Over 8000 members of the National Association of Graduate Teachers have been left unpaid following the decision by the finance ministry not pay workers who have not registered with SSNIT. According to the President of NAGRAT, Angel Karbonu, although the affected individuals are already registered with the Social Security and...
A clinical psychotherapist has called on management of educational institutions to take bold measures to halt occultism practices on school campuses. The Very Reverend Father Dr. Alphonse Amanor, who is a Stress Management Consultant at the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, said for them to be successful in such quest, management of...
Teacher trainees across the country have challenged the Ministry of Education to show proof of releasing GH¢50,532,000 as payment for their feeding grants. A statement by the Ministry last Wednesday said the amount covers the second semester of the 2014/2015 academic year and the first semester of the 2015/2016 year. But...
Former Minister of Health under former President Kufuor administration, Dr. Richard Winfred Anane has proposed for “one Senior High School school, one Clinic” to ensure the safety of the students. He said it will be one of the preventive measures to avert unwanted death in various educational institutions as the doctors will be readily available...
The Deputy Education Minister Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has stated emphatically that the Kumasi Academy Senior High School (KUMACA) will be closed down by the government by tomorrow. Section of parents who have their wards in the school on Tuesday stormed the school campus to pick their wards from the...
Executive Director of Platform for Action on Democratic and Local Government (PADLoG) and immediate past president of National Association of Local Authorities of Ghana (NALAG), Alhaji Mohammed Kwaku Doku has warned government to withdraw the quota system or brace up for a massive demonstration. "Attention has been drawn to a...
The deputy Minister of Health, Tina Mensah, has assured the pregnant nurses who spoke against decision to bar them from taking their exams due to their conditions will not be victimised. The Nursing and Midwifery Council Tuesday ordered principals of nursing schools to allow pregnant students and nursing mothers to...
Members of the coalition of newly recruited graduate teachers are threatening to embark on a nationwide strike against the government over nonpayment of their salaries and arrears. In a press statement sighted by OTECfmonline.com, the group which has a membership of about Two Thousand, three hundred and ninety-four ­ (2,394)...
A former Minister of Education, Prof. Naana Jane Opoku Agyemang, has said that efforts must be concentrated on improving the current educational system rather considering proposals to reintroduce the former ‘O’ and ‘A’ level system. According to her, the previous education system also had challenges for which reason it was...
The Central Regional branch of the National Association of Graduate Teachers, NAGRAT, has expressed outrage over government’s decision not to pay two years arrears due members who have been promoted. Over 11,000 teachers have been served promotion letters, but government has decided not to pay them their arrears dating back...