Important Notice to All College Fresh Students for 2023-2024

Colleges of Education Admission 2024 and Things To Know – FAQ

The 2024/2025 academic year admission process has seen the reintroduction of admission quota where colleges are given a specific/limited number of applicants to admit.

Admission numbers in the various colleges will see a massive drop as compared to the previous academic years. This has become necessary due to the inadequate facilities to accommodate the growing number of teacher trainees in the colleges of education.

Colleges of Education Admission 2024 and Things To Know – FAQ

Let’s break down the 2023/2024 admission and what to expect as successful applicants are preparing to start their studies at their various colleges. We at EDUSCHOLARZ.COM wish to good luck to all applicants.

Admission Lists for the 2024/2025 Academic Year

All colleges of education release their admission lists and send admission messages to all successful applicants who have met the requirements after the portal for application is closed.

All applicants are expected to anticipate for the admission lists to find their names for confirmation.

Admission Letters and Payment of Fees

Applicants who have been notified via SMS of their successful admissions are required to log in to admissionsghana.com to print the fee payment notice and proceed to the bank to make the payment.

Note that, payment details are displayed on the notice and admission/tuition fees is yearly base.

Applicants are required to send the official payment receipt from the bank to the college they are admitted to before being given access to print admission letters.

Other colleges will give the option to scan and upload the bank receipt and wait for official notice/approval from the college through SMS to print the letter.

Will there be a Change of Programme After Payment of Fees?

It is highly impossible to change your programme of study at the college of education. In previous academic years, some colleges gave the opportunity to trainees to change their programmes before Level 200.

It is sometimes written on the admission letter that, “there won’t be change of programme”.

At our end here, we say that there won’t be a change of programme.

How Many Courses Will Level 100 Students Offer in a Semester of the 2023/2024 Academic Year?

Each semester of Level 100, teacher trainees will offer at least six (6) courses and the maximum will be eight (8) depending on the affiliated university.

At level 100, teacher trainees will be in groups and study general courses regardless of the programme you are to offer. But other colleges from level 100, would sort students according to their programmes to study general courses.

When Will Teacher Trainees Offer Programme-Related Courses?

After successfully completing all level 100 courses, all teacher trainees will be regrouped according to programmes of study. But if in Level 100 they are sorted according to their programmes, there is no need for regrouping.

Thus, programme-related courses will commence in the first semester of level 200.

The Number of Courses to Offer in a Semester

Starting from the first semester of level 200, teacher trainees will offer a minimum of six (6) courses and a maximum courses of eight (8) for JHS programmes.

But in the case of PRIMARY and EARLY GRADE Programmes, it may be more than that depending on the affiliated university.

Core and Elective Courses in Colleges of Education

Depending on the affiliated university, there would be a minimum of two (2) and a maximum of four (4) core courses for teacher trainees each semester. Some colleges will offer two (2) while others will offer (4).

There would be four (4) elective courses to study each semester for the JHS programme as this may vary for other programmes.

For example, if you are to offer Mathematics and ICT as a programme, there would be two courses from both Mathematics and ICT. Likewise Mathematics and Science, History and Social Studies, Engish and RME etc whatever combination you have.

What is Course Credit Hour in Colleges of Education?

Credit hours in the college of education simply means the duration/time assigned to a particular course to last once its session starts. Let’s say a period. The maximum credit hour of a course last 2 hours and the minimum is one hour.

Each course has three (3) credit hours in a week. Thus, two (2) and one (1) credit hours separately.

Supported Teaching in School (STS)

This is a programme part of the 4-year B.Ed Programme that is observed at least six (6) times every semester. Teacher trainees will be assigned to nearby schools according to their programmes of study.

They would be required to observe how the teaching profession is thereby taking notes on classroom management, inclusion, lesson presentations, teachers’ professional traits and many more.

Students will record their observations or findings in Student Reflective Journals (SRJ) and at the end of the course, they will write a report.

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