July 6, 2022

Teachers Strike Has Trickle Down Academics: Students Begs Government To Intervene

Teacher Unions on Monday, July 4, 2022, declared an indefinite strike over the government’s failure to provide their 20% Cost-of-Living-Allowance.

The four teaching and non-teaching staff Union include; The Ghana National Association of Teachers, National Association of Graduate Teachers, Coalition of Concerned Teachers, and Teachers and Education Workers Union.

Opemsuo Radio’s Kwame Adu Gyamfi Kumanin visiting some schools within the Kwabre East Municipality on Wednesday, July 6, witnessed that indeed the teachers’ industrial strike actions had trickled down as far as teaching and learning are concerned.

At Ahwiaa Roman Catholic Basic School, doors and windows were closed and there was no single student or teacher in the school compound.

In addition, at Ahwiaa Experimental Basic School, some students were in the classroom but no teacher was there to teach them.

According to the student, before the strike actions, teaching service was active and teachers engaged them with morning classes but due to the strike actions they closed at 10 am on Tuesday, July 5, 2022.

They pleaded with the Government to meet the demands of their teachers to return to the classroom for effective teaching and learning.

Source: Opemsuo.com/Kwame Adu Gyamfi Kumanin.

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