Why NAGRAT is angry over the appointment of Dr Eric Nkansah as new GES boss

The appointment of Dr Eric Nkansah as the new Director–General of the Ghana Education Service has been met with stiff opposition from the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT). Referring to their preference for someone who has risen through the ranks as the new GES boss following the sacking of

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New GES director should not be politicians small boy – Angel Carbonu

Mr Angel Carbonu, President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT)  per his expectations ahead of the appointment of a new Director-General for Ghana Education Service, has specifically stated that the GES does not need one who will be remote-controlled by any political party. For Mr Carbonu, their expectation

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Akufo-Addo dismisses Prof Opoku-Amankwa as Director-General of GES

The Office of the President announced the termination of Professor Opoku-Amankwa’s appointment in a letter dated, Monday, October 17, 2022. “The Ministry of Education has informed this Office that the exigencies that required your skills and expertise as Director-General of the Ghana Education Service do not exist any longer,” the

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Regional minister hints of reopening dates for Bawku and Bolgatanga Technical Institutes

Mr Stephen Yakubu, the Upper East Regional Minister has expressed optimism that the Bolgatanga and Bawku Technical Institutes will be reopened by the Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET) directorate by the end of August 2022. Both institutions got closed down due to students rioting that caused the destruction of

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There need to be discussions about the sustainability of the Free SHS – IMF’s Dr Touna-Mama

Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amakwah, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES), has indicated his outfit is ready to contribute to a review of the Free Senior High School policy. “Once education is not only for the GES and Ministry of Education, it will be played into the bigger discussion for all

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Ensure the well-being and safety of the students – GES instructs heads of schools amidst mass strike

Heads of the various Senior High Schools have been instructed by the Ghana Education Service to mobilize their management to ensure the well-being and safety of students in the various schools. GES further instructed heads of basic schools not to shut down their facilities, despite the ongoing industrial action by

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We’re shocked you’re sideling GES – IFEST to Education Ministry

The education think tank, Institute for Education Studies (IFEST) has bemoaned how the Education Ministry is rendering the Ghana Education Service ineffective.  IFEST explains that the Ministry of Education has not involved the GES in key developments in the sector such as the National Standard Test (NST), School Calendar, and

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