I have watched with surprise and difficulty, this few days how my colleagues in the service due for promotion have to go through lengths to fill forms to be submitted for their promotion at the regional office. Continue reading GES must go paperless in the application for promotion
Atanga Mathew writes..
*THE TEARS OF THE INNOCENT TEACHER IS THE CAUSE OF GHANA’S WOES*
*Maybe the long neglect and continues marginalization and unjustified victimization of the teacher who taught all professionals is the cause of Ghana’s woes* Continue reading The tears of the innocent teacher is the cause of Ghana’s woes
The District Director of Education for Nkwanta-North in the Volta Region, Mr Maxwell Gyambiby-Ashong, has been sacked from the Ghana Education Service (GES) with immediate effect.
He was found to have embezzled GH¢68,000 of capitation grant meant for basic schools in the district.
A policy document to ensure all teacher trainees acquire a licence before practising the profession has been finalised at a stakeholders meeting in Accra. Continue reading Teachers to be licensed before practice
*Know Your Teachers’ Code of Conduct*
*i* . No act of a teacher shall have a negative psychological effect on a school child. Therefore, no teacher in the course of duty shall intimidate, insult, tease, harass, threaten, snub or discriminate against any child.
*ii* . Teachers shall not use the physical challenges of children to intimidate or ridicule them.
*iii* . Teachers shall not use any acts or means to pester or coerce children into activities of which they do not have a clear understanding.
*iv* . No teacher shall deliberately isolate or ignore any child.
*v* . The teacher shall advise against early marriage and support children continuing their education.
*vi* . No teacher shall emotionally manipulate a child to the teacher’s advantage.
*vii* . No teacher shall send a child out of class for absenteeism or lateness.
*viii.* Teachers shall show maximum consideration for feelings and circumstances of learners.
*ix* . The teacher shall control his/her utterances in order not to threaten with cruel and degrading punishment or hurt the pupil/student.
*x* . A teacher will intervene to stop a pupil/student from perpetrating psychological abuse upon another pupil/student.
*xi* . A teacher shall intervene to stop a fellow teacher from perpetrating psychological abuse upon another pupil/student.
*Copied from the Teachers’ Code of Conduct. GES*
GHANA TEACHER DIARY GO DIGITAL PROJECT( GET A WEBSITE PROJECT)
Go Digital with your CV(Curriculum Vitae) by having a website for it or Go Digital by getting a custom domain website for Personal or Business Marketing/Branding or get a website for your school or get a website for other private reasons/project
GTD GO DIGITAL PROJECT-PACKAGES BRIEF OVERVIEW
1. CV/Curriculum Vitae WordPress Website ( 30 Cedis) You’ll be taught how to write a cv, taught how to create the website using WordPress and put the cv on it, taught how to edit and manage the website on your mobile phone all by yourself. Tutorials via WhatsApp: 0242959119
2. Custom Domain Personal/Business Website. Personal(Non-Profit) for 150 cedis. Business for 200 cedis. You will get a website like http://www.yoursitename.com
3. School Website Project (30 CEDIS) You will be taught how to create a website for your school using WordPress: Tutorials via WhatsApp: 0242959119
4. For Other Private Reasons/Project: Learn how to create a wordpress website for yourself for other private reasons/project for 30 cedis. Tutorials via Whatsapp: 0242959119 Continue reading GTD Go Digital Project (Get A Website Project)
What do you do to keep your students engaged in class:
Tips for Keeping Students Engaged Continue reading Tips For Keeping Students Engaged
Politicians dont have any logical priority and good standards for Education in Ghana.
A lot of Basic schools dont have text books, teachers are not well paid, No computers to teach ICT, No libraries, No classroom buildings and many other deficiencies. a lot of teachers can attest to this fact. We dont have the basics right. Continue reading Free Secondary Education In Ghana From A Teacher’s Perspective
The cane is a very good teacher to the Ghanaian or African child, though there are some prohibitions on using the cane, but the cane can never be avoided totally. Continue reading The Cane Is A Very Good Teacher
Some Ghanaian parents dont care about the academic welfare of their children in school. They see school as a free baby sitting centre to dump their kids. They dont care to provide their children with exercise books, text books, pens, pencils etc. As at now(second day of second week since school reopened) some pupils in my class dont have exercise books or pen. Is it poverty, a curse or ignorance or is it irresponsibility of parents.