IF YOU ARE A TEACHER, YOU MUST BE WORRIED OVER THESE STARTLING REVELATIONS

By Albert Dadson Amoah Many teachers in Ghana, out of lack of time or whatever reason, could not find ample time to read through the *bargaining agreement* that bind them and their employer. The _Teacher Bargaining Agreement_ was signed between *GNAT* (Representing teachers because of numbers) and *GES Council* (Employer - Representing the State). The

REFUND MUTUAL FUND OF OUR MEMBERS – ATAG ORDERS GNAT AND OTHER TEACHER UNIONS

We want to bring to the attention of the media how GNAT and other teacher unions are refusing to release the funds of teachers who were once with them and have left. We have had enough evidence based on the reports that we have received from some  of our members across the country, to allege

THE EDUCATIONAL REVOLUTION: WHO STANDS TO BENEFIT?

Following the implementation of the government Free SHS policy, many other policies on education have sprung up. Though these policies had come amidst protest and reservations, educational actors had kept mute about them. The notable among them are the teacher licensing, compulsory NSS for newly trained teachers, the track systems and just recently the government

PROFESSIONAL REMUNERATION: DON’T GHANAIAN PROFESSIONAL TEACHERS DESERVE BETTER?

By Isaac Ofori In Canada, the basic salary scale and benefit package offered to a newly-hired teacher is established through negotiations between the teachers’ association and representatives of the provincial/territorial government. Generally, teacher salary schedules are determined by a combination of years of post-secondary education and years of teaching experience. Additional allowances are paid to

EDUCATION IN GHANA: GES FAILED ROLE AND THE POLITICS OF SECTOR MINISTRY

By Isaac Ofori The question usually comes to mind whether managers of education system had failed in their role of promoting a holistic education or the sector ministry is over playing politics with one of the most sensitive areas of human resource development in the country. It is mostly said that agriculture is the bedrock

COME TO THINK OF IT: CAN A TEACHER EVER BECOME RICH?

By King Ofori I have been wondering about how many teachers in Ghana can boast of riches and good living. If there's then we are waiting for statistics to prove the facts or even otherwise. Personally, I have no idea any individual in the country who teaches and he or she is worth not less

SAVING THE IMAGE OF THE TEACHING PROFESSION: A CURE FROM DESPERATION

By Isaac Ofori I write this with pain in my heart because if my head were waters, I would have wept for the desperation of our profession. From time immemorial, teachers have been victims of circumstance and societal mockery. Teachers are like the Fante name for a child who is born to his parents late