordered the female student (name withheld) to take off her dress in front of her colleagues as punishment.
In February 2015, the students demonstrated and vandalized properties belonging to the school in protest of what they described as an appalling act meted out to the female student
The regional Director of Education, Alhaji Mohammed Haroon told Citinews on Wednesday that even though there calls for the teacher to be punished immediately, they cannot do that until the committee finds the teacher culpable.
“There are codes and ethics of conduct within the Ghana Education Service which guide us (teachers) on what to do in a cases like this.”
Alhaji Mohammed Haroon went on: “I was at the school on Tuesday to inaugurate the District Disciplinary committee and I have given them five working days to finish their work.”
Alhaji Haroon stated that it is only after the District Disciplinary committee has completed its work and found the teacher culpable that any disciplinary actions can be taken against him.
By: Pearl Akanya Ofori /citifmonline.com