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Salaries of teachers should be protected
Marie Antoinette Corr-Jack, the Secretary General of the (GTU), has said that salaries of teachers should be protected
Government to improve teachers working conditions’
The General Secretary of The (GTU) has sounded optimistic that government will fulfill its commitment in improving the working conditions and status of teachers
GTUYTP Urge Teachers to follow Covid-19 rules as schools’ resume
The Gambia teachers’ union young teacher platform has urged its members to strictly follow the ministry of health COVID-19 guidelines following the resumption of grade 9 classes

World Teachers Day 2020

The Gambia teacher’s union earlier today held a presser at its headquarters in Kanifing, the event is part of celebration marking world teacher’s day which is celebrated worldwide in every 5th day of October

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The leadership of the GTU has been keenly monitoring the socio-political space of our motherland during the recent period and wish to make their position very clear on the ubiquitous matter of a pending “demonstration” due in a couple of days or weeks. In view of the ongoing uncertainties, members of the Union are hereby urged to continue with their normal teaching duties and desist from any industrial actions, unless otherwise sanctioned by the GTU. By the same token, school Administrators are further urged to advise their students to refrain from taking any undue risk that may jeopadise their education. Management has learnt with deep regret that some schools have allegedly favourably reacted to this scenario by altering their end of term exams timetable which is quite unfortunate.
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West African Women in Education Network (WAWEN) Gender Training & Sensitization Workshop for Union Leaders Participating unions/countries: National Union of Teachers of Nigeria - NUT, National Association of Graduate Teachers of Ghana - NAGRAT, Sierra Leone Teachers Union - SLTU, Kenya National Union of Teachers - KNUT, The Gambia Teachers Union - GTU and the National Education Association of the USA The Guest Speaker was the Honourable Minister of MoBSE, Madam Claudiana Cole who was ably represented by Yadicone Nancy Mendy, PEO Special Needs Education Unit.
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A cross-section of the leadership of the GTU led by the President concluded a 5-day tour of schools, Regional Education Directorates and Offices of the Regional Governors to discuss matters of great importance and concern to the Union. The tour took the Team to the Mile 2 Central Prisons, Regions 4, 5 and 6 and it's a requirement for the Union's President to embark on a bi-annual Meet-the-Teachers Tour. The report will inform the Union's Position Paper due to be shared with the Advisory Council on Basic & Secondary Education, it's Quarterly meeting with the SG OP, advocacy and policy review processes among others.
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GTU General Secretary on Covid 19

The world today faces one of its greatest adversaries that threatens mankind. The Coronavirus Disease also called COVID-19 has decimated lives across the world. Social sectors across the board have been paralyzed including education. It is imperative to note that the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grow at an alarming rate, resulting in numerous infections and fatalities across the globe. Despite this fact, countries. Including the Gambia have decided to ease their public health regulations by opening their economies

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