The Director-General of Ghana Education service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku Amankwa has disclosed that plans are far advance to pay teachers working in deprived areas in the country.
Speaking to the press on Thursday 26th August 2021, the Director-General of Ghana Education Service stated that there is High profile negotiation on paying teachers who accept to work in remote and hard-to-reach areas.
Addressing the Teacher unions press statement that was released on 10th August 2021, Prof. Opoku Amankwa stated that the leaders of the major teacher unions, Ghana National Association of Teachers GNAT, National Association of Graduate Teachers NAGRAT, and Coalition of Concern Teachers Ghana CCTGH have represented several times on that meeting concerning the payment of allowance to teachers in deprived areas and are aware of the plans ahead, so he does not understand why the teacher unions have taken it to be an issue.
Teachers in deprived areas have complained several times of being neglected by the employer but this seems to be good news to Teachers. Educegh.com has put an eye on this matter to see how it unfold in the coming days.