The Deputy Minister of Education in charge of Pre-tertiary Education , Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum, has stated categorically that as part of governments reforms in the education sector, there will be an introduction of professional leadership courses for teachers aspiring to be headteachers.
He disclosed this when he addressed journalists at a 2 day workshop organized by the Education Ministry in partnership with the Ghana Education Service in Accra .
The minister said any teacher who aspires to becoming a headteacher would have to undergo a professional course with the needed skills to manage a school.
“Productivity and Performance are key considerations in promoting good results and not just the number of years in the teaching service,” he said.
Dr. Adutwum also said headteachers will be reassigned if there is no improvement in terms of performance of results . The Deputy Minister also added that the government will soon introduce a system to rank senior high schools in the country. This, he believes, will engender healthy competition among the various schools .
He explained that Grade ‘A’ schools will be ranked in the same category while Grade ‘B’ schools will also be ranked together . These reforms, he believes, will bring improvement in Ghana’s education sector .
Source: Globalfmonline.com/105.1/ Edudzi Randy Ahadzi