The second phase of distribution in-service teachers license to teachers in the Sekyere South District in the Ashanti Region will commence at the end of November this year, the National Teaching Council (NTC) has announced.
The Executive Secretary of the Council in an interview monitored by Georgeweb.org said the distribution of the license began September in the Shai-Osudoku District, adding that NTC is starting as piloting in 3 districts.
According to him, all in-service teachers in the country within the next 6 months will get their teaching license which would be rolled out nationwide in the 2020/2021 next academic year in January next year.
“The National Teaching Council is expecting that within the next 6 months every teacher in this country will have his teaching license, that is only in-service teachers”, the NTC official told the host of the interview.
Mr Christian Addai Poku noted the last phase will end at the Savelugu district in the Northern Region after which the NTC will make an evaluation on the piloting and correct any errors before the nationwide rollout in 2021.
The NTC Executive Secretary furthered that those who had sat and passed the teacher licensure examination and currently with a provisional license will have to register on the NTC portal in other to get a full license.
This he said will enable the Teaching Council when distributing all in-service teachers license also distribute theirs to them.