The Deputy spokesperson of the Ministry of Education, Mr. Opoku Mensah Yaw has disclose that 2018 batch of College of Education students will be recruited. His comment follows rumors making round on social media about the non-recruitment of this particular batch. On his Facebook time-line, he wrote the following:
Disregard news item making rounds about the non recruitment of 2018 Colleges of Education students into the mainstream teaching field after their mandatory national service and passing of their Licensure examination.
Chronology of events
Public notification for the said year groups recruitment was given on the 20th October, 2019 and eligible candidates shortlisted for posting in November, 2019.
Ghana Education Service again notified candidates of the Colleges of Education who completed in both 2017 and 2018, who were not qualified for recruitment at the time of the exercise but have since qualified subsequently were offered the opportunity for recruitment as announced in July 2020, were offered the opportunity to join the profession by applying through the normal GES portal of recruitment after satisfying the requirements needed as announced by GES.
The Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service seek to fill every classroom with a teacher and is determined to do so as the Ministry leads the transformational agenda of government.
The document below was added to his post.