Deputy Minister "Exposes" Teacher Unions in New Academic Calendar: They Lied, We Consulted Them


Hon. Rev. Ntim Fordjour, Deputy Education Minister, has blown the cover off the various teacher unions' involvement and participation in the new academic calendar change. 

According to him, the ministerial Committee on Schools Calendar included union members, school heads, and even some parents. 

Last week, the GES announced the implementation of a semester-based academic calendar for public Kindergarten, Primary, and Junior High Schools in an effort to relieve strain on teachers, decongest schools, and assist synchronize academic calendars. 

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT), the Coalition of Concenerd Teachers, Ghana (CCT-GH), and the Ghana National Union of Teachers (GNUT) are the four biggest teacher unions.

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