Following a comment made by the Executive Secretary of the NTC, Christian Addai Poku. The leadership of the Ghana National Council Of Private Schools (GNACOPS) has advised the Education Ministry to focus on private education policy and annul the decision to license private school teachers.
The Executive Secretary of the NTC addressing the media during the first batch of teachers writing this year’s Licensure Exams at the St Louis Teacher Training School in Kumasi said the Council will soon phase out teachers without professional teaching licenses from all private schools throughout the country.
According to him, the Teaching Council is collaborating with proprietors of private schools on a roadmap to remove unqualified teachers on their payroll.
He furthered that it will soon be impossible for private schools to employ teachers who have not written the compulsory licensure exams.
GNACOPS has, however, advised the National Teaching Council (NTC) under the auspices of the Ministry of Education to annul its decision to suspend private school teachers who have not been certified by the licensure exam as “they cant roof a building with no foundation”.
“Stop private teachers’ licensing and focus on private education policy” – GNACOPS to MoE