GES respond to teacher unions in Education in their press statement about the semester system

By | January 18, 2022

The Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) said the has taken note of the concerns
raised in the press release by the Unions in Education ( GNAT, NAGRAT, CCTGH, TEWU ) about the new Academic Calendar and contact hours for schools.

Management stated that indeed, the Ministerial Committee on Schools Calendar engaged representatives of the Unions and School Heads. However, they will continue to engage the Unions and other stakeholders if they have noted additional concerns since the release of the calendar.

Subsequently, Management has invited the Unions to a meeting on Thursday, 20th
January 2022 to discuss the additional issues raised.

Meanwhile, Management wishes to welcome back to school all basic school

teachers, learners, and particularly, “My First Day at School” learners.

Management of the Ghana Education Service wishes to assure parents, students, teachers, and the general public that GES will work closely with the Unions and other stakeholders to ensure that the 2022 Academic Calendar is not disrupted.

The management wishes to remind parents, learners, and school authorities to
continue to observe the pandemic health and safety protocols.

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