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close this bookGhana: A Baseline Study of the Teacher Education System (CIE, 2000, 67 p.)
close this folderChapter 2: Teacher Education in Ghana
View the document2.1 Introduction
View the document2.2 Historical Overview of the Development of Teacher Education
View the document2.3 Teacher Training College Curriculum
View the document2.4 Assessment Procedures
View the document2.5 Instructional Practices in the Teacher Training Colleges
View the document2.6 Conclusion

2.1 Introduction

This chapter examines the development of teacher education in Ghana. It describes the range of teacher education programmes and qualifications, focusing on the three-year post-secondary course run by Ghana’s 38 teacher training colleges (TTCs). The course is outlined in terms of curriculum, assessment procedures, and instructional practices.