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09.12.2011 General News

Techiman GNAT organises one week course

By GNA
Techiman GNAT organises one week course
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Techiman (B/A), Dec. 09 GNA – Techiman Municipal Secretariat of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has organised a one-week promotion course for more than 60 professional teachers in the municipality.

The participants included teachers aspiring to be Principal Superintendents, Assistant Directors 1 and 11 and Deputy Directors 1 and 11.

Mr James Edjei Biney, Techiman Municipal GNAT Secretary, called on teachers to upgrade themselves to meet the challenges of the educational reform programme.

He asked teachers to be committed and dedicated to their service and work diligently as they are major stakeholders in the country's development.

Mr Biney called on GNAT members to maintain trust and confidence in the leadership of the association who were determined to seek the improvement in their welfare.

He said teachers should always exercise restraint in their demands for better conditions of service and ensure they use dialogue and not strike actions to impress on the Government for attention.

In another development, Mr Kwadwo Awote-Nkansah, Deputy General Secretary of GNAT, said workers on retirement should consider themselves blessed by God and continue to assist in the development of their communities.

Mr Awote-Nkansah who is also in-charge of Administration and Labour Organisation at the GNAT headquarters, was speaking at a send-off party for Mr Paul Baffoe-Ansah, retired GNAT Secretary in Nkoranza Municipality at Nkoranza.

He congratulated Mr Baffoe-Ansah for his dedicated service to the GES and contributions to education delivery and the growth of GNAT.

The Brong-Ahafo Regional GNAT Secretary, Mr Sylvester Nabengyey, expressed gratitude to Mr Baffoe-Ansah for contributing immensely towards the establishment of the Association in the region.

Mr Nabengyey described the out-going GNAT Secretary as a responsible secretary whose records were impressive and outstanding.

Mr Baffoe-Ansah, who had spent 35 years in the teaching service, called on teachers to be committed and offer selfless and dedicated services towards the development of the country since education was the bedrock of all development.

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