Are you a teacher in Ghana looking to build your NTC CPD points and stay updated on the latest training and development opportunities? The Teachers Portal Ghana is here to help.
In this article, we’ll walk you through the steps of building and checking your NTC CPD points on the Teachers Portal Ghana.
Registering on Teachers Portal Ghana
The first step to building your NTC CPD points on the Teachers Portal Ghana is to register. If you’re not already registered, head to the Teachers Portal Ghana website and click on the “Register” button.
You’ll be prompted to enter your personal information, including your name, email address, and professional qualifications.
Once you’ve completed the registration process, you’ll receive a confirmation email with instructions on how to log in to the Teachers Portal Ghana.
How to Build NTC CPD Points in Ghana
Here’s a guide to help you build your CPD points efficiently:
Step 1: Assess Your Current Points
The first step to building your CPD points is to determine how many points you already have. You can usually find this information on your professional licensing board’s website or by contacting them directly.
Understanding your starting point will give you a clearer picture of how many points you need to earn and the types of activities that will help you reach your goal.
Step 2: Create a Plan
Once you know where you stand, it’s time to create a plan. Start by setting a realistic timeline for when you want to renew your license, then work backward to determine the number of points you’ll need to earn each month.
Consider which activities will be the most convenient and efficient for you, taking into account your schedule, interests, and budget.
Step 3: Attend Professional Development Workshops
Attending professional development workshops is an excellent way to earn CPD points. Look for workshops that align with your interests and teaching goals.
For example, if you’re interested in incorporating technology into your lessons, seek out workshops that focus on that topic.
Make sure the workshop is approved by your professional licensing board and keep all certificates or documentation of your participation.
Step 4: Participate in Online Learning
Online learning is another great way to build your CPD points. From webinars to online courses, there are plenty of options available.
Look for online learning opportunities that align with your interests and teaching goals.
As with workshops, make sure the online learning is approved by your professional licensing board and keep all certificates or documentation of your participation.
Step 5: Join Professional Organizations
Joining professional organizations can also help you build your CPD points. Many organizations offer workshops, conferences, and other professional development opportunities.
Additionally, some organizations offer membership points for attending meetings, participating in committees, and presenting at conferences.
Step 6: Volunteer
Volunteering is another excellent way to build your CPD points. For example, you can volunteer to lead a workshop or present at a conference.
Not only will you earn CPD points, but you’ll also have the opportunity to network with other professionals and build your reputation in your field.
Step 7: Write or Present
Writing or presenting about your teaching experiences or research can also help you build your CPD points.
For example, you can write an article for a professional journal or present at a conference. Not only will you earn CPD points, but you’ll also have the opportunity to share your knowledge and experiences with others.
Step 8: Keep Detailed Records
Finally, make sure to keep detailed records of all your professional development activities. Keep all certificates, documentation, and receipts, and regularly update your professional licensing board.
This will ensure that you get credit for all your hard work and can easily demonstrate your CPD points when it’s time to renew your license.
How to Check NTC CPD Points in Ghana
To upload your NTC CPD certificate, follow these steps:
- Log in to your NTC CPD online account
- Click on the “Upload Certificate” tab
- Select the relevant certificate from your computer and click “Upload”
- Your certificate will be reviewed by the NTC and added to your CPD points if it meets the requirements
Other NTC CPD Requirements
In addition to completing the required number of CPD points, professionals in the teaching field must also complete the following requirements:
- Renew your Professional Identification Card (PIC) every three years
- Attend NTC-accredited training programs
- Submit an annual report of your CPD activities
Frequently Asked Questions on How to Build and Check NTC CPD Points on Teachers Portal Ghana
How many CPD points do I need to renew my teaching license?
Contact your professional licensing board for more information.
How often do I need to renew my teaching license?
Some states require renewal every year, while others require it every two to five years. Check with your professional licensing board for more information.
Can I earn CPD points through online learning?
Can volunteering help me build my CPD points?
Can writing or presenting about my teaching experiences help me build my CPD points?
For example, writing an article for a professional journal or presenting at a conference can earn you points and provide valuable opportunities to share your knowledge and experiences.