The management of the Ghana National Service Scheme (GNSS) says the National Teaching Council (NTC) after training some 30,000 national service personnel on a newly developed curriculum will issue them a provisional teaching license.
The management of the National Teaching Council has finally revealed the date to conduct the 2022 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination for newly trained teachers from Colleges Of Education and Universities.
The 2022/2023 teacher training admission forms for applicants seeking to pursue teacher education will be available for sale from March this year, the Conference of Principals of public Colleges of Education (PRINCOF) has announced.
Dr Christian Addai Poku, the Registrar of the National Teaching Council (NTC) responsible for conducting the Ghana teacher licensure exams (GTLE) says 30 per cent of teachers in Ghana are unqualified to teach in various classrooms.
The National Teaching Council as part of measures to ensure only qualified WASSCE graduates receive teacher education has introduced entrance test and interview sections as new criteria into public Colleges of Education.
The National Teaching Council (NTC) after a teacher union protested against the re-introduction of teacher training institution entrance exams has said it can not solely rely on WASSCE results to offer students College admission.
The attention of the Ghana National Association of Teachers, GNAT, has been drawn to a document widely circulating on social media with a by-line NTC Introduces Ghana Basic Education Skills Examination Test, purported to originate from the National Teaching Council, indicating that,
Teachers are required to acquire a license before they can teach in any Ghanaian school.
This news came when the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana met the National Teaching Council. Which was scheduled to take effect from 24th October to 25th October, 2021.
Information gathered from the camp of the immediate past
president of the Teacher Trainees Association of Ghana (TTAG), Augustine Appiah has it that, the portfolio assessment for Newly Qualified Teachers (NQTs)