Month: November 2017

GNAT Warns GES Against Wrongful Transfers

The Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), has expressed unhappiness about the manner in which the Ghana Education Service (GES) was transferring teachers without their transfer grants. The Association said it continued to receive complaints from teachers that they were being compelled to fill a “weaver of T and T” form to go on transfer, while they had not made any request to be transferred. The situation GNAT viewed as a blatant violation of the collective agreement and the regulations governing transfers, adding that “transfers must be done with all humility and fairness”. Consequently, GNAT has sounded a word...

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Basic Contribution To Teachers Fund Increased.

The National Council of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, GNAT has given approval for an increase in the monthly basic contribution of members to the Teachers Fund. The new minimum contribution will commence in the month of March, 2015.  The Fund set up in May 1998, serves as a retirement supplement scheme for registered members of GNAT.  Over the years, the Fund has grown both in numbers and in value. The Teachers Fund is the second largest pension scheme in Ghana with over One hundred and Seventy Thousand contributors.  Currently, the Fund is valued at over three hundred million Cedis with an average Return on Investment of...

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DAVID OFORI ACHEAMPONG (Trustee – National Executive)

  David is    the    General    Secretary of    GNAT    and was appointed    to the Board of    the    Fund in    April    2016.    He has worked    with    GNAT    since 2006    as    Metro    GNAT    Secretary for    Accra    Metro    West and    Tema    Metro and as    Regional    Secretary for    the    Central    Region for    3    years.    He    holds MA    HRM    from    University    of    Cape    Coast, BA    Political    Science    and Sociology    from    University    of    Ghana    and    Diploma    in    Public    Relations    and Advertising    from    the    Ghana    Institute    of  ...

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GEORGE ACHIBRA (Trustee – Volta Region)

George is currently the IPPD Co-ordinator for Krachi West District. He holds a Bachelor of Education and Diploma in Basic Education from the University of Education, Winneba. He is involved in a number of activities in several organizations and holds positions such as Executive Member, Teachers Credit Union and Assistant Secretary Kaakyi Language Project He is the Founder and Executive Director of the NGO, PACODEPT on Human Rights and has won various International awards on child laoour and child trafficking. He is the immediate Past Volta Regional Vice Chairman of GNAT. He was appointed to the Board in August...

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MICHAEL KORLETEY (Trustee – Greater Accra Region)

  Michael    was    appointed    to    the     Board    in    January    2014.     He    holds a    Bachelor    of    Education    Degree     in     Basic     Education     from     the University     College     of     Education    and    a    Diploma    in    Marketing from     the    Institute    of    Management    Studies.    He    is    a    Board Member    of    Legacy     Homes    and    Investment    Company    and    also Sophia     Memorial    Schools.    He    is    the    Former    Acting    Greater    Accra Regional    Chairman    of    GNAT.    He    is    currently    the    Headteacher    of Kwasheman    ‘1’    Basic  ...

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Trust Deed

In February 1999, a Trust Deed was signed between GNAT and the Board of Trustees of the Teachers Fund. In this document GNAT entrusted the safe-keeping and sound management of the Fund into the care of the Board of Trustees. The Trust Deed and the Rules and Regulations articulate the broad framework within which the Board is expected to oversee the management of the affairs of the Fund. View

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