JUST IN: GES to withdraw the Services of Teachers from ‘Unsafe’ Communities

The Ghana Education Service (GES)  has condemned the increasing physical attacks on teachers across the country.

The GES said it has acknowledge its primary  responsibility to  ensure the safety of its employees.

The Education Service has said that it shall withdraw the services of teachers from unsafe communities.

The GES indicated in a statement on May 20,2019  that it shall work with the leaders of their school communities.

The Education Service believes working with the community leaders shall help safeguard the safety of teachers.

The statement of the GES comes in response to recent attacks of teachers which resulted to deaths in some cases.

Notable among such deaths is the killing of George Somuah Bosompem, the 57-year-old tutor of Asiakwa Salvation Army Basic School.

According to the GES, it shall liaise with the Regional and District Security Councils to ensure the safety of Teachers.

The employer however cautioned its staff to be law abiding in  communities in which they work.

Source: EducationGhana.net

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Ellis Ferdinand is a Journalist, Blogger and Founder of Ellis Multimedia, a parent company of EducationGhana.org, an Online Education News Blog, PoliticsGhana.com and GhanaNaija.net. Ellis Ferdinand is a Graduate of Accra College of Education and the University of Cape Coast, where he obtained a Diploma In Basic Education and a Bachelor of Education in Accounting. He is currently Reading his Master of Philosophy in Curriculum and Pedagogic Studies at the University of Education, Winneba in Ghana. Ellis Ferdinand won Blogger of the Year at the 2018 National Students’ Awards and was also adjudged 14th Best Ghanain Blogger in 2018 among the Top 50 Ghanaian Bloggers of 2018. He introduced the Concept of Education Blogging in Ghana in 2014 with his famous blog EducationGhana.net. now EducationGhana.org His Blog won Best Media Promoting Education in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively, an Award organized by Neogenics Education Consult. In 2019, He adjudged the Most Promising West African Blogger of the Year in Nigeria. He won Writer of the Year at the 2021 EDUCOM AWARDS

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