The Minister of Education Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has promised to to ensure unposted trained teachers (Backlogs) receive posting from the Ghana Education Service (GES).
Dr. Adutwum in a meeting with coalition of unposted trained teachers together with executive officers of National Union of Ghana Students (NUGS) and Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana (TTAG) has reiterated that, his outfit will ensure that, the teachers get posted into the classroom.
The assurances from the Minister of Education in the meeting with students leaders other than any other day was very resounding.
In an update, the Minister has reassured that, the Finance Ministry would soon give clearance to facilitate the postings for backlogs of trained teachers.
The current engagement to get backlogs of trained teachers posted started on Wednesday, 16th February, 2022 in the office of the Minister for Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum.
The leaders reminded the Minister that, backlogs of 2018, 2019 and 2020 trained teachers from Accredited College of Education have still not been posted by the Ghana Education Service.
According to the leadership of the groups, the reasons for which the teacher were noted posted are not known.
But, the Minister explained that, the teachers will be posted provided they have successfully passed the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination, completed the one year mandatory national service, pass their college examinations and have successfully graduated and willing to teach at wherever their services are needed.
The leaders have promised, they are not relenting until the needful is done by Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service.
They believe that, the unposted trained teachers deserve better.
Student leaders in attendance were, Kappon, Akosua Rebecca Bawa, Faithful Kesse, NUGS Secretary for Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Skills Development, Rashid Mohammed, NUGS Secretary for Technical and Vocational Education and Agyemang Emmanuel Wisdom (AGE), TTAG PRM and Alexander Owusu Ansah.