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Unions in Education oppose semester-based academic calendar

Some unions in the basic education sector have called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to immediately withdraw the new policy changing...

First National Exam for all Primary 4 pupils takes place today

The first edition of the National Standardised Test for all primary four pupils comes off today, December 17, 2021. About 470,768 pupils...

Angry teachers threaten to shut down union offices over ‘1 Teacher, 1 Laptop’ policy

Some teachers kicking against the government's laptop policy have threatened to lock all union offices by December 31, 2021.
Education Minister Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum

Education Minister hauled before Parliament over ‘1 Teacher, 1 Laptop’ policy

Education Minister, Dr Yaw Adutwum, has been hauled before Parliament over the government’s ‘1 Teacher, 1 Laptop’ policy, which has triggered division...

You can’t curse a man from Agbozume – Carbonu fires

President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, has reacted to curses invoked upon him by some teachers over the...
TM1 government Laptops for teachers

‘Beyi W’ano’: Here is a message to teacher group against 1 teacher 1 laptop...

A teacher group that is opposing the government's one-teacher-one-laptop policy has been directed to seek clarity from its leadership.
GETFund funding 70% cost of ‘One Teacher One Laptop’ initiative

Teachers raise red flag over ‘1 teacher 1 laptop’ initiative

JoyNews/AdomNews · Teachers raise red flag over 1 teacher 1 laptop initiative Some concerned teachers are raising issues about...

The extra amount a teacher earns when made a housemaster [Listen]

JoyNews/AdomNews · The extra amount a teacher earns when made a housemaster The President of the National Association of...
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Teacher calls for uniformity in discipline regulation across schools

Vice President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) is calling on the government to institute a uniformed regulation that will...

Landlords who demand more than 6 months rent advance will be jailed

The Rent Control Department has reminded landlords of the stern punishment that awaits them should they flaunt the six-month rent policy.

Controller bows to pressure; suspends ‘No Ghana Card, No salary’ directive

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department's (CAGD) directive ordering public sector workers to acquire a national identification card by December 1, 2021, or...

Controller and Accountant-General replies opposers of ‘no Ghana card, no salary’ directive

The Controller and Accountant-General’s Department (CAGD) says it will not withdraw its directive ordering public sector workers to acquire a national identification...

This is how much each teacher will pay under the ‘one laptop’ policy

It has emerged that each teacher will pay GHS 547 as the 30% cost under the government’s one-teacher one laptop policy while...

Govt recognises outstanding contribution of teachers to national dev. – Ntim Fordjour

Deputy Minister for Education, Rev. John Ntim Fordjour, says the government recognises the outstanding contribution of teachers to the development of the...

Teacher unions issue one-month ultimatum to GES over this… [Video]

Teacher Unions have issued a one-month ultimatum to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to address challenges the country's pre-tertiary education is faced...
Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa

Good news for teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is set to distribute some laptops to teachers under the government's one-teacher one laptop initiative.
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CLOGSAG threatens to strike over pension contributions

Members of the Civil and Local Government Staff Association of Ghana (CLOGSAG) say they will lay down their tools in two weeks...
Court dismisses injunction against Achimota School

I’m hopeful court will order Achimota School to admit my Rastafarian son – Parent

The dreams of two Rastafarian students to attend Achimota School rest in the hands of Justice Gifty Agyei Addo of the Human...

Rastafarianism not part of religions accepted in Ghana – Nana Akomea

The Managing Director of the Intercity STC Coaches Limited, Nana Akomea, has stated that the debate over the admission of two students...

Samuel Okudzeto Ablakwa: Rastafarian brouhaha: The conflict between the rights of the child and...

Exceedingly grateful to you, Right Honourable Speaker for the opportunity to make this statement on an important matter of considerable national interest.
Tyron Marghuy, rejected Achimota dreadlocks student

Why I won’t cut my dreadlocks – Rejected Achimota student [Video]

One of the students at the centre of a controversy over dreadlocks in second-cycle institutions, Tyron...
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Rastafarian student receives psychological treatment

Father of Rastafarian student, Ras Asward Nkrabea, says his son, Oheneba Kwaku Nkrabea, has been scarred and traumatised after being denied admission...

Lawyer’s stern warning to Achimota School over dreadlocks students

Lawyer of the Rastafarian Council, Ras Tetteh Wayo, has issued a stern warning to authorities of the Achimota School as he announces...

Allotey Jacobs’ interesting take on Rasta students saga [Audio]

JoyNews/AdomNews · Allotey Jacobs’ interesting take on Rasta students saga Former Central Regional Chairman of the opposition National Democratic...
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New twist to story of dreadlocks student denied admission at Achimota School

Lawyer for the Rastafari Council, George Tetteh Wayo, says the Council is trying other alternatives to get admission in another institution for...
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GES makes u-turn on Achimota School dreadlocks saga

Lawyer of the Rastafarian Council says the Ghana Education Service (GES) has backtracked on its initial directive asking the Achimota Senior High...
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Akufo-Addo announces juicy package for teacher unions

President Akufo-Addo has announced plans for the acquisition of some 280,000 laptops for teachers unions in the country. He...

Full text: Akufo-Addo’s 2021 State of the Nation Address

Mr Speaker, It is always good to be back in Parliament, and to discharge the duty, in accordance with...
NAGRAT, GNAT and CCT)

Napo bids teacher unions farewell

The President’s Representative at the Ministry of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has met with the leadership of the Pre-tertiary Unions (NAGRAT, GNAT...
Prof Naana Opoku-Agyemang meets youth and professional groups in Kumasi

Prof. Naana Opoku-Agyemang meets youth, professional groups in Kumasi [Photos]

The running mate of the NDC, Professor Naana Opoku-Agyemang met with a group of youth and professional groups in Kumasi on October...

Free SHS cannot be blamed for isolated cases of lawlessness in schools- NaCCA boss

The Executive Secretary of the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment, Dr Prince Hamid Armah has condemned what he says are isolated...

Two KNUST SHS teachers interdicted over student’s death

Two teachers of the Kwame Nkrumah University Science and Technology (KNUST) Senior High School (SHS) have been asked to step aside following...

Mother of late KNUST SHS student speaks

Mother of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) Senior High School student, has broken her silence after her son's...

Covid-19 in schools: Sick or dead students cannot write exam – Govt told

The Minority Caucus in Parliament has called on the government to prioritise the lives of all final year students currently in school.
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Education Minister gives details on easing restrictions for final year students and when to...

The Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh, has said that when schools reopen, there will not be any religious activity.
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My landlord says it smells – Dying breast cancer patient faces eviction

A 43-year-old mother with breast cancer says she has been asked to leave her rented home as her condition worsens.
Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa

GES revises promotion process for staff

Two teacher unions and some teachers have hailed the decision of the Ghana Education Service (GES) to revise its promotion process.

Mahama attributes bad grades to double-track system

Former President John Dramani Mahama has expressed worry over the sharp decline of the results of students who undertook the West African Senior...
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Striking teachers still absent in schools in Kumasi

Majority of striking teachers in most basic and senior high schools in the Kumasi Metropolis, have not yet resumed work despite the...
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Audio: GH¢49m for striking teachers a hoax, GNAT exposes govt

President of the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has rubbished claims that GH¢ 49 million has been...