Ghana Teacher Prize Award Winners Selection Criteria
The services offered by the National Teaching Council of Ghana (NTC) include:
- licensing and registering teachers,
- regulating the teaching profession in the country,
- conducting licensure examination,
- promoting continuous professional development (CPD) of teachers,
- accrediting teacher education institutions and programmes and also
- organizing Ghana teacher prize.
Selection Criteria for Ghana Teacher Prize
Those who apply for the Ghana Teacher Prize will be judged using a stern set of criteria to identify those who have perform extraordinarily.
In addition, those who have also made an outstanding contribution to the profession in the following ways will be selected for the Ghana Teacher Price:
- Achieve demonstrable student learning outcomes in the classroom.
– through the improvement of student grades,
– student attendance/behavior,
– students becoming high achievers in further education or in the world of work,
– and enabling students to have as many options as possible to fulfil their potential.
2. Employ innovative and effective instructional practices that are replicable and scalable to influence the quality of education globally.
– through the innovative use of technology or non-typical instructional techniques that can be replicated in other classrooms within the same context.
3. Recognition of a teacher’s achievements in the classroom and beyond from pupils, colleagues, head-teachers or members of the wider community.
– through local/ national teaching awards,
– recognition in local/national press or academic publications,
– references or testimonials from high achieving students, peers, or principals; active senior level membership of an external organization or board that furthers an element of education.
4. Helping children become global citizens through providing them with a value-based education, which equips young people with life and work skills and prepares them for a world where they will encounter people from many different nationalities, cultures and religions.
Some examples may be arranging work placements or other introductions to the world of work; linking up with schools in other parts of the world; and promoting student exchange programmes.
5. Achievements in the community beyond the classroom that provide unique and distinguished models of excellence for the teaching profession and others.
– recognition through community awards, talks, seminars,
– membership of local organizations,
– written contributions in media, with a focus on bringing the community into your classroom to widen students’ experiences
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6. Encouraging teachers to stay in the profession and develop their skills as well as encouraging others to join the teaching profession.
– through teaching or mentoring teachers at your school or teacher training college,
– contributing to public debates on the teaching profession, whether through speaking engagements, writing articles, blogs, media participation, social media campaigns, events or conferences,
– or other examples of practice that have elevated the status of teaching in your country.
With this knowledge at the tip of your fingers above all, you can tailor your service in the teaching profession and give yourself a good chance of becoming a winner in the annual Ghana Teacher Prize event.
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