Post us now or face our endless wrath – unposted trained teachers to gov’t

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Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (GES Director-General), Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum (Minister of Education)
Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (GES Director-General), Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum (Minister of Education)

A group of 2018 uposted trained teachers have served President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government through the Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ghana Education Service (GES) to, as a matter of urgent recruit them or face their endless wrath.

The 2018 batch of trained teachers from the Forty-six (46) Accredited Public Colleges of Education completed College on 25th July, 2018. After their completion, there were coerced by the National Teaching Council (NTC) to write the Maiden Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) and were subsequently enrolled onto the National Service Scheme (NSS) before recruitment.

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After passing the Licensure Examination and successful completion of the mondatory one year National Service, some of the trained teachers were not posted by the Ghana Education Service.

After several attempts to get the Ghana Education Service(GES) post the trained teachers have proven futile.

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In a statement, the National President of the Unposted Trained Teachers Mr. David K. Aidoo on behalf of the group has given government a week ultimatum to post them.

According to them, failure by President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo’s government to recruit them shall call for an endless wrath through series of protest.

“As we prepare to embark on a civil protest to openly register our displeasure for the government’s inability to employ us, we are by this release communicating to the Government to immediately employ us or face the wrath of Unposted Qualified Trained Teachers.”

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“We have been home since 2018 after completing college. Unfortunately, government is yet to communicate to us why we have been denied postings. We have met all requirements set by the GES for postings yet we have been denied employment.”

“As we have indicated, we will fight until government employs us.” David K. Aidoo said.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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