2020 – 2021 NATIONAL TEACHING COUNCIL (NTC) Licensure Examination

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2020 – 2021 NATIONAL TEACHING COUNCIL (NTC) Licensure Examination

ABOUT NTC

The National Teaching Council seeks to recruit Regional and District-level Teacher Portfolio Assessors

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Regional Assessors

Regional Assessors visit Districts to carry out the quality verification of Newly Qualified Teachers’ (NQTs) portfolios which are initially assessed/evaluated by the mentors/lead mentors at the schools and moderated by the District-level Assessors.

The Regional Assessor will verify the District Assessors’ evaluations of NQTs’ portfolios in line with the agreed evaluation criteria and National Teaching Councils’ Teachers’ Standards. Each Regional Assessor will verify an assigned number of District samples.

QUALIFICATIONS

Prospective applicants must:

● Possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in Education or equivalent from a recognised institution

● Be a qualified teacher

● Have a minimum of 10 years Senior Tutor experience from College of Education or a minimum of 6 years as Senior Lecturer experience in education related courses from the University or

● demonstrate at least 3 years of GES Deputy Director role experience

● demonstrate a minimum of 10 years of mentorship role experience i.e. career mentorship/coaching

● have assessment experience (at least WAEC Team Leader/examiner with 5 years’ experience or 10 years of Team Leader for teacher education qualification examinations e.g. Post Sec Cert., Diploma in Basic Education, B.Ed. Primary Education)

● possess relevant skill-set to train others with a minimum of 15 years in-service training for teachers or leading/facilitating training in similar capacity

● demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in the National Teachers’ Standards and Pre-Tertiary Education Curriculum and Curriculum Framework.

● Have a minimum of 5 years of experience in delivering and assessing vocational qualifications such as City and Guilds, NVTI Qualifications and COTVET Qualifications.

DISTRICT LEVEL ASSESSORS

District Level Assessors visit schools to carry out the moderation of Newly Qualified Teachers’ (NQTs) portfolio which is initially assessed/evaluated by the mentor/lead mentor at the center/schools.

The District Level Assessor will moderate the school/Centre’s evaluation of NQTs’ portfolio in line with the agreed evaluation criteria and National Teaching Councils’ Teachers’ Standards. Each District Level Assessor will moderate an assigned number of Portfolios from schools in the District.

Qualification

Prospective applicants must:

● Possess a minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Education or equivalent from a recognised institution. A master’s degree is an added advantage

● Be a qualified teacher

● Have a minimum of 5 years Senior Tutor experience from College of Education or a minimum of 4 years as Senior Lecturer experience in education related courses from the University or

● demonstrate at least 3 years of GES Deputy Director role experience

● demonstrate a minimum of 10 years of mentorship role experience i.e. career mentorship/coaching

● have assessment experience (at least WAEC Team Leader/examiner with 5 years’ experience or 10 years of Team Leader for teacher education qualification examinations e.g. Post Sec Cert., Diploma in Basic Education, B.Ed. Primary Education)

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● possess relevant skill-set to train others with a minimum of 10 years in-service training for teachers or leading/facilitating training in similar capacity

● demonstrate knowledge of, and experience in the National Teachers’ Standards and Pre-Tertiary Education Curriculum and Curriculum Framework.

● have a minimum of 5 years of experience in delivering and assessing vocational qualifications such as City and Guilds, NVTI Qualifications and COTVET Qualifications.

Please Note : this is not a full time role.

Interested applicants should visit https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScsjfOAdeaN1FNr7I2XMyhqis-klfo8la6wVigO8Dx2C6ATMg/viewform to complete and submit expression of interest form by midnight, Friday 29th November, 2019.

Further information is available at ntc.gov.gh

Sample Exams Questions

NATIONAL TEACHING COUNCIL

GHANA TEACHER LICENSURE EXAMINATION (GTLE)

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PAPER – SAMPLE QUESTIONS

This paper consists of 30 multiple-choice questions with four options lettered A to D. Read and evaluate all four options and circle the letter of the correct or best answer.

A)ESSENTIAL SKILLS (TEACHER STANDARDS)

1.In a basic school, suspensions due to fights among students have increased in recent years. Research suggests that school staff can best reduce this type of behaviour by emphasising which of the following approaches?

