The minister of tertiary education, Professor Kwesi Yankah, has announced that Ghanaian teachers would have to possess first degrees before they can work.
Per a Myjoyonline.com report, Prof Kwesi Yankah, announced that it is a measure by the government to implement strategic reforms in the teacher education space.
Prof Yankah said the upgrading of all colleges of education to universities affiliated to the five public universities was ongoing to ensure that teachers deliver quality learning outcomes in schools.
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This, the minister explained, was done in collaboration with the support of the United Kingdom’s Department for International Development through the Transformation Teacher Educational Learning programme.
Prof Yankah made the remarks at the inauguration of six governing councils of colleges of education in Accra to strengthen the educational institution in an efficient and effective manner.
The Colleges are Akatsi, Bagabaga, Fosu, Enchi, St. Francis and Our lady of Apostle Colleges of Education.
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