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Members of the University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG) have embarked on a nationwide strike effective today September 18 2017, to protest a court ruling which ordered the Vice Chancellor of the University of Education, Winneba, to step aside. Lecturers of the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) had already withdrawn...
One of the most significant causes of Africa's underdevelopment is our aversion to knowledge and data, a former presidential aspirant of the New Patriotic Party (NPP), Dr. Arthur Kennedy has said. According to him, if Africa had active, well-informed leaders and citizens, Africa would be much further along than we...
Two teacher unions – the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), and the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), are strongly opposing the Ghana Charismatic Bishops Conference’s proposal for the country to return to the ‘O’ and ‘A’ level system of education. According to the unions, the proposal lacks merit...
The Ashanti Regional Director of the Ghana Health Service (GHS), Dr Emmanuel Tenkorang, has revealed that death toll of students at Kumasi Academy now stands at four as of last night (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) and also ruled out Meningitis as the cause of deaths According to the Health Expert,...
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) have stated that, there is an unidentified persons manipulating students to defame teachers at Ejisuman Senior High School. The association of teachers have said that they have doubts about stories that have been narrated by some female students who have been brought before...
A final year student of Techiman Senior High School (SHS) has reportedly committed suicide after he was jilted by his girlfriend. Sources close to the deceased student say his girlfriend, a first-year SHS student, terminated their relationship following advice from her parents. According to friends close to the two students, the girl's parent disapproved...
The Ghana National Union of Technical Students (GNUTS), is threatening to boycott lectures and embark on nationwide demonstrations by Tuesday , if the government does not respond favorably to the concerns lecturers have raised about the Technical Universities (Amendment) Bill 2017. The Bill, which is currently before Parliament, according to...
First Deputy Speaker of Parliament and Member of Parliament for Bekwai in the Ashanti region, Hon. Lawyer Joseph Osei Owusu popularly called "Joe Wise" has rubbished bribery allegations leveled against the Headmistress of the Bekwai Wesley High School . Rev. Mrs Monica Afrifa Ntiamoah was accused of taking bribes from...
Academic works at Aduman Senior High School in the Afigya Kwabre district of the Ashanti Region has been under serious threat as teachers are demanding the immediate removal of the school’s headmaster Francis Yao Agorsor for assaulting Mathematics tutor. A section of the teachers and non-teaching staff have submitted a number...
The Ghana Education Service (GES) says it will not be moved by the demands of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) in the Central Region to pay arrears owed some teachers who have been promoted. This, the GES explains, is because there had been a prior agreement with all...
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