The Ministry of Education (MoE) as part of an effort to improve teaching skills among other things has partnered with the University of Cape Coast to run a three-semester programme to upgrade Diploma holding teachers.
According to the Education Ministry, the three-semester programme will give the opportunity to all Diploma holding teachers in the country to upgrade to Degree holders (Bachelors in Education) respectively.
The Ministry said this is to ensure the minimum qualification required by teachers to teach in any of the schools in the country is Degree (B.Ed).
The programmes are:
1. B.Ed (Post-Diploma in Early Childhood Education.
2. B.Ed (Post-Diploma in Primary Education.
3. 1. B.Ed (Post-Diploma) Junior High School (JHS) Education.
Diplomate holders have been advised to take advantage of the aforementioned programmes to upgrade themselves by acquiring the needed methodology, skills and techniques to teach various levels.