Over the years in Ghana, government upon government have treated University graduates with certificates in Education like an outcast, the discrimination between graduates who passed through colleges of Education and graduates who passed through Universities are like the war between Iran and Iraq.
But because of the inhumane discrimination, University graduates in the education Universities across the country had over the years register dissatisfaction over the gross neglect by government and leadership.
According to the University graduates, teachers across the 46 colleges of education are given more attention yearly even after been catered for by the government by way of receiving an allowance and other incentives.
Speaking in an interview, Ghana Minister of Education Dr. Matthew Opoku Prempeh said the recruit of teachers will consist of teacher trainees who have completed their one-year national service and have also passed the license examinations.
He further stated that the Ministry has received some financial clearance for the posting of University graduates who specialized in educational courses.
However, the Education Minister revealed that University graduates will be posted to various senior high schools to teach their various subjects,
while those with university Basic Education, early childhood, and all basic course certificates will be posted among the teacher trainees to teach in the basic and post Basic school starting from the kindergarten, Primary, and Junior High School.
This development came as a result of the serious needs of teachers in the education sector.
He said the Ministry opened a portal for the 2018/ 2019 graduates from the teacher training to apply for the recruitment.
However, stressed that in the course of recruitment, the ministry will be considering the University Education graduates since there are more vacancies in the Education sector.
He said measures had been put in place to post 16000 teacher trainees and 6500 university graduates to fill the vacant position in the various sectors. he gave us some measures that will be taken place to post all University graduates.
He indicated that if you haven’t completed your one-year mandatory service and the license exams you can’t be posted and so applicants must take note.