The National Teaching Council (NTC) as part of an effort to promote teacher professionalization in the country says it will after 2024 phase out or stop all unlicensed teachers from teaching in the various classroom.
Dr Christian Addai Poku, the Executive Secretary of the National Teaching Council (NTC) announced this in an interview with the Accra-based Peace 104. 3 FM monitored by Educationweb.com.gh on Thursday.
According to him, all unlicensed teachers have been given a three year period to upgrade themselves and qualified to be licensed as professionals.
Speaking on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo show, Mr Christian Poku said his outfit is in talks with the various teacher training institutions on how best they can help the unlicensed teachers to upgrade themselves to get a full license.
“We have given the unqualified teachers a 3 year period to be licensed, NTC is also in talks with the various teacher training institutions in the country to help such teachers upgrade themselves,” he told the host of Kokrokoo show.
The NTC official furthered that “but after the next four years, if an unqualified teacher is still not licensed, NTC will not hesitate to phase or stop him or her from teaching students in public or private schools.”