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Academy of Sciences wants 2% of GDP invested into Research


The Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences are calling on government to devote two percent of the country’s GDP to science and research. According to the academy the changing pattern of diseases in Africa means that much resources be devoted to the sciences to find solution to this changing trends. A senior fellow of the Academy pro pf Isabella Quaye ... Read More »

PPP to Implement Free Education Policy from Kindergarten to SHS


The Progressive Peoples’ Party (PPP) says it will implement a free education policy from kindergarten to Senior High School (SHS) if Ghanaians give the party their mandate in December. Speaking at separate rallies in four constituencies as part of his one-day tour of the Upper West region, the party’s flag bearer, Dr Papa Kwesi Nduom said access and affordability of ... Read More »

President Mahama’s U-turn on nurses allowance “political gimmick”- Dr Bawumia


The running mate of the New Patriotic Party, (NPP) Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia outlining his party’s manifesto, today said the recent U-turn by President John Dramani Mahama on the restoration of Nurses and Teacher trainee allowances is a “pure political gimmick” that must be dismissed by Ghanaians. Dr. Bawumia said President Mahama’s recent statement on the allowances is to win votes ... Read More »

NPP to Restore Teachers and Nursing Trainees’ Allowances


The New Patriotic Party said it will restore teacher trainees as well as trainee nurses allowances immediately it is voted into power in the December 7 general elections. The party’s 2016 presidential candidate,Nana Akuffo Addo made this statement during the Launch of the party’s manifesto ahead of the elections. The flag bearer however did not state clearly whether the restoration ... Read More »

Teachers’ Fund Targets Gh¢1billion Assets growth by January 2017


The Teachers’ Fund (TF) of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) is expected to grow its assets to about GHȼ1 billion, by January, next year. The Fund’s assets as of September stood at GHȼ750 million, compared with the previous year’s same period total of GHȼ235 million. Mr. George Asare Yamoah, the Board Chairman, who announced this said it would ... Read More »

Newly Posted Teachers Frustrated in the Volta Region


Newly Posted Teachers by the Ghana Education Service are currently being frustrated by the education offices with regards to their postings in most parts of the Volta region with Ho west district recording highest cases. According to sources,most of the newly posted teachers who were instructed by the Ghana Education Service to print their Appointment letters online and submit them ... Read More »

GNAT Increases Teachers’ Fund Minimum Contribution to Gh¢50

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Teachers belonging to the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) will from February next year pay GHC20 more on their monthly contributions to the Teachers Fund. The teachers currently pay a monthly minimum contribution of GHC30 but the National Council of the GNAT has GHC50 as the new monthly contribution from next year. General manager of the Teachers Fund, Foster ... Read More »

GES Urged to Factor Climate Change into their Activities


Destruction of the environment in the Upper East Region could be summed up as callous, wicked and selfish. Widespread bush burning and logging, otherwise known as chainsaw operation, is depleting the environment in the region, worsening the already erratic rainfall pattern and destroying arable lands. The phenomena is leading to abysmal poverty, hunger, malnutrition and unemployment, compelling the youth, mostly ... Read More »

No Freeze on Public Sector Employment-President Mahama


The President John Mahama has dispelled allegations that there is a freeze on public sector employment especially in the education and technical sectors. Speaking at the inauguration of new Longoro Community Senior High School in Kintampo North in Brong Ahafo, President Mahama mentioned that about 2,400 teachers have been recruited and are being deployed to their stations. President Mahama announced ... Read More »

Female Teacher wins 2016 National Best Teacher’s Award


A female teacher of the Sowah Din Memorial 2 Junior High School in the Adentan Municipality of the Greater Accra, Rita Oppong has been crowned as the overall National Best Teacher for 2016. President John Dramani Mahama who was the special guest of honour, presented Ms. Oppong, a pre-Vocational Skills teacher with Ghc100, 000 dummy cheque for the construction of ... Read More »

GNAT Records About Gh¢90m Revenue in 2015


The Ghana National Association of Teachers has made a total revenue of Gh¢90.394million through its ‘Teachers Fund’ in the 2015 financial year.This according to the union is about a 60% increment from the revenue made from the 2014 financial year. The revenue jumped from Gh 68.587 million to Gh 170.142 million recording 148% increase from the previous year. The Teachers ... Read More »

Parents Commended Teachers on World Teachers Day


The chairman of the National Council of PTA’S, Alex Danso, has commended Teachers for their role in shaping the intellectual and psychological capacities of students. His commendation comes as Teachers’ Awards Day falls on October 5. He asked governments and parents to motivate teachers to work harder and not be treated with contempt. Meanwhile, the General Secretary of the Ghana ... Read More »

Teachers Celebrate World Teachers Day Today


Ghana today joins the global community to mark world teachers’ day.UNESCO proclaimed 5 October to be World Teachers’ Day in 1994, celebrating the great step made for teachers on October 5, 1966, when a special intergovernmental conference convened by UNESCO in Paris adopted the UNESCO/ILO Recommendation concerning the Status of Teachers, in cooperation with the ILO. This recommendation sets forth ... Read More »

Three Ghanaian writers awarded for literary works


Three Ghanaian writers have been recognised by the Burt Award for African Literature at a ceremony in Accra. They were recognised for their sterling contributions and promoting the love for reading among the populace. The event was to recognise excellence in young adult literature, fill in the gap for the shortage of relevant, and quality books for young people. Mrs ... Read More »

About 30 Teachers to be Honoured at 2016 National Best Teachers’ Award Ceremony


 The Ministry of Education (MoE) in collaboration with stakeholders has launched the 2016 National Best Teacher and School awards scheme in Accra. The award scheme, which is a combination of the 22nd best teacher and second best school awards, is to reward excellence, professionalism and dedication to the teaching profession and the complementary role played by the non-teaching staff for ... Read More »

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