Special Registration and Licensing of In-service teachers in progress – NTC
The National Teaching Council (NTC) has announced the registration and licensing of In-service teachers who obtained their professional certificate after 30th September, 2018.
The Registrar of the National Teaching Council (NTC), Christain Addae-Poku in a statement said, in reference to their letter dated 26th July 2022 on the registration and licensing in which they indicated that, all teachers who were employed as non-professional but had their professional certificate after 30th September, 2018 have been exempted by the National Teaching Council (NTC) Board from writing the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE).
In view of this, the Council brings to their attention the following amendments to what they communicated on 26th July, 2022.
EXEMPTIONS IN GTLE
According to NTC, the following category of persons are exempted from the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) covers:
1. Only staff of the Ghana Education Service and Ghana TVET Service.
2. All teachers who were employed before 31st December, 2018 and are able to secure a professional teaching certificate from a recognised institution on or before 2024.
3. All first degree and diploma certificate holders without certificate in education who are employed but acquire their professional certificate on or before 31st December, 2024.
Persons in this category should have been practicing as unqualified teachers before 2018.
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS FOR NTC LICENSE REGISTRATION
National Teaching Council (NTC) said such category of teachers must upload the following necessary documents on the Teacher Portal Ghana:
- Professional certificates.
- Appointment letters.
- Passport-sized photograph (white background).
ONLINE TEACHER PORTAL
The expected teachers are directed to log in at tpg.nic.gov.gh
You are required to log in and pay the exemption fee of One Hundred and Fifty Ghana Cedis (GH¢150.00)
DEADLINE FOR EXEMPTION FEE
The deadline slated for the payment of the exemption fee is 30th March, 2023.
It is further announced that this special dispensation expires on the 31st of December, 2024.
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