The management of the National Teaching Council (NTC) is set to broadcast a documentary on the winners of the 2022 Ghana Teacher Prize (GTP) on three television stations including GTV, the national public broadcaster of Ghana.
In a social media post sighted by AcademicWeek, the Teaching Council said awardees of the Ghana Teacher Prize from October 1, this academic year will share their story on the journey to becoming Ghana’s outstanding teachers.
The documentary will be aired on Tuesdays and Fridays on Joy News at 6:30 PM, Saturday at 12:30 PM, Tuesday at 11:00 AM and Sunday at 8:30 AM on Adom TV and on GTV on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 9:00 PM.
34-year-old Madam Stella Gyimah Larbi of Adenta Community School in Adenta Municipality of the Greater Accra Region on Wednesday, October 5, 2022, was adjudged the 2022 National Best Teacher at an award ceremony.
She was awarded a three-bedroom house worth GHC300,000 for being the most outstanding teacher for 2022. Madam Stella received the award at the Ghana Teacher Prize ceremony at the University of Development Studies, Tamale.
Ms. Fati Issifu, an English teacher at Buipe Girls Model School, was named the first runner-up, and David Harrison Mensah, a Basic Design and Technology teacher at Sefwi Bekwai SDA JHS, was adjudged the second runner-up.
The 2022 edition of the Ghana Teacher Prize (GTP) is the 27th, since its establishment in 1995 and the 5th, since the rebrand from the Best Teacher Award to the Ghana Teacher Prize in 2018 to conform to global standards.
The government-sponsored award scheme according to Minister for Education, Dr Adutwum aims to motivate teachers to give their best as teachers and acknowledge their enormous contribution to the country’s education sector.
The management of the National Teaching Council (NTC) in 2022 included a new award category dubbed the ‘Teacher in Leadership’ was included in the 2022 edition of the Ghana Teacher Prize (GTP). to award more teachers.