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GNAT Condemns Interdiction of WASS Headmistress Over Unauthorized Student Collections

In a recent development, the Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT) has strongly criticized the interdiction of the headmistress of West Africa Senior High School (WASS) for allegedly collecting unauthorized funds from students. The association condemns the Ghana Education Service (GES) for what it perceives as an attempt to deflect attention from its own failings in addressing the challenges faced by public basic and secondary schools.

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The GNAT’s statement highlights the practice of some school heads pre-financing school expenses due to government delays, expecting reimbursement afterward. However, the association advises against this approach, as it may lead to misconceptions about their intentions. GNAT calls on school heads, teachers, and its members not to bear the burden of school finances on their own.

The interdiction of the WASS headmistress has raised questions about the competence and skills of educational administrators and teachers. GNAT contends that the GES should focus on resolving internal issues and ensuring smooth operations within the educational system before resorting to blame games and disciplinary actions against individual school heads.

As the situation unfolds, it remains to be seen how the Ghana Education Service will respond to GNAT’s criticism and whether any further actions will be taken in light of the unauthorized collections at WASS. In the meantime, the call to address systemic challenges within the education sector reverberates through the GNAT’s statement, urging for collective responsibility in ensuring quality education for all students.

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