May 25, 2020 - <<AGHS >>

Stakeholders oppose reopening of schools in Ghana amid COVID-19

Two major stakeholder organizations in Ghana on Tuesday expressed their opposition to the intention by the Ghanaian government to reopen schools amid the novel coronavirus outbreak. The Parent-Teacher Associations and School Management Committees said in a statement that the lives of teachers, students, and other school workers would be at risk due to the difficulty in maintaining social […]


It will be recalled that the President, H.E Nana Akufo Addo in his first update to outline Government’s measures on the novel Coronavirus pandemic, indicated that all schools in the country be closed indefinitely.  As part of efforts to brief and update the country on measures being undertaken by the Ministry of Education, the Sector Minister, Dr. Matthew […]

Educationist Proposes More Thinking Into Virtual Teaching

Ms Turkson, an Educationist said innovation and creativity were crucial as far as education, especially inclusive education, was concerned. “Students are more likely to synthesize the information taught, bring more joy, and make their educational experience more meaningful,” she said. Ms Turkson, who recently participated in a webinar, dubbed: “Inclusive Education: Before, during and after COVID-19,” told the […]

May validation begins;Newly Trained Teachers paid salary arrears

Newly Trained Teachers have been paid their salary arrears including their May salaries after continuous agitations amidst the COVID-19 unfortunate break. The newly trained teachers complained of been neglected at the time they were ready for biometric registration, of which the outbreak of the pandemic affected negatively. In May 2020, the Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) rescheduled […]

Private schools vet applications for stimulus package

The Ghana National Council of Private Schools (GNACOPS) has begun vetting and processing the documentation of its members to enable them to apply for the GH¢600 million stimulus package announced by the President. The documentation include registration, payment of taxes and certificates. The Executive Secretary of GNACOPS, Mr Enoch Gyetuah, told the Daily Graphic that the association was […]

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