Participants of the new curriculum workshop also known as the Common Core Programme have written a petition to the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) to as a matter of urgency intervene in the unfair treatment meted out to them.
Participants in the Tamale metro earlier yesterday took a stand to boycott the 5-day workshop which was supposed to end on the 3st of December, 2020. According to the news made available to Listengh.net, participants were demanding for the right thing to be done by the ministry of education and the Ghana Education Service in terms of accommodation, feeding, T&T, and allowances.
The aggrieved teachers of the Tamale Technical University (TTU) have earlier today petitioned the General Secretary of GNAT, Mr. Thomas Musah to come to their aid.
According to a statement signed and released by the various subjects representatives at the workshop venue, they seek to crave the indulgence of the general secretary to the following treatment meted out to them; no supper was provided on the arrival date, poor accommodation for participants (6 people occupies a room in this era of the pandemic), no water and lights in the rooms provided, feeding participants in an open place, allowing participants to queue for food, no administrative briefing before the commencement of the programme, no night allowance, no sitting allowance, no per diem, only a flat rate of two hundred Ghana Cedis (GH₵200), no snack is provided and no certification after the programme.
The participants are therefore calling on the GNAT secretary to intervene to save the situation from escalating.
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