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GTU CONDUCTS PROJECT END-LINE INTERFACE The Gambia Teachers Union conducted a three day (15-17 June 2022) project end-line interface at the Kiang Central Village of Tendaba. The interface is meant to assess the level of impact the project has had on its participants and the union as a whole since its inception in June 2021. …

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GTU TRAINS TEACHERS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

GTU TRAINS TEACHERS ON OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH The Gambia Teachers’ Union through support from from the Education and Solidarity Network has organized a four day Occupational Health training for close to One Hundred teachers in Regions 1 and 4. The training that kick-started on the 8th-12th February 2022 at the Christians’ Council in Kanifing and the …

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PRESS RELEASE

As we approach the conduct of the presidential elections on Saturday 4thDecember 2021, The Gambia Teachers’ Union hereby urges all teachersand students to participate in this national duty. However, you are all urgedto exercise your civic right in tranquility and peace. We must all rememberthat we owe it to our country and posterity to ensure …

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GTU RECEIVES DONATIONS OF BICYCLES

The Gambia Teachers’ Union receives a donation of Twenty-Two bicycles from the Steve Sinnott Foundation earmarked for school-going children in the rural Gambia. The Steve Sinnott Foundation is a long-term partner of The Gambia Teachers’ Union. Over the years and recently, they have funded a series of programs geared towards improving the status of education …

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STATEMENT OF THE GENERAL SECRETARY OF THE GAMBIA TEACHERS’ UNION ON THE OCCASION OF WORLD TEACHERS’ DAY 2021

The National Executive Committee of the Gambia Teachers’ Union (GTU) wishes to congratulate the entire teaching fraternity in commemoration of World Teachers Day. World Teachers Day (WTD) held annually on 5th October, is an important event for the entire educational community to celebrate the teaching profession and to promote the ILO/UNESCO Recommendation concerning the Status …

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GTU MEETS MENTORS IN THE ‘FIT’ PROJECT

The Gambia Teachers’ Union today, 17th August 2021 convened a session for 12 mentors under its ‘Mobile Technology: Mentoring and Professional Learning Communities for Women Teachers in The Gambia’. The convergence held at Mansakonko, LRR, was meant to abreast the participants on key components of the project as well as on issues surrounding Gender-Based Violence. …

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GTU TRAINS HOME SCIENCE TEACHERS ON MAKING OF REUSABLE SANITARY PADS

Findings have shown that a greater percentage of school-going girls skip school during their mensural period. This is largely associated with a lack of access to sanitary pads. It’s against this backdrop that the Gambia Teachers’ Union organizes a two-day training for Sixty Home Science teachers in Region 2 on the making of reusable sanitary …

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GTU ORGANIZES SRGBV TRAINING

The Gambia Teachers Union through support from the Steve Sinnott Foundation organized a training workshop on School-Related Gender-Based Violence for female headteachers and young female teachers serving in schools in the rural Gambia. The training was meant to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills in the fight against SRGBV. Reports have indicated the …

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GTUYTP HOLDS GENERAL ASSEMBLY MEETING

The Gambia Teachers’ Union Young Teachers Platform on Thursday, August 5, 2021 conducted its maiden General Assembly Meeting at the Paradise Suites Hotel under the theme “Enhancing Youth Participation in Leadership and Good Governance”.