The first batch of teacher-trainees enrolled into a four-year Bachelor of Education degree in all public Colleges of Education for the 2018/2019 academic year in September 2018 will today, Monday, April 1, 2019, go the examination hall to write their first end-of semester exams.

Thousands of teacher-trainee students are expected to sit for this exams countrywide.

A statement signed and issued in Accra by the Communications Director, Ministry of Education, Ekow Vincent Assafuah, wishing the students the very best of luck in the exams said “The Ministry is confident that they would come out of their training with the necessary and relevant skills as a 21st Century teacher and inspire students to become skilled, creative, confident and competitive to drive this country’s developmental agenda”.

On Saturday, June 16, 2018, the President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, announced the introduction of a four-year Bachelor of Education degree in all public Colleges of Education.

According to the President “a first degree will become the minimum requirement for teaching at any level of our education system” and that through an affiliation with University of Cape Coast (UCC), new entrants will pursue a 4-year Bachelor of Education (B.Ed) degree program.