The Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service have received financial Clearance from the Ministry of Finance to recruit about 9000 teachers to help implement the Double Track SHS Policy of the government.
This was contained in a revelation made by the Deputy Minister of Education in Charge of General Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum on GH ONE tv’s Midday News, Wednesday afternoon.
Speaking on the recruitment of teachers for the Double-Track Senior High School System,the deputy Minister said that the Ministry received the Financial Clearance on Tuesday, August 7,2018 to allow the Ghana Education Service to recruit 9000 teachers.
Though the GES is yet to issue a statement regarding it’s specific source of recruitment, the Public Relations officer of the Ministry of Education, Vincent Assifuah earlier indicated, that the main source of recruitment shall be from the pool of applicants from the Nation Builders Corps (NaBCO) .The PRO also indicated that the Ministry will consider applicants with Education Background.
Some 43,000 graduates applied for the “Educate Ghana” model of the Nation Builders Corps, of which some of the applicants are believed to be graduates from the Universities with Education Background.