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Newly Elected TTAG National President,Two Others Ordered to Step down for Re-Election

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Three Newly Elected National Executives of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana are expected to step aside for Re-election according the Association ‘s Judicial Committee led by Oscar Kofi Agbo. The Positions include National President, National General Secretary and National Organizing Secretary in the Persons of Wonder Paul Avorgbedor,Bernard Kofi Ansah and Gideon Dwumfuor respectively. The vice president, Assistant Secretary ... Read More »

GNAT Calls For Qualified Teachers at the Kindergarten and Lower Primary Levels


The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has appealed to Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to ensure that qualified teachers are posted to teach in the Kindergarten and the Lower Primary levels. Ms Philippa Larsen, GNAT Acting President, who made the appeal at the launch of this year’s World Teachers Day in Accra, said the Association is very ... Read More »

2016 BECE Records Historic Improvement

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Mr Jacob A. Kor, Director–General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has noted that there was an exceptional performance in the total scores of candidates for the 2016 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) results. West African Examination Council statistics indicates that a total score of 600 being the maximum raw core in six subjects ,3994 candidates got more than 500,which ... Read More »

Teachers To Be Professionally Licensed Before Engagement


Teachers in the country`s schools will from this academic year acquire professional license to be issued by the National Teaching Council under the supervision of National Inspectorate Board (NIB) before they can be engaged as professional teachers. The move is to employ the right caliber of professionals and also improve upon the quality of Ghana’s education. The Acting Chief Inspector ... Read More »

Over 4,000 teachers in Accra presented with laptops


More than four thousand Teachers in the Greater Accra Region have been presented with Laptop Computers to facilitate Teaching and Learning of ICT in schools. The presentation was done by Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Pre-tertiary, Alex Kyeremeh and witnessed by his colleague Deputy in charge of tertiary education Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa. It forms part of government’s intervention ... Read More »

PTA National Council raise BECE/WASSCE fee free registration doubts


The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations, PTAs has raised doubts about the feasibility of the NDC’s promise to pay registration fees of BECE and WASSCE candidates. The Council said government has not showed enough commitment to existing policies such as capitation grant, government scholarship and feeding grant to students, as they are all in arrears. Speaking to Radio Ghana ... Read More »

Teacher Absenteeism reduced by 6%- National Inspectorate board


The National Inspectorate Board (NIB) has revealed that the Teacher Absenteeism, (TA) rate has reduced to seven per cent. A Deputy Minister of Education (Pre-Tertiary), Alex Kyeremeh, who made this known at a forum on Teacher Absenteeism (TA), said the teacher absenteeism rate in the basic schools as at the time of visit was very encouraging. He said the figure ... Read More »

Foundation lauds NDC’s claims to absorb registration fees of pre-tertiary school candidates


The Foundation for Generational Thinkers has described as good news claims by the NDC that it will absorb registration fees of pre-tertiary school candidates, if retained in power. The Foundation has called on the NDC to ensure that funds are released early enough to WAEC to avoid undue delays and repercussions associated with other statutory payments. Speaking to Radio Ghana ... Read More »

Colleges of Education Teachers suspend nationwide strike,teachers to be migrated on to tertiary Payroll next month


The Colleges of Education Teachers Association (CETAG), has suspended its nationwide strike and asked members to return to the lecture halls. The announcement comes after the government confirmed their migration from the payroll of the Ghana Education Service to that of the Colleges of Education. By this approval, salaries, retention premiums, allowances and conversion differences will be paid to staff ... Read More »

Government Reduces Prices of Text and Eexercise Books


 Government has removed the 17.5% VAT on the pre-production inputs of exercise and text books. This has resulted in a 12% reduction in purchase price of all text and exercise books. The Chief Executive of the Ghana Printers and Paper convertors Association, Joseph Appiah Berko announced this at a news conference in Accra. He said the removal of the tax ... Read More »

Liberian Teachers strike over Education Minister’s order of Exam re-sit for teacher due to bad students performances


More than 25,000 high school teachers in Liberia have gone on strike, demanding the resignation of Education Minister George Warner. The walk-out is in protest against calls by Mr. Warner for all teachers to re-sit their qualifying exams owing to growing dissatisfaction with teaching standards across the country. In 2013, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf described the education system as “messy”. ... Read More »

UPSA Accredited to offer Bsc. in Actuarial Science


The University of Professional Studies Accra, USPA has become the 6th Tertiary Institution in the country to offer Bsc. in Actuarial Science after its accreditation. Speaking at the launch, the Vice-Chancellor, Prof Joshua Alabi said the programme will produce professionals who will help bridge the gap in the insurance industry. According to him, programmes in the University are tailored to ... Read More »

Former TTAG Sector President Snubs NEC for Describing Antwi Karikari as an Imposter


A former President of the Eastern and Greater Accra Sector of the Teacher Trainees’  Association of Ghana, Krobea Asante has chastised the activities of the out gone National Executive Council of the Association for what he described as a ‘so-called’ press release against Antwi Kakari who is an ex-official member of the Association. According to him,the press release was not ... Read More »

CSSPS Enhanced to Guarantee Incident-Cree Placement this year – Director

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The Director of the Computerized Schools Selection and Placement System, CSSPS, Kwasi Abankwa Anokye, has said the system has been enhanced to guarantee an incident-free placement this year. The system was introduced in 2005; to electronically post Junior High School graduates into the various Senior High Schools using their raw score. Parents and their wards every year complain about the ... Read More »

Tumu Midwifery Training College gets Two Unit Classroom Block


The Sissala East District Assembly has handed over a fully furnished two unit classroom block with an office and a computer laboratory to the Tumu Midwifery Training School at Tumu. The building which valued at one hundred and sixty nine thousand Ghana Cedis is expected to accommodate the increasing number of students who are faced with the problem of inadequate ... Read More »

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