Public Colleges of Education in the Country are allowed to admit applicants who had aggregate A1 to C6 or A to D in their WASSCE and SSCE respectively.
The National Council for Tertiary Education (NTCE) made this revelation during the 2017/2018 Academic Year admission process.
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The NCTE indicated that it was a requirement to be met by all Diploma Awarding Institutions under its jurisdiction in order to study any Diploma Courses in any Accredited Tertiary Institutions, of which the Colleges of Education were no option.
In affirmation to the NTCE’s claim,the Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Pre-Tertiary Education, Dr Yaw Adutwum, has disclosed that, colleges of education across the country will no more accept grade D7 as a cut-off point to admit students in the 2019/2020 academic year.
The Minister made this known when he was speaking on secondary education reforms, Free Senior High School Programme (FSHSP) and School Ranking System at a workshop on secondary education improvement project orientation organised for journalists by the Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service.
The Minister said, as part of the current educational reforms, the cut-off point for colleges of educations will be grade C6 and not grade D7.