The Pro. Vice Chancellor of the University of Cape Coast College Of Distance Education (UCC-CoDE)Prof. Isaac K. A. Galyuonhas indicated that the Authorities of the University are looking forward to meeting with the Director General of the Ghana Education Service to discuss ways by which their Education Graduates can get easy access to teaching in the Public Schools after their Courses in Education.
The Provost made this revelation in an interview with JournalistNana Aba Jackson when he was been questioned about the fate of Students who graduated from the University via Distance Education and find it difficult getting jobs with the Ghana Education Service.
The Provost also indicated that it was very unfortunate that some District Directors of Education, during the 2017 Recruitment Advertisement, discriminated against Graduates who had their Certificates via Distance Education.
He was however hopeful, that the introduction of Licence for Teachers will help curb the difficulties pertained to getting jobs with the Ghana Education Service.
He added, that when the License is being introduced, all Graduates will be allowed to take part in the Examination, of which the best will justify their means of getting employed into the Public Schools in the Country.
The Professor also indicated, that Currently, Graduates from the Universities did not qualify for Postings by the Ghana Education Service. This he explains that Graduates from the Colleges of Education signed bond with the Ghana Education Service to work with its outfit after Graduation, hence Government’s decision to support them in their Education.