News Categories: Education

17 Apr
By: talda 0

Teacher licences, registration numbers out May

The National Teaching Council (NTC) of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that it will begin issuing teacher licence and registration numbers to all qualified teachers in the Ghana Education Service as well as those in private institutions from May 2021.

A letter from the Ghana Education Service to all regulatory bodies in the education sector stated: “As part of the process, all qualified teachers who were employed before 1 September 2018, are required to log on to the NTC’s Teacher Portal Ghana (TPG) via and register”.

The letter also noted that “all teachers who were employed after 31 August 2018, are required to pass the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination to merit the licence and registration number.

“Thus, their provisional licence shall be replaced with a full licence during the exercise”.

“All qualified teachers who fail to avail themselves of this licensing and registration exercise shall lose their right to practise as teachers in Ghana, in accordance with section 64 (1) of the Education Regulatory Bodies Act, 2020, Act 1023,” the letter further indicated.

The deadline for registration on the portal is 7 May 2021.


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20 May
By: talda 12

Talensi District bags 3 awards at Beating Famine conference in Mali

The Talensi District of the Upper East Region has won three out of ten awards in land restoration at the just-ended Beating Conference, held in Bamako-Mali.

The awardees were rewarded for their commitment to the implementation of the Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) project, an initiative by World Vision Ghana to reclaim degraded lands in the area.

Chief of Tongo-Beo, Naba Naabia Anaba Bileya-Namalteng was given a prize for Male Excellence in Land Restoration, while Topok Saparoog from Yagzore won the Female individual Restoration Champion award.

The Yameriga community was adjudged Excellence in land innovation restoration while World Vision Ghana adjudged NGO Restoration Supporter Award-Excellence in land restoration.Speaking at a community durbar in Tongo-Beo to showcase the impact of the project, Regional operations manager of WVG, Timothy Akanpaabade said the FMNR project, which started in 2009, has secured 750 acres of protected lands and increased trees population on farmlands by 1,500 acres in the Talensi district.He admonished other districts to adopt the FMNR initiative which involves organized regrowth and management of trees and shrubs from felled tree stumps.

Mr. Akanpaabade called on traditional leaders and the Talensi district assembly to enforce all environmental by-laws to save the environment from degradation.He also appealed for the connection of the Kanabisi and Sheage shea butter processing centers to the national grid to commence operations.

Mr. Roland Bunch spoke on behalf of Tony Rinaudo, who introduced the FMNR project and commended WVG and the beneficiary communities for their hard work to make the project a success.

He urged the country to adopt the project as a sustainable approach to combating the negative impact of climate change.

For his part, chief of Tongo-Beo, Naabia Anaba underscore the benefits of the project to his traditional area saying “the project has led to high crop yield, provide pasture for our animals and bush burning has become a thing of the past”.

By: Frederick Awuni/

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