The management of the National Teaching Council NTC has disclosed to its stakeholders that the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination GTLE will from next year based on only two subjects areas.
According to the Council, the GTLE licensure Examination is undergoing reforms that will be effective next year. The subject areas will be based on Subject-Based Tests (SBT) and Computer-Based Tests (CBT). This will help test both the professionalism and proficiency of the candidates.
This was stated during the National Teaching Council meeting 7th Award Committee meeting at MPLAZA Hotel in Accra to review the 2021 GLTE results before it is published.
The Registrar of the Council, Dr. Christian Addai Opoku has indicated that the council proceeded to administer the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination GTLE with an online test to help the candidates practice before writing the examination. He made it clear that a link to the online portal was sent to each candidate to enable them to prepare adequately for the Examination.
Dr. Addai further explained that a report has clearly shown that just a few candidates made good use of the portal. The Council firmly believe that the intervention that was put in place will improve the performance of the candidates
The Deputy Minister of Education, Reverend Ntim Forjour thanks the National Teaching Council and its stakeholders for making it to the 7th GLTE. He however advises the NTC and its chief Examiners not to listen to the call by some candidates that they should lower the standard of the examination.
The minister added that NTC should maintain the standard of the examination as it is a good way to crop good teachers into classrooms to improve education at the basic level.