30.2 C
Sunday, December 3, 2023

NTC Sets GTLE Pass Mark at 50 Percent Amid Social Media Rumors


Related stories

Appealing BECE Results: WAEC Offers Students a Chance for Review

Appealing BECE Results: WAEC Offers Students a Chance for...

How to Buy UG Application Voucher via USSD: A Simple Guide

How to Buy UG Application Voucher via USSD: A...

Franklin Osei-Wusu Announces Candidacy for Vice President at NAHSAG

  Franklin Osei-Wusu Announces Candidacy for Vice President at NAHSAG...

Empowering Communities: Visionary Norman Foundation’s Dynamic Health Campaign in Ayawaso East

Empowering Communities: Visionary Norman Foundation's Dynamic Health Campaign in...

How to Buy Forms Online for Ghana Universities.

How to Buys Form Online for Ghana Universities. How to...

NTC Sets GTLE Pass Mark at 50 Percent Amid Social Media Rumors

NTC Sets GTLE Pass Mark: In response to widespread rumors on social media, the National Teaching Council (NTC) management has officially confirmed that the pass mark for the maiden Ghana teacher licensure examination (GTLE) is firmly set at 50%.

NTC Sets GTLE Pass Mark

This clarification comes as a spokesperson for the Ghana Teaching Council, Denis Osei-Owusu, addresses the misinformation that had previously suggested a 70% pass rate.

Management Clarifies Misinformation

Denis Osei-Owusu, representing the Ghana Teaching Council, emphasized that the proposed 70% pass rate, which had been attributed to a member of a Council committee, is still pending approval by the NTC management.

This official statement aims to provide clarity for the 20,181 candidates gearing up for the maiden subject-based teacher licensure examination, which will be conducted across 52 examination centers.

Insight into Candidate Demographics

Osei-Owusu also shed light on the composition of the candidates, revealing that 14,438 of them are trainees from the 46 public Colleges of Education, while the remaining 9,448 candidates hail from various universities.

Notably, some examination centers boast higher candidate numbers than others, with the Akenten Appiah-Menka University of Skills Training and Entrepreneurial Development (AAMUSTED) hosting the most candidates at 1,501, while the Tumu College of Education center has the fewest, with just 58 candidates.

Assurance of Specialized Assessment

The Head of Public Relations of the NTC, Dennis Osei-Owusu, provided assurance that the Ghana teacher licensure examination would evaluate candidates based on their areas of specialization.

This commitment seeks to alleviate any concerns about the examination process.

Evolution of GTLE

The subject-based GTLE, introduced in September 2018, represents a significant shift from the previous generalized examination format.

It marks the 11th edition of the national examination, offering professional teaching licenses to education graduates based on their specific fields of expertise.

Potential Pass Mark Adjustment Under Review

The possibility of increasing the pass mark from 50% to 70% is currently under review. Dr. David Prah, the Deputy Director for TVET Service, raised concerns about the existing 50% pass mark.

He argued that it leaves teachers with a significant 50% deficit upon entering the classroom, emphasizing the pressing need for NTC to reevaluate and potentially revise the licensure examination’s pass mark.

NTC Sets GTLE Pass Mark

In summary, the NTC management has officially confirmed the 50% pass mark for the subject-based Ghana teacher licensure examination, dispelling the previously circulating 70% figure on social media.

This announcement comes as candidates from various educational institutions prepare for this significant examination, marking a pivotal moment in their teaching careers.

Also read: National Teaching Council: NTC to issue License to Teachers excluded from GTLE


- Never miss a story with notifications

- Gain full access to our premium content

- Browse free from up to 5 devices at once

Latest stories



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here