January 24th, 2020

You can’t take our school – Achimota preparatory PTA fights GES

The Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of the Achimota Preparatory School (APS) in the Greater Accra region have vowed to resist any attempt by the Ghana […]
January 23rd, 2020

GES revises promotion process for staff

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has revised its promotion processes, with the aim to improve efficiency and effectiveness. The management of the GES said all […]
January 17th, 2020

GES summons Peki SHS headmaster, store keeper

The Headmaster and storekeeper of the Peki Senior High School (PESCO) have been summoned by the Director-General of the Ghana Education Service (GES) over the […]
January 16th, 2020

Oti, Volta teachers fume over GHS120 stipend for GES workshop

Teachers from the Oti and Volta regions who attended the four-day workshop organised by the Ghana Education Service (GES) at the University of Ghana are […]
January 14th, 2020

Anger as GES charges schools Ghc60 on New English Curriculum

There is anger among Heads of Basic Schools and teachers in Upper West Akyem District of the Eastern region over a directive by the Ghana […]
January 11th, 2020

Teachers to undergo aptitude test before promotion – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced teachers in the country will now undergo aptitude test before they get promoted. According to a statement by […]
January 4th, 2020

New JHS uniforms not compulsory – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has dismissed reports that it has contracted a foreign firm to design the new school uniforms to be used in […]
December 12th, 2019

Napo, GES Council chair urged to apologise to teacher unions

Education Minister, Dr Matthew Opoku-Prempeh and the Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, Michael Nsowah, has been asked to immediately apologise to striking […]
December 12th, 2019

Education Ministry commends NLC for halting teachers’ strike

The Ministry of Education (MoE) has commended the National Labour Commission (NLC) for going to court to secure an order to restrain the striking teachers […]
December 12th, 2019

Teachers legacy arrears to be cleared by December 19 – Controller

The Controller and Accountant General’s Department (CAGD) says the last batch of 1,200 staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) who qualify for the legacy […]
December 12th, 2019

NLC now ‘impotent’ after court intervention – NAGRAT

President of the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), Angel Carbonu, says it will no longer engage with the National Labour Commission (NLC) because of […]
December 11th, 2019

Borrow money to organise exams – GES to JHS heads in Wa

The Wa Municipal Director of Education in the Upper West has instructed all headteachers of junior high schools in the region, to borrow money from […]
December 11th, 2019

Borrow from kindergarten capitation grant for exams – GES to school heads

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has instructed heads of public Junior High Schools in the country who do not have enough funds to organise their […]
December 11th, 2019

Release GHC49m to pay striking teachers – Govt orders CAGD

The Ministry of Finance has ordered the Controller and Accountant General’s Department to release an amount of GHS49,998,626.72 to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to […]
December 11th, 2019

Return to the classroom or lose your salaries – NLC orders Teachers

The National Labour Commission has declared the strike by the three Teacher Unions as illegal and has ordered them to return to the classroom. Several […]
December 11th, 2019

Ignore your leaders, go to work – GES board chair to teachers

The Board Chairman of the Ghana Education Service, Michael Nsowa, has described the striking teacher unions as ungrateful. Speaking to Empire FM Tuesday the GES […]
December 10th, 2019

GES threatens striking teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has issued a subtle threat to teachers who are currently striking over government’s failure to pay salary arrears owed them. […]
December 10th, 2019

Teacher Unions sabotaging us with their strike – Govt

Government has described the ongoing strike by Teacher Unions as sabotage after their meeting with the unions ended inconclusively. Government’s meeting with the teacher unions […]
December 10th, 2019

Teachers on strike but others attend classes

The industrial action called by the three teacher unions was received with mixed reactions by the rank and file of the unions on its first […]
December 10th, 2019

MoE to shutdown non-compliant schools

The National Inspectorate Board of the Ministry of Education (MoE) has said it will soon shut down non-compliant schools operating below the required standards. According […]
December 10th, 2019

We’ve saved GH¢11m from review of teachers’ data – Education Ministry

The Ministry of Education says the government has saved about GH¢11 million from reviewing the data of teachers expecting to be paid their salary arrears […]
December 9th, 2019

GES to publish legacy arrears beneficiaries in wake of teachers’ strike

The Ghana Education Service (GES) says it will not be stampeded into paying illegal money to teachers under the guise of legacy arrears. According to […]
December 6th, 2019

Strike by teacher unions shocking and illegal – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is shocked at the decision by three teacher unions to embark on a strike on Monday over supposed delays in […]
December 6th, 2019

GES shocked by ‘illegitimate’ Teacher Unions strike

The Ghana Education Service is shocked by the decision of three Teacher Unions to embark on a strike over the non-payment of salary arrears. The […]
November 21st, 2019

GES releases appointment letters for teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released appointment letters for teachers who applied for recruitment into the service. According to the GES, the latest recruitment […]
November 21st, 2019

GES recruits 14,500 teachers

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has recruited 14,500 new teachers for basic schools across the country. The teachers, from the 46 colleges of education, completed […]
November 11th, 2019

Africa Education Watch gives GES two-week ultimatum to release 2nd term calendar

Africa Education Watch has called on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to publish the double-track academic calendar for the second semester within two weeks to […]
November 11th, 2019

GES gives approval for extension of mid-semester break

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has given approval for the extension of the mid-semester break, from November 12, 2019 to November 15, 2019. Students are […]
November 7th, 2019

GES gave us figures on double-track pregnancies – MP

The Ranking Member of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Education, Peter Nortsu-Kotor has revealed that the Girl Child Education Unit of the Ghana Education Service […]
October 23rd, 2019

2018 trained teachers to be posted by November – GES

Trained teachers who completed in 2018 from the Colleges of Education will be posted to the classrooms to begin work by the end of November […]
October 23rd, 2019

GES begins posting teachers who passed licensure exams

The Ghana Education Service (GES) is currently undergoing the process of posting teachers who passed the 2018 Licensure Examination. According to the GES, postings will […]
October 23rd, 2019

2018 trained teachers to be posted by November – GES

The Ghana Education Service says it has commenced the process of posting teachers who completed Colleges of Education in 2018. Only trainees who have written […]
October 12th, 2019

GES releases teacher postings

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the postings for teachers who have returned from their study leave. Those teachers who were on leave with […]
September 30th, 2019

Sexuality education will not undermine our cultural norms – GES

The Ghana Education Service (GES) says the introduction of the Comprehensive Sexuality Education (CSE) into the basic school curriculum will not undermine Ghanaian cultural norms. […]
September 30th, 2019

We won’t teach your wards LGBT rights – GES

“No special sessions have been organized or will ever be organized by the GES to train students as advocates for sexual rights, let alone LGBT […]
September 30th, 2019

Stop this ‘madness’ – Ghanaians ‘blast’ GES over introduction of ‘sexuality education’

Some Ghanaians have labelled as ‘madness’ the introduction of ‘Comprehensive Sexuality Education’ into the new curriculum to be implemented by the Ghana Education Service in […]