Graduate teacher recruitment starts Today – Opoku Prempeh

As announced earlier,the online portals for the recruitment of 6,500 university graduate teachers and non-teaching staff will go live today Monday, November 2, 2020,

This is according to the Minister of Education, Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh.

He explained that financial clearance had been granted by the Ministry of Finance for the recruitment exercise.

Interested applicants are to access the Ghana Education Service (GES) official website:, to complete online application forms.

To qualify for consideration, the interested applicant must have completed the Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) and the mandatory national service.

The minister for Education announced this when he took his turn last Thursday to make a presentation in the on-going Nation Building Updates series being organised by the Ministry of Information at the Academy of Arts and Sciences in Accra.

Speaking on the topic “Teachers at the centre of quality education,” he set out the government’s achievements in respect of teacher reforms since 2017 under President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

Dr Prempeh said there had been increased enrollment numbers in the colleges of education from 44,813 in 2016/17 to 48,085 in 2018/19 in spite of the entry requirements being at par with traditional universities, saying that it was “a good time to be teacher.”

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