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FWSC completes Salary update for College of Education Teachers


The Fair Wages and Salaries Commission says it has completed updating of salaries and conditions of service of teachers in Colleges of Education, to the status of tertiary institutions. Currently the Ministry of Finance is working with the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to do the necessary reflection on their payslips. The CEO of the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission, ... Read More »

Over 5,000 Teachers to Receive Salary Arrears in September


More than 5,000 teachers across the country are to be paid their outstanding salaries and allowances by the end of September. It follows the successful validation of their documents by the government. This will bring to over 10,000, the teachers whose documents have been validated and paid their salary arrears and allowances between August and September this year. The validation ... Read More »

‘One Student-One Tablet’ for JHS and SHS Students-President Mahama


President John Mahama has revealed that, government will soon launch a pilot program to distribute free tablet computers to students in junior and senior high schools, to streamline access to learning materials, the tablets will facilitate access to electronic textbooks and other relevant materials that will aid learning by students. He said the pilot if proven successful will be replicated ... Read More »

Colleges of Education Tutors Threaten Indefinite Strike from September 12 Over “Unduly Delayed Migration”

College of Education Students

Teachers in all thirty eight (38) Public Colleges of Education have declared an indefinite strike effective Monday September 12 over what they describe as “unduly delayed migration” to be able to draw salaries as tutors from other tertiary institution. The National Executives Committee of the Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana took the decision after a meeting resolved to ... Read More »

Teachers in Upper West threaten Strike over Constant Thievery


The low performance at BECE level in the Daffiama-Bussie-Issa District of the Upper West Region could further take a nosedive if the threat by some teachers to leave the district is carried through. The teachers say they experience rampant stealing of their property and that of their schools thereby making their work very difficult. The teachers also claim that rent ... Read More »

It is Better to Lose on Principle than to Restore Teacher Trainees’ Allowance on Falsehood for Political Gains – President Mahama


President John Mahama has emphatically maintained that he will not bow to threat of losing the December polls to restore the teacher trainee allowance. The allowance was scrapped by government in 2014 in spite of intense opposition and protests from teacher trainees. The government replaced the teacher trainee allowance with a student loan scheme, which it claimed has increased enrollment ... Read More »

President Mahama Predicts a Progressively Free Tertiary Education, tells Students to pursue Courses with many Job Prospects

President JD Mahama

President Mahama has advised tertiary students to take a critical look at job prospects of courses before they apply to study in order to  curb the high incidence of graduate unemployment. He made this statement at the University of Cape Coast on Thursday night, September 8th during his Central Region tour. This tour forms part of the ruling NDC’s preparations ... Read More »

GNAT to Stop Operation of Home ownership Scheme (GHOS)


The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)  will no longer operate its Home Ownership Scheme popular known as the GNAT Home Ownership Scheme (GHOS)  can confirm. The Scheme started  about three years ago. with only 230 teachers having interest in the scheme and had registered for the facility. The Union has encouraged its members to take advantage of the ... Read More »

GES to ‘punish’ Head teachers who run to media for support


 The Director General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), Jacob Kor, has sent a stern warning to head teachers who grant interviews to journalists when they run out of teaching and learning materials. According to Mr Kor, there are laid-down channels of alerting authorities in the face of shortage of teaching materials and all headteachers must use those channels. “Beginning ... Read More »

GNAT to give Pen drives to members in November

Pen drives

The Ghana  National Association of Teachers will in November  give pen drives and other souvenirs to members as end of year packages , can confirm. Each member of the Association will be receiving a very well packaged diary with added features,a souvenir of dual purpose(pen/pen drives) and a calendar.Meanwhile,only dues paying members will benefit from the package. The giving out ... Read More »

Winner of Zoomlion Foundation Quiz rewarded with Dubai trip

Winner of Zoomlion Foundation Quiz rewarded with Dubai trip

Zoomlion Foundation in collaboration with Ministry of Education organized a National Quiz Competition in all 10 regions of Ghana for basic schools to help raise the level of environmental sanitation awareness among school children and the general public. The quiz competition which involved members of Zoomkids Club in basic schools was under the direct supervision of the School Health Education ... Read More »

Subah sponsors National Service personnel to India, The Netherlands

Subah sponsors National Service personnel to India, The Netherlands

Subah Info Solutions has awarded scholarships to 15 National Service personnel of the Urban Sanitation Module (USM) under the National Waste Bin Distribution (NaWaBin) for their hard work. The 15 were part of 92 personnel selected from the 2015/2016 year group. All National Service personnel received tablets, various cash amounts and other prizes. The distinguished 15 winners will be fully ... Read More »

Introduce Mathematics Day every school week — Prof Anku

Prof Anku

The Executive Director of Meagasa Mathematics Academy, Professor Sitsofe E. Anku, has called for the institutionalisation of Mathematics Day every school week, where focus is placed on the in-depth teaching and learning of the subject. “What we are advocating is Mathematics Day. I hope the schools get it very well… to declare maybe say a Monday as Mathematics Day to ... Read More »

Gold Fields Damang mine awards scholarships to students


Gold Fields Ghana’s Damang Mine, through the Gold Fields Ghana Foundation (GFGF), has awarded scholarships and bursaries worth GHC 81,250 to 65 students from the mine’s 9 host communities. This is part of GFGF’s scholarship and bursary program, which has financed the education of over 360 needy but brilliant students since its inception in 2004. Twenty-seven  out of the 65 ... Read More »

Prof. K. Frimpong Calls on General Legal Counsel to Scrap Ghana Law School


Prof. Kwame Frimpong, the Founding Dean of Faculty of Law at the University of Professional Studies (UPSA), has revived the debate about the relevance of the Ghana Law School, calling on the General Legal Counsel to scrap it. – Speaking at the launch of the UPSA Law Faculty on Wednesday, he asked Parliament to take a second look at the ... Read More »

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