GIJ Resumes Work On April 27; Lectures Remain Online
Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) says all offices, unit, directorates within Administration, faculties and academic departments of the school shall resume work effective Monday 27th April 2020.
This follows earlier notices which granted staff (including National Service Persons) permission to stay at home in response to government's directive regarding the Convid-19 pandemic.
In a statement signed by the Registrar J. Sika Akoto (PhD), National service persons shall however remain at home until directed by the national service secretariat to resume.
According to the statement, lectures will however continue on the virtual platforms.
Read full statement below:
ARRANGEMENTS FOR RESUMPTION OF WORK
We refer to our earlier notice dated 16th March, 2020, which granted staff (including National Service Persons) permission to stay at home in response to government's directive regarding the Convid-19 pandemic and write to communicate that following Management's decision at its meeting held on 22 nd April, 2020, arrangements to resume work are as follows:
- Work shall resume of Monday, 27th April, 2020;
- All offices/unit/directorates within Administration, Faculties and Academic Department shall operate at full capacity;
- The Institute shall be open for business on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (three days a week) until further notice;
- Heads of Department are requested to adhere to the social distancing protocols at the office and arrange to ensure that staff report to work on rotational basis until the Covid-19 pandemic is over;
- Lecturers(Part/Full-Tlme) are requested to continue engaging students online using the Office 365 and the recently developed learning management system, and other learning management systems;
- National Service Persons shall remain at home until directed by the National Service Secretariat to resume work; and
- Staff are kindly entreated to observe all the Covid-19 preventive protocols such as wearing of masks during working hours and frequent washing of hands with soap under running water or use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers.
J. Sika Akoto (PhD) Registrar
Ag. Deputy Rector
Ag. Director of Finance
Senior Assistant Registrar (Public Affairs Unit)