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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SHS, JHS TO COMMENCE SEMESTER EDUCATION

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Director General of the Ghana Education Service, Professor Opoku-Amankwaa have hinted that, Junior High schools are to start a semester system from January 18th 2021. He went further to explain that, several measures are put in place to ensure the safety of the pupil and teachers with regards to the covid-19 pandemic as they prepare for the reopening of schools. “JHS will be running semester programs this time around, We will make sure that the basic protocols are observed. We will provide reusable face mask. Schools will not be availabe…

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Consider reopening schools in January 2021 – CHASS to government

The Conference of Heads of Assisted Senior Secondary Schools (CHASS) has asked the government to consider reopening schools in January 2021. Schools have been closed since March 15, 2020, as part of the government’s measures to curtail the spread of the COVID-19. Government has been in discussions with various stakeholders within the sector in order to devise a comprehensive and detailed plan on the reopening of schools. The National President of CHASS, Alhaji Yakubu Abubakar, in a Citi News interview, suggested January 2021 as an appropriate time for schools to reopen.…

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