Liberia in this age of globalization and modernity is wedged in a web of dilemma due to an array of factors. With all of what this country has in terms of natural wealth, it remains a symbol of poverty and illiteracy in Africa, even though it was once seen as the pride of Africa.
Over a thousand ghost names have been identified for removal from the Ministry of Educationâ€™s payroll, after the minister concluded vetting 47 percent of its workforce, based in Nimba, Bong, and Montserrado.
At a Ministry of Education meeting with operators selected to participate in the Partnership Schools for Liberia initiative, several operators have described alarming situations at Liberian schools that may pose a challenge to starting their work at the beginning of the school year.
Documents leaked to The Bush Chicken have revealed that 23 employees at Tubman University are receiving dual salaries from multiple positions, including several senior level employees. The May 2016 payroll, along with other documents, were leaked by members of the faculty senate who did so anonymously for fear of retribution. The senior staff members were…
Liberiaâ€™s minister of education, George K. Werner, has revealed a huge need for teachers in the country.
Wleh T. Selah, the previously suspended County Education Officer of Nimba, has refused to be reinstated after the Education Minister reappointed him.
Education Minister George Wernerâ€™s latest move to partner with private institutions to improve the quality of Liberiaâ€™s education system has been met with intense resistance from many individuals and groups. In an exclusive interview with The Bush Chicken, the Minister clarified some of the misconceptions about his approach.
The Bush Chicken interviewed Minister of Education George Werner about his proposed Partnership Schools for Liberia initiative. During the interview, Werner had the opportunity to address some of the top critiques about his program.