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The Need To Post University Teacher Trainees To The Classroom , The Government Must Hear This

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Policies comes with projections and in this same direction , comes the success of such policies .

Ghana is bent on alleviating poverty through introduction of social intervention policies and such example of a policy is the free Education policy , which offers most parents , the opportunity to educate their wards to even as far as the second cycle level , and most children , the opportunity to enjoy second cycle education for free .

To support this policy requires structures , both the human and structural resources .

But it appears the issues of teacher deficit is still on the rise and it is indeed not the best for a country like Ghana .

Educational courses in the the Universities are of a great impact on the policy since it is this very level at which we can even and also be more efficient .

Teaching is a gift as many believe . And this justifies the reason why many people could think of no other profession than teaching , in which they find joy , devoid of the compensation conditionalities .

One may wonder how it feels to be in the University , in anticipation of impacting knowledge into society , only to complete and realise the fact that , there are no ready jobs for such people .

One could even wonder what one goes through in the University just in a bid to acquire a first degree in Education in an anticipation to impact knowledge into society just for the sake of social and economic development .

In the recent budget read before parliament by the honourable minister for finance , Ghana as it stands have a teacher deficit of seventy thousand ( 70, 000 ) . At this time and period of the free education policy , we should have even had a lower teacher deficit if only we want the resources positioned .

Our only question is , are the University teacher trainees not qualified to fill such positions of teacher deficit ….????

The government must employ teacher trainees if only they are committed to the Free Education Policy and bent on reducing graduate unemployment because we , the University teacher trainees believe that employment of this very category of unemployed graduates in question is also a step geared towards reducing and curbing graduates unemployment .

We , the students of the University of Education Winneba and its affiliated campuses , the University for Development Studies also with its sister campuses , the University of Cape Coast and other Universities with educational specialisation(s) , hereby present our justifications before the Government .We also call on other schools to join and support our coalition . It is our hope that government takes a critical look at this development and we will by this make moves to further remind the government of our plights if we did not see any change in our favour .


Ebenezer Fokuo Mensah

University of Education , Winneba ( Alumni )
0248544064 .

Enoch Ansah P1

University of Education , Winneba

Joseph Arthur

University of Education Winneba

Bedzra Oscar
University of Education Winneba

About Efo Korsi Senyo

Efo Korsi Senyo has over 4 years experience working as investigative journalist with Awake Africa. He is the Head of Awake Investigates. Connect with him via senyo@awakeafrica.com or WhatsApp: +233249155003

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