Mass Covid-19 vaccination exercise to be taken to Senior High Schools

Covid-19 vaccination exercise is scheduled to be commenced in the various Senior High Schools due to the collaborative efforts between the Ghana Health Service and the Ghana Education Service. This was after the Food and Drugs Authority expanded the group of people who are eligible to take the Covid-19 vaccination.

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GES to meet teacher unions today over the semester-based academic calendar

After the backlash from teacher unions and stakeholders in the education sector over the introduction of the semester system based academic calendar, the Ghana Education Service in a bid to address the situation has invited the disgruntled teacher unions for deliberation. The meeting is scheduled for Thursday 20th January 2022

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Engage stakeholders before changing to a semester-based calendar

The government has been advised by the President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) Mr. Angel Carbonu to immediately engage stakeholders and also civil society organizations on the change of the academic calendar from the trimester based one to a semester-based one. He complained that such a change

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Teacher unions kick against GES semester-based academic calendar

 The change effected by the government in the academic calendar for basic schools from a trimester based one to a semester-based one has not gone down well with the teacher unions as they have kicked against it. The unions which consist of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), National  Association

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GES announces date for resumption of basic and second-cycle schools

After the initial concerns raised over the resumption date of the Basic and Senior High School which caused worry especially among stakeholders, the resumption date for schools have finally been released. According to the Ghana Education Service, basic school pupils are to report back to school on January 18 2022,

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sacking teachers is not enough, punish them more – Kofi Asare

The Africa Education Watch an education think tank known for its zero-tolerance for examination malpractice is calling for further punishment of the teachers who were sacked recently by the Ghana Education Service for aiding their students to commit various examination malpractices. Their stance comes on the back of the recent

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