According to the Ministry of Education, GH241 million has been authorised for the payment of allowances to teacher trainees across the country.
The Ministry, further indicated that GH32 million has been set aside for the payment of the first batch of book and research allowances to qualifying senior members of public tertiary institutions across the nation.
Professor Yara Dzakadzie, the Ministry’s director of tertiary education, revealed this.
He delivered a message on behalf of the sector minister at the 13th congregation of the Koforidua Asokore SDA Training College.
“It will interest the members of staff to know that the government has processed an amount of over GH¢32 million for the first batch of book and research allowance payable to senior members of tertiary institutions across the country.”
“The government is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the smooth running of our colleges of education, and it is committed to providing our students with the best education.
In light of this, the government has released an amount of GH¢241 million for the payment of teacher trainee allowances across the country.”