Details Into The 2023 September Teacher Licensure Examinations.
New Teachers who will be recruited into the teacher next year have sat for their Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination. They ended the examination on the 15th of September 2023. Some questions were being raised on social media about how the September 2023 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination has been.
We looked at some of those questions about the number of questions and the duration of each paper as well as the number of centers across the country. We have dived into the matter to answer all those questions to the best of how people will understand.
As previously stated, the 2023 Ghana Teacher Licensure Examination (GTLE) commenced on the 13th Of September (Wednesday) and ended on the 15th of September (Friday). The examinations were centered on only three (3) main courses or subjects namely General Professional Knowledge, Pedagogy, and Field of Specialization (Subject Area).
The first paper, scheduled on 13th September 2023 was made up of three main areas Essential Skills, Numeracy, and Numeracy. It consists of three main 90 objectives and one Essay.
Here is the total breakdown for the paper. The aspect which has to do with Essential skills consists of 40 objectives (multiple choice). Numeracy (Maths) also had 30 multiple-choice objective test items, and finally, Literacy (English) had 20 multiple-choice objective test items. The General Professional Knowledge Paper was climaxed with and Essay which carries only 10 marks. In all, there are 90 multiple-choice objective test items plus an Essay. Candidates used 2 hours and 25 minutes for the Paper.
Pedagogy was written on the 14th of September 2023. The paper contains 100 multiple-choice objective test items. Candidates used only two (2) hours for the Pedagogy paper. It was written from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
The final paper has a different duration because it was centered on one’s field of specialization. The English Language Students had 100 sets of Multiple-Choice objective test items plus comprehension.
The Mathematics students for the Junior High School Level answered only sixty (60) multiple-choice objective test items. Candidates used 1 hour and 15 minutes for the Mathematics paper.