16,500 trained teachers to be employed by the Ghana Education Service

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has revealed that it has begun the process to recruit 16,500 trained teachers.

These teachers to be recruited would be from the batch of teachers who completed their training in 2019.

Speaking in an interview the Daily Graphic, Monday, September 21, the Director-General of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa urged interested applicants to access more information on the GES official website to complete online application forms.



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16,500 trained teachers to be employed by the Ghana Education Service

He also called on them to upload all the valid certificates before the close of October 30, 2020.

“This recruitment is strictly for applicants who completed colleges of education in 2019,” he emphasised.

He also said the next batch of teachers to be recruited will be from the universities.

“University graduates with degrees in education will be considered for recruitment into the GES to teach in senior high schools (SHS),” he said.

Overall, the GES was expected to recruit about 93,724 teachers by the close of the year, he declared.

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In other news, the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination, has been confirmed to commence on September 24 and 25, 2020 by the National Teaching Council (NTC).

The Public Relations Officer of the NTC, Dennis Osei-Owusu in a statement, said registration for the examination was open from August 27 to September 9, 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to visit any GCB Bank branch nationwide to purchase a voucher for the online registration adding that examination centres could be found on the exam registration portal. 

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