There will be no double track for SHS1 students, – GES.

The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof Kwasi Amankwah said that, there will be nothing like double track system in this academic year in the various senior High Schools starting with the SHS 1 students as implemented the previous years as part of the government’s initiative. “This year, we don’t intend to do double-track for the first years. The double-track came in because of the subscription of some schools that people wanted to go into and we felt that we should give them the opportunity to go there,” he…

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Sekyere Kumawu District gets a new library from First lady.

First Lady of Ghana, Her excellency Rebecca Akuffo- Addo has commissioned and handed over a newly built library at Kumawu for the Sekyere Kumawu District and the Ghana Library Authority in the Ashanti Region.  The library was constructed, furnished and resourced by the Rebecca Foundation, with the support of the Ghana Education Service, Ghana Library Authority and Book Aid International with the aim to encourage reading among children in the area. The library, which will serve the Kumawu Anglican cluster of schools and its environs. The commission was done on…

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UCC, UG Basic Schools Close Indefinite

The Management of the University of Ghana and the University of Cape Coast basic schools have staged indefinite strike following the closure of all the basic schools. A statement by the schools authorities suggest the closure of the schools was due to an indefinite strike journeyed by the ”Senior Staff Association” of these tertiary basic schools, from kindergarten to the Junior high schools. The strike embarking on by the ”Senior Staff Association” is due to over outstanding Tier-2 contributions of its retired members. The University of Ghana stated, “We are…

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Some schools to run shift -Mr Daniel Yeboah

Deputy Director of Monitoring and evaluation of the Municipal directorate of Ghana Education Service, Mr. Daniel Yeboah has said that, classroom that contains more than 40 students will run shift to strictly observe the social distancing. He explained that, the motive behind this is to ensure that, following president Akufo-Addo’s 21st address to the country on how to combat the virus which the president included the re-opening of schools. The deputy Director Mr Yeboah said the Municipality had 72 kindergartens, 76 primary schools and 54 Junior High Schools in the…

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GNAT urge parent to help combat covid-19

The president of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, Philippa Larsen is calling upon all parents not to be spectators in the fight against the covid-19 as reopening of schools amid surge in covid-19. While sharing her observation on the first day of the reopening of school, the GNAT boss hinted that, ”the concern here is for parents to support; all Ghanaian citizens are not spectators, all of us are stakeholders of education.” She then explained that, “teachers are well prepared for the job ahead”, so parents and guidance must…

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About 90 percent of students to stand during classes hours- kosu Akwamuhene

Kosu is a farming community in the Tano south Municipality in the Ahafo Region. Nana Kwame Boadi who is the spokes person to the chief of kosu traditional area Nana Fosu Boadi Amponim, has pleaded with Nana Addo Dankwah Akuffo-Addo to come to their aid with school chairs as school re-opens and begins serious studies. According to Nana Boadi, due to the covid-19 pandemic where government announced a lockdown,  schools were still close even after the lock down was lifted for as long as 9 months. As a results of…

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Schools that will ignore covid-19 protocols will be shut down -Dr Hilda

Dr Haggar Hilda Ampadu, the Inspector-General of the National schools Inspectorate Authority  have hinted that, schools that will ignore the covid -19 protocol will be instantly be close down. She furthered explain that, the school inspectorate authority will state massive monitoring exercise across the country to make sure all the safety protocols are ensured and been put into practice. “If you are a school and you are not going by the protocols and exposing our children unnecessarily we will let you shut down. “We have to ensure there is the…

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Government ,TEWU Drink Peace Pipe After Threatens Indeterminate Strike

On Wednesday 13th January,2021, the leadership of Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU) issued a release calling the Union’s members to embark on an indefinite strike following government failure to heed to their plea of condition of service. The Union upon meeting the government has signed an agreement which is said to be working on three key issues which are ”Risk Allowance, Promotion, and Non-Basic Allowance.” ”The issue of Risk Allowance, a Job-revaluation be to be conducted for members of TEWU who are exposed to imminent hazards.” The agreement adds,…

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GES Trains Taskforce,Ensures Students Go Back To School

The Ghana Education Service has provide training for taskforce to ensure teachers and students safety in the go-back-to-school module following an available data suggesting part of the country’s students have been forced to be engaging in economic vestures in the country since the closure of schools. Mr. Anthony Boateng, the Deputy director of the Ghana Education Service made this known during a launch of the go back to school Safe Learning Campaign which seeks to ensure and sensitize students and teachers modalities regarding to the re-opening of schools. Mr. Boateng…

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