The National Teaching Council mandated by the Education Act 2008 (Act 778), section 9 to improve the professional standing and status of teachers and to license and register teachers in Ghana has postponed the 2021 edition of the Ghana Teacher Licensure Exams (GTLE).
The National Teaching Council has postponed the 2021 Ghana Teacher Licensure Exams (GTLE) from 23rd and 24th of September to 23rd and 24th October, 2021.
According to the Council, the postponement is to enable the National Teaching Council (NTC) to complete work on the Test Prep Portal which will enable candidates to practise adequately before writing the examination.
Also, the Council revealed that the Koforidua Asokore SDA College of Education Centre has been moved to Presbyterian Women College of Education (PWCE), Aburi. All other centres remain the same.
In a post sighted by unitedshowbiz.com.gh on the official Facebook of the National Teaching Council (NTC), the Council added,
”All candidates are advised to adhere to this new development. We deeply regret any inconvenience caused”
2020 Ghana Teacher Licensure Exams (GTLE) Results
Earlier, the Education Minister of Ghana, Yaw Osei Adutwum expressed his worry about the poor performance of candidates in the 2020 Ghana Teacher Licensure Exams (GTLE) despite the lowering of the pass mark
The 2020 Ghana Teacher Licensure Exams (GTLE) saw a higher failure rate after the release of the results in October 2020.
Out of the 27,455 candidates who sat for the 2020 teacher licensure examination, 8,442 failed to meet the pass mark.
The number represents 30.7% of the total candidates who sat for the exams in October last year.
A statement issued by the National Teaching Council (NTC) said 19,013 teachers, representing 69.3% passed the exams.
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