The Principals of College of Education (PRINCOF) has reportedly directed the 46 public Colleges of Education to delay the release of the 2021/2022 Colleges of Education admission list of first choice applicants until further notice.
A source who disclosed this on Sunday said the reason for the postponement of the Colleges of Education admission list which was supposed to be released from today is yet to be communicated to the general public and students.
“PRINCOF directs all Colleges of Education to put the publication of their admission list on hold until further notice. It is yet to be known the reason behind the hold-up,” the source stated in a post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh.
Meanwhile, the Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum after meeting with the National Conference of Principals of College of Education (PRINCOF) has announced for first-year students to report to school on January 8, 2022.
Continuing students of the various public Colleges of Education (CoEs) the Education Minister said are also to report to campus on Saturday, November 6, 2021, to commence academic activities for the 2021 academic year.
“We wish to inform all trainees in the 46 public Colleges of Education that approval has been given to the proposed as structured, based on the 14-week duration and subject to adjustment of the reopening dates,” he said in a release.
The reopening dates according to the Colleges of Education Principals are to allow for resit-examination for the continuing students and new admissions to cover the current graduate cohort of Senior High Schools (SHSs).
Hon Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum at the meeting told the Management of the various teacher training colleges to ensure that fresh students admission do not exceed numbers that were admitted in the 2019/2020 academic year.