The leadership of the Principals of Colleges of Education (PRINCOF) following this year’s Easter break has rescheduled the Sunday, April 17, 2022 government Colleges of Education (CoE) level 200 B.Ed trainees reopening date.
PRINCOF earlier scheduled for students in all the 46 public Colleges to report to campus on April 17, 2022, but the Principals in a communique sighted by EducationWeb have said the new reopening date is April 19, 2022.
All public Teacher Training Institutions in the country the leadership of PRINCOF has said will commence the second phase of the first semester of the 2022 academic year after the Easter break on April 19, 2022
In other news, the Colleges of Education’s non-teaching staff strike action which started on Monday, April 11, 2022, over the non-payment of some allowances has been suspended pending further engagement with the government.
The management of the Colleges of Education Non-Teaching Staff Association (CENTSAG) in a statement said the temporary suspension of the industrial action follows a directive by the National Labour Commission (NLC).
“The decision reached and directive by the NLC requires CENTSAG to call off the strike and meet the Ghana Tertiary Education Commission (GTEC) to achieve expected resolutions to matters that affected the strike,” it stated.
The Colleges of Education non-teachers Association added that “CENTSAG is to return to National Labour Commission (NLC) on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, to report to the outcome of the our engagement with parties aforestated,”
CENTSAG after the forthcoming meeting with the Labour Commission and other relevant stakeholders on the suspended strike action has said it will communicate the outcome of the engagement with members and the public.
“We accordingly will notify our employers and stakeholders of our resumption of the strike on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, or thereafter should the issue at stake remain unresolved without serving any additional notice of strike,” it said.