2021 Teacher Licensing and Registration Launched Today

2021 Teacher Licensing and Registration Launched Today

The Management of National Association of Graduate Teachers-Ghana has today, May 14, 2021, officially launched and rolled -out the implementation of Ghana Teacher Licensing Project (GTLP) at the Education Minister’s Conference Room at about 10:00 am under the auspices of the National Teaching
Council (NTC).

The Hon. Minister of Education, Hon. Deputy Minister of Education nominee, the Chief Director of the Ministry, the Director-General of
GES, the Deputy Director-General (MS) GES, the Registrar of the NTC, the former Board Chairman of NTC, the Union leadership, some Directors of Education, other dignitaries, and the media were among the personalities present at the launch of the program.

The National Teaching Council under the Ministry of Education is mandated by the Education Regulatory Bodies Act, 2020 (Act 1023), Section 60 personalizing teaching by registering and licensing all teachers in the country.

It is in fulfillment of the above mandate that the National Teaching Council launched the exercise and issued qualified teachers to present, their biometric ID cards. Following the launch, the exercise will start with the teachers in the Greater Accra Region on Monday, the 17h of May 2021.
The entire nationwide exercise is expected to be completed within 18 months.

However, It is expected that the Council will begin registration and issuance of temporary licenses to non-qualified teachers across the country. The said licenses will be valid for one (1) year but renewable for another year only by Section 73, Act 1023.

All Teacher Unions in the country urge all teachers to take the exercise seriously and do well to log on to the NTC website to provide the data required to ensure the success of the exercise.

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