JUST IN: GES begins Investigations into alleged ‘Poor Treatment’ of Teachers at Curriculum Workshop

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The Ghana Education Service (GES) has begun investigations into alleged poor treatment of teachers during the first week of the first phase of the ongoing workshop on the new standard based curriculum.

The Ghana Education Service has indicated in a statement by its Head of Public Relations Unit on Saturday,August 17,2019.

The statement said the  attention of the GES has been drawn to the plates of insipid food served and in some cases not befitting packaging at some centres.

This the GES described as really unfortunate.

However,the GES assured the teachers that Investigations have begun to find out why and how this happened in some of the centres.

”Some teachers at some centres also did not sign for their GH 50.0 T&T because they wanted the GH50 allowance to be added before. This also created scenes too.” The GES confirmed.

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Assurance

”The allowances will be paid early next week and so all should remain calm. Management of GES has their interest at heart.” The GES assured.

It also added,that measures have been put in place to ensure that these incidents are not repeated in the 2nd week.

”Management is not happy about the developments and will like to assure teachers that as key stakeholders we will continue to ensure their needs are met so that we can collectively provide quality Education to the Ghanaian child.” It said.

The Training

Week one of the training of KG to P6 teachers ended yesterday.

Management of the GES said it was impressed with the quality of training given to the teachers

and it is expected that the new Standards Based Curriculum will be implemented effectively and efficiently when we begin the roll out in September 2019.

152,000 teachers converged at 996 centres across the country to be trained.

 

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