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The first Deputy Speaker, Hon. Joseph Osei Owusu, has expressed grave concern about the growing phenomenon of indiscipline among the Ghanaian populace despite several enactment of laws in the country.

He decried the attitude of some drivers failure to observe road traffic regulations; public officials who indulged in corrupt practices; politicians who engaged in acts of impunity; security officials inability to enforce the laws; among many others, as some of the indiscipline in the country.

He said following the exponential growth in the faculties of law in the country, many heads of agency or department in the public sector were receiving legal education and wondered “why the laws of the country are so often observed in breach.”

Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh

The National Labour Commission (NLC), has asked striking members of the College of Education Teachers Association of Ghana (CETAG), to reconsider their decision and return to the lecture halls.  CETAG began a nationwide strike on Thursday over the non-payment of year-long salary arrears owed them.

In an interview with Citi News however, the Executive Secretary of the National Labour Commission, Ofosu Asamoah, asked the lecturers to return to work whilst the commission strives to bring finality to their concerns.

A two-day capacity training workshop on Guidance and Counselling has been organised for tutors and management of the Accra College of Education.

The workshop which was organised by the Institute of Education in conjunction with the Counselling Services Centre of the University of Cape Coast (UCC) was aimed at enhancing the skills of the tutors to effectively deal with the numerous challenges students face in their studies. It was also to help the Counselling Unit of the College, hall tutors and academic counsellors to deal effectively with students’ academic work, career and social problems or challenges.

As the mentor of the various Colleges of Education in Ghana, UCC through the Institute of Education has been organising series of seminars for tutors and all categories of staff of the Colleges.

21 students of the School of Veterinary Medicine at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), have been graduated at a short ceremony. The white coat ceremony symbolizes a graduation from the pre-clinical phase of learning veterinary medicine into the clinical phase.

Students who are ushered into the clinical phase will be posted to institutions to assist in veterinary services.