The Teacher Unions in a meeting with the Ministry of Education, the Ghana Education Service, and the National Teaching Council have agreed for teachers at the Pre-Tertiary Education level to pay an amount of GHC100 to get their licenses.
The Union in a statement issued on June 7, and obtained by Georgeweb.org stated that the GHC100 was agreed on at stakeholders meeting with the above-mentioned partners.
The statement further indicated that the Ministry of Finance, Education, and the Fair Wages and Salaries Commission as well as the Pre-Tertiary Education Teacher Unions held an earlier meeting to agree on a Professional Development Allowance for Teachers.
According to the Union, the stakeholders concluded on GHC1200 Professional Development Allowance for Professional Teachers and GHC600 for Non-Professional Teachers respectively.
An amount of GHC100 a license fee for teachers was agreed on at a subsequent meeting with the National Teaching Council (NTC).
The newly agreed fee is to be deducted at source from the annual Professional Development Allowances while the license is expected to be renewed after every three years.