Ferdinand | EducationGhana | January 31 |Teacher Unions Begin Negotiations for New Collective Bargaining Agreement, set to end by February 2024
“The collective bargaining agreement for teachers in the pre-tertiary education sector has expired, leading to negotiations for a new agreement. Teachers are assured that their interests will be safeguarded during this process, with unions aiming to conclude negotiations by the end of February 2024.”
The existing Collective Bargaining Agreement (Condition of Service) for teachers in the pre-tertiary education sector expired in August 2023. In response, negotiations for a new agreement have commenced, with teacher unions emphasizing their commitment to safeguarding the interests of educators.
Expired Agreement: The current Condition of Service for teachers in the pre-tertiary education sector expired in August 2023.
New Negotiations: Negotiations for a new Collective Bargaining Agreement have started.
Guarding Teacher Interests: Teacher unions assure educators that their interests will be jealously guarded and protected during the negotiation process.
Timeline: The teacher unions aim to conclude negotiations by the end of February 2024.
Thomas Musah, General Secretary, Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)
Eric Agbe-Carbonou, President, National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT)
King Ali Awudu, President, Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH)
Teachers are urged to stay informed and updated on the progress of the negotiations, and the unions express their commitment to ensuring a fair and favourable agreement for educators in the pre-tertiary education sector.