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The pregnant midwifery student at the Gushegu Midwifery College, Cecilia Awuni, was allowed to partake in the school’s examination Thursday due to pressure from the public and the General Nurses and Midwifery Council, the Principal of the school has revealed. According Rukaya Alhassan, she has received threatening messages from the...
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...
The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has reiterated the commitment of his government to providing the youth of Ghana with a functional, ICT-driven educational system, that constantly responds to the challenges and evolution of modern science and technology. According to President Akufo-Addo, “my government’s focus is to...
The National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) has jumped to the defense of the about eight hundred teachers who want to change their dates of birth, which would either get them to work longer with the Ghana Education Service (GES) or retire earlier. This follows a statement from the Ghana...
The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has expressed concern that many children of school going age are constantly being taken out of the classroom into mining pits to engage in of illegal mining popularly known as galamsey. GNAT said the galamsey activities was having  negative health effects on the...
The Association of newly trained teachers (NETTAG) has accused government of reneging on its promise of paying their seven months’ salary arrears and feeding grants. According to the teachers, the government failed to pay the monies in spite of an assurance by the education minister Mathew Opoku Prempeh. “At a meeting...
The government has approved the amount of GHC559 to be paid as monthly allowance to National Service personnel. Payments of the upward adjustment start from April 1, management of the National Service Secretariat has said. Acting NSS Executive Director, Ussif Mustapha, in a statement Thursday thanked President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo...
Angry nurses Wednesday stormed the premises of the Ministry of Health in protest of government’s decision to halt their recruitment into public health institutions. The government in a statement issued by the sector Minister, Kwaku Agyemang-Manu suspended “all recruitment activities for the 8,634 nurses and other health staff until further...
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...
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...
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