Over 8,000 teachers fail licensure exams in Ghana
Out of the 27,455 candidates who sat for the 2020 teacher licensure examination, 8,442 failed to meet the pass mark.
The number represents 30.7% of the total candidates who sat for the exams in October 2020.
A statement from the National Teaching Council (NTC) said 19,013 teachers, representing 69.3% passed the exams.
The Council said the results will be released on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, excluding those of some candidates which have been withheld pending investigations.
“The National Teaching Council (NTC) is set to release the results of October 2020 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) on Tuesday, January 5, 2021,” the statement said.
Total number of candidates: 27,455
Total pass: 19,013 (69.3%)
Total fail: 8,442 (30.7%)
On the processes for candidates checking their results, the Council said, the results will be published on its website and candidates can access them via their unique examination pins.
“All candidates can check their results from the NTC online portal at exam.nte.gov.gh by using either their pins given during registration or their examination index numbers using their phone numbers. Candidates are advised to print their provisional certificates after checking results.”