Education

Teachers: Shaping Futures Beyond the Classroom – E. K. Asante

Teachers are often seen as the purveyors of knowledge, imparting facts and figures to their students. However, their role extends far beyond just teaching; they possess the power to impact and direct the future careers of their students. The guidance and mentorship provided by educators play a pivotal role in shaping the next generation of […]

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Education

Gov’t Considers Transfer Grants for Teachers in Deprived Communities – Edu. Minister

The Minister of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, has announced that the government is considering paying transfer grants to teachers who are willing to be posted to deprived communities across the country. This initiative aims to address the teacher-student ratio in the country and encourage educators to work in underserved areas of the country. Speaking […]

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Education Local Politics

John Dramani Mahama Calls for Renewed Commitment to Enhance Education

The flagbearer of the main opposition National Democratic Congress (NDC), John Dramani Mahama, has called for a renewed commitment to elevate the standards of teaching and learning in the country. Mr. Mahama’s call coincides with the celebration of World Teacher’s Day on October 5, 2023. This year’s World Teacher’s Day revolves around the theme “The […]

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Education

High Attrition Rate Puts Education at Risk: 10,000 Teachers Relocate to UK in 2023 – Registrar of the National Teaching Council (NTC)

The Registrar of the National Teaching Council (NTC), Dr. Christian Addai-Poku, has expressed grave concern about the high attrition rate among teachers, emphasizing that it poses a significant threat to the future of the nation’s education system. Dr. Addai-Poku cited a recent example where over 16,000 Ghanaian teachers had applied for employment in the United […]

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Education

Global Commemoration of World Teachers’ Day 2023

Today, on October 5, 2023, we commemorate World Teachers’ Day. This year’s festivities will revolve around the theme: “The educators we require for the education we aspire to: The worldwide necessity to address the teacher shortage.” The global opening ceremony will feature an address by the Director-General of UNESCO, followed by messages from the three […]

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Education Health Opinion

Breaking the Chains of Workplace Intimidation – Preserving Healthcare and Education

In recent years, there has been a concerning trend in many countries: an increasing number of nurses and teachers are choosing to leave their home countries in search of better opportunities and improved living conditions. While various factors contribute to this migration, one major issue that needs immediate attention is workplace intimidation, particularly from immediate […]

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Education Opinion

Don’t blame teachers: Support them to perform

Ten years ago, on August 28, 2013, I was privileged to be the keynote speaker on the theme, “It all starts with a good teacher”, at the 10th National Conference of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) at the Akromah Plaza in Takoradi. In my speech, I acknowledged the place of the teacher in […]

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Education

2023 BECE: 2 teachers arrested for exam malpractice – C/R

On Monday, August 7th, 2023, law enforcement officials apprehended two individuals for participating in fraudulent activities during an exam at Dunkwa Secondary Technical Centre, located in the Upper Denkyira East Municipality of the Central Region. The detainees, namely Albert Adu-Gyan and Yaw Adadai, who were associated with PEEBLE Calvary and Oxford Santech schools as instructors, […]

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Education General News International

Secondary School Teachers Strike in Protest over Alleged Unfair Dismissal of Teacher Involved in Student Fight: Swansea

On Thursday, secondary school teachers in Swansea went on strike following the alleged dismissal of a teacher who intervened in a fight between two students. The NASUWT teaching union, representing the teachers, reported that its members had voted overwhelmingly in favor of the industrial action. As a result, over half of Swansea’s secondary schools closed […]

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Education

Training for all Teachers [ENROLL NOW] – Creating Climate Change Consciousness: Pedagogies for Teachers

The objective of this course is to equip teachers at all levels with the necessary skills, attitudes and values to foster a sense of climate change consciousness among their students and communities. By exploring a range of pedagogical approaches, teachers will be able to effectively impart climate change education across all subject areas, thus building […]

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