The National Teaching Council has issued a disclaimer dated 6th August 2019 indicating that, the general public should disregard news making waves on social media regarding teacher licensure examination. The said fake information has been trending on all social media platforms including whats-app platforms causing unnecessary confusion. Many would-be-candidates of the examination have tried to substantiate the authenticity of the message without any success.
In the caution and disclaimer release, it stated that:
The attention of the National Teaching Council (NTC) has been drawn to a social media publication giving guidelines to prospective Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) candidates to go online to register for the September 2019 examination.
The general public is informed that the information is false and must be ignored.
The NTC will publish in the dailies, the announcement for the registration for the September 2019 GTLE.
Prospective candidates are also advised to visit www.ntc.gov.gh for constant updates on GLTE.
NTC further admonishes candidates to be cautious of fraudsters who ask them to pay money under the pretence of assisting them pass the GTLE. Passing GTLE is strictly meritorious and has no room for success through the back door.
For further enquiries, candidates can also visit the National Teaching Council Facebook page, and on twitter via @ntc_gh or call 0242525835.
The disclaimer was signed by Dannis Osei-Owusu, the Public Relations Officer of NTC
The NTC with this release has helped settle the dust and stress the fake news brought to teachers and the general public who took so much interest in the news.
Some teachers have however not spared the NTC as they vent their frustration on the institution on social media for failing to use the social media properly to keep in touch with teachers who are key stakeholders.
They called on the NTC to up its efforts and ensure the information channel is devoid of gaps that allow such fake messages to negatively impact candidates