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Teachers in colleges of education to strike by Friday 11th if Gov’t fails to meet their demands

The education sector of the country is currently at a standstill as teachers in public kindergarten, primary, JHS, SHS, and university are all on strike for various reasons.

Colleges of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG) and the Colleges of Education Non-Teaching Staff Association of Ghana (CENTSAG) through a press statement has also expressed its displeasure and disappointment at the way the Government has handled issues affecting the welfare of teachers in the 46  colleges of education across the country.

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Some of the issues include non-finalisation of Conditions of Service (CoS) negotiations, unilateral determination of April 2023 by the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission (FWSC) as effective date for placing First Degree Holders of CENTSAG on 17H on the SSSS, undue delay by the Ministry of Education in responding to our request for payment of compensation among others.

CETAG and CENTSAG has insisted that “by Friday, 11th November, 2022 if their demands have not been met, they shall reactivate their indefinite strike actions which we suspended on January 24 and
April 14, 2022 respectively.

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GES Official Release to the General Public on Teacher Unions Strike

“CETAG and CENTSAG insisted that “by Friday, 11th November, 2022 if our demands have not been met, we shall reactivate our indefinite strike actions which we suspended on January 24 and April 14, 2022 respectively,”The statement said.