The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has disclosed the Controller and Accountant-General Department this year will add the names of some 12,000 newly trained teachers to the government’s payroll.
The Teacher’s Association announced this at the National Executive meeting held this month at the GNAT Headquarters in Accra.
The leadership of the Association at the meeting indicated the teacher unions are in consultations with the Ghana Education Service (GES) to resolve Challenges associated with the writing of the aptitude test.
According to GNAT, responsibility allowance will be restored for the qualified staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in June 2021.
“The Labour Unions are in discussions with the Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations to conclude the negotiations for Base Pay and Minimum Wage for 2021,” the Association told members at the meeting.
It however unclear when the about 12,000 newly trained teachers will be put on the Controller and Accountant-General Department payroll.