No funerals and weddings for teachers

No funerals and weddings for teachers

The Assin South district director of education in the Central Region, Mrs Nelly Sally Coleman has banned teachers in the area from organising wedding and funeral ceremonies.

She is also said to have refused to grant the mandatory three- month maternity leave to female teachers and rather grant them only six weeks leave.

No funerals and weddings for teachers

Teachers banned from holding weddings, funerals during school term

According to the teachers in the district, no reasons were given for the decision by the education directorate which is said to have triggered anger in the district.

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“She has so far, demonstrated gross disrespect to all teachers in the district,” the teachers alleged and urged the Ghana Education Service to immediately call her to order because her actions and inactions remain a hindrance to quality education in the district,” the aggrieved teachers to TV3 news.

Further, they accused her of unwarranted delays in signing some documents relating to teachers’ salaries that are submitted to her for approval, noting some of the documents have been at the directorate as far back as March 2016.

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