A.Helping students learn to identify and avoid negative situations that appear likely to escalate in intensity

B.Implementing units at each grade level to teach students the elements and applications of moral reasoning

C.Increasing the severity of consequences for students who exhibit violent behaviour on school grounds

D.Providing students with explicit training and practice in the use of conflict resolution skills

2.Mr Fiifi wants to use alternative methods of assessment. Which of the following will he not likely use?

A.Multiple Choice Test

B.Reflective Journal Writing

C.Oral Presentation

D.Developing Portfolios

3.Which theory operates on the “stimulus-response principle”, which means all behaviours are caused by external stimuli?

A.Contextual theory

B.Behaviourist theory

C.Cognitive theory

D.Constructivist theory

4.A junior high school teacher decides to have students engage in a series of debates on several school-related topics, such as the school dress code and extending the

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school day. This type of activity is particularly appropriate for JHS students primarily because students at this age have typically developed the ability to

A.Consider the implications of complex moral decisions

B.Distinguish between arguments and discussions

C.Engage in formal operational thinking

D.Recognise multiple perspectives on an issue

5.When teaching students new concepts, a teacher makes a point of following direct instruction with guided and independent practice activities. Though students seem to have a good grasp of new concepts at a time, the teacher discovers that they are often unable to remember what they have learned. Which of the following strategies is likely to be most effective in enhancing students’ ability to internalize newly learned concepts?

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A.Having students use a section of their binders to maintain an ongoing list of newly learned concepts

B.Identifying a variety of authentic contexts in which students can apply newly learned concepts

C.Stating for students the targeted concept at the beginning and end of each lesson

D.Using various incentive systems to reward students for mastering new concepts

6.An upper primary school teacher frequently assigns students projects. First the teacher discusses the objectives for the project with the students. Next the students develop a project plan, outlining the activities they will perform and products they will develop to achieve the targeted objectives, and then they review their plan with the teacher. This approach is likely to be most effective in achieving which of the following goals?

A.Supporting students in assuming responsibility for their own learning

B.Communicating to students high expectations for their performances and learning

C.Increasing the relevance of academic content to students’ lives and experiences

D.Ensuring that instruction is responsive to students’ individual needs and interests

B)LITERACY

Read the passage below, and answer question 7

Electronic texts such as web pages provide detailed, specific information on a wide variety of topics. Web pages may offer objective information, or they may present a person’s opinion about a topic. Because web pages come from such a wide range of sources, it is vital that you evaluate the authority and the background of the source before using or accepting any of the information presented. Some electronic texts are provided by retailers – companies that want to sell you something – and should be viewed as advertisements rather than as information text.

7.The author’s main purpose in the passage is to

A.Caution on the use of electronic text

B.Present sources of information

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C.Condemn the web information

D.Commend electronic texts

8.Which of the following sentences has the correct noun, pronoun and verb combination?

A.That hat is her’s but she has allowed the friend to take it

B.That hat is hers’ but she have allowed the friend to take it

C.That hat is hers but she have allowed the friend to take it

D.That hat is hers but she has allowed the friend to take it

9.Which one of the following sentences uses the correct order of adjectives?

A.I bought a pair of new, nice red rain boots

B.I bought a pair of nice, new red rain boots

C.I bought a pair of red, nice new rain boots

D.I bought a pair of new, red nice rain boots

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C)NUMERACY

10.If 25 students at a secondary school arrive in school 5 minutes late on the average of each day, how many hours and minutes are lost by the group each day?

A.20hrs 5min

B.12hrs 5min

C.2hrs 25min

D.2hrs 5min

11.Which of these factors are likely to account for Ghanaian students’ poor performance in mathematics in the Basic Education Certificate Examination?

I.Students inability to read and comprehend the texts in the questions

II.Strict invigilation in the examination hall

III.Many mathematics teachers forcing to teach all topics in the syllabus to all students without regard to their abilities

A.I & II

B.II & III

C.I & III

D.I, II & III

12.Which of the following is not very necessary in planning your JHS mathematics scheme of work at the beginning of the school term?

A.BECE mathematics past questions

B.JHS mathematics syllabus

C.JHS mathematics textbook

D.Teacher’s handbook to the JHS mathematics textbook

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