Good News!, Teacher Trainees To Receive Delayed Allowance By The Close Of This Week.- Successafrica.info
The President of the Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana Teacher Trainees’ Association of Ghana -Ashanti and Brong Ahafo Sector ( TTAG-ASHBA ), Mr. Thompson Owusu Baah has assured students of various training colleges that their delayed allowances would be paid by the close of this week.
He disclosed at the grand durbar of Agogo Presbyterian College of Education’s Students’ Representative Council Week long celebration. He said his office has tried its best to make the necessary follow ups at the Students Loan Trust Fund’s Secretariat and can confirm all necessary measures has been put in place to ensure the disbursement of the fund into students account by the close of this week.
When asked on what has lead to the delay disbursement of the fund, Mr. Thompson Owusu Baah said the disbursement process entails a lot and has to be followed accordingly to ensure its effectiveness. “We are aware of the fact that some students have not even received a dime since the reintroduction of the allowance by the NPP government but we are assuring them that, they would be paid in full when all errors have been successfully rectified”,- he disclosed to Successafrica’s Robert Kumi Adu-Gyamfi in an interview.
Mr. Thompson revealed the stance of the Association on the upgrade of the diploma certificate to a degree certificate and said his secretariat is not in any way opposing the change as misconstrued by some pressmen and women from the speech read by the National President at the Official Launching at Accra College of Education last month.
He stressed all that they were asking from the government is to establish a good accommodation system to avoid any inconveniences as occurred to the current level four hundreds with their disappointed 5 year in 1 out educational policy and added the Secretariat is still in talks with the government to find the fate of the continuing students on the additional 1 year mandatory degree awarding program.
Speaking on Issues of the Licencing Exams, he said the Secretariat is engaging the National Teaching Council in making things clearer on the format of the exam and this move would enable them get all collegians informed of the exams format and prepare adequately.