Teacher Professional Development

GHANA TEACHER PRIZE 2022 APPLICATION- ALL QUESTIONS ASKED

Some Teachers are afraid they might not get when they apply, put your fears away and apply. Are you also preparing to receive one in future, well here are the needed items to apply with.

The deadline has been extended to 16th May, 2022 to  allow more qualify Teachers to Apply.

APPLICATION FORM-TEACHING CATEGORY

Please fill out this form as honestly and accurately as possible. Applicants should hold full responsibilities for all the information filled out on application forms.

The name and photo associated with your Google account will be recorded when you upload files and submit this form. Your email is not part of your response.

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  • First Name *
  • Last Name *
  • Gender *
  • Male
  • Female
  • Date of Birth *
  • Please, enter your date of birth starting with the month, day and year
  • Email Address *
  • Enter your valid email address
  • Alternate Email Address
  • Please, provide an alternate email address if you have
  • Phone Number *
  • License Number *
  • CPD Points *
  • Social Media *
  • Enter details of your Social Media handles
  • District *
  • Region *
  • Name of School/Institution *
  • School/Institution Address *
  • Subject(s) Taught *
  • Level *
    KG
    Primary
    JHS
    SHS
    TVET
  • Age range of students *Your answer
  • Type of school *
    Public
    Private
  • List of schools you have taught with dates *
    Your answer
  • Your teaching qualifications *
  • Date you entered the teaching profession *
    Please, enter the date starting with the month, day and year
    Date
  • Your town/city *
  • Provide name of your cityYour answer
  • Your nationality *
  • Select your nationality
    Choose
  • Languages spoken *Your answer
  • Another way to contact you *Your answer
  • How did you find out about Ghana Teacher Prize / Non-Teaching Prize? *Your answer
  • Are you a member of a teacher union? *
    Yes
    No
  • If yes, which one? *
  • Teachers and Educational Workers’ Union (TEWU)
    National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT)
    Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT)
    Coalition of Concerned Teachers Ghana (CCT-GH)
    Other:
  • Do you fulfil the Ghana Teacher Prize eligibility criteria? *
    Yes
    No
    Please attach your CV *
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  • Can we send you SMS messages? *
    Yes
    No

APPLICATION QUESTIONS: (PLEASE PROVIDE AS MUCH EVIDENCE AS POSSIBLE IN YOUR RESPONSES)

This section requires applicants to provide the following;
1. Your Story (800 words)
2. Context and Challenges (300 words)
3. Classroom Achievements (300 words)
4. Innovation (300 words)
5. Recognition (of teaching achievement) (300 words)
6. Developing Global Citizens (300 words)
7. Community Impact (300 words)
8. Improving the teaching profession (300 words)
9. Your Teaching Approach (300 words)
10. Use of Funds (300 words)
YOUR STORY-800 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *

Please tell us why you deserve to win the Ghana Teacher Prize. Share your story about being a teacher, your background, why you choose to dedicate your career to teaching and why you believe you have made an outstanding contribution to the profession. Please include specific examples of the challenges you have faced, your innovation in the classroom, your classroom results, and your impact in the community. Finally, if you had to choose one achievement that you feel makes you worthy of winning Ghana Teacher Prize, what would it be?

CONTEXT AND CHALLENGES-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Please tell us about the context in which you teach and any particular challenges that your school or students face. For instance, the personal, health, learning, family, or social and environmental obstacles that your students have to overcome.
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CLASSROOM ACHIEVEMENT-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Please highlight some of the measurable outcomes that are the result of your teaching practices. (Give specific examples of how your teaching has produced excellent results in terms of student outcomes. This could be through examination or test results which illustrate student progress. It may be through improvement in inspection results/special recognition such as awards for your school, class or students. It may be the number of students who have gone to university/college and graduated, or improved student behaviour or attendance. Please include numbers/scores showing the impact you have had on individuals/groups of students).
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INNOVATION-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Tell us about any creative, unusual or otherwise extraordinary teaching practices you have introduced in your lessons that you believe has made a difference to your students’ education or even helped them overcome any particular challenges they may face. (For example, innovative instructional practices such as introducing technology into the classroom, redesigning how you teach the curriculum, working with other organisations, evidence on fostering wider softer skills and personal attributes in young people which support their development for the future labour force and society etc.)
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RECOGNITION OF YOUR TEACHING-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Please give specific examples of recognition for your work from pupils, colleagues, head-teachers or other members of the community. (This could be through local/national teaching awards; recognition in local/national press or academic publications; references or testimonials from high achieving students, peers, principals; active senior level membership of an external organisation or board that furthers an element of education).
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DEVELOPING GLOBAL CITIZENS-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Explain your approach to embedding global citizenship in your classroom and how you define the success of your work in this area. Please give specific examples about how you give young people a sense of responsibility that extends beyond their country’s borders as well as the life and work skills that will prepare them for a 21st century world where they will potentially live, work and socialise with people from many different nationalities, cultures and religions. (Examples could be through connecting with other classrooms around the world, field trips, making use of technology to reach out beyond your community and country, arranging work placements or other introductions to the world of work; and promoting student exchange programmes)
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“ABOVE AND BEYOND” – COMMUNITY IMPACT-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Please tell us about what you do “above and beyond” the requirements of your role to ensure your students get the education you feel they deserve. (For example: creating special programmes outside of school hours, providing special one-to-one tuition, reaching out to the family and community for their support, providing guidance in other aspects of your students’ lives to help them focus on their education.) In addition please tell us about work that you do in the community that is separate to your work as a teacher. (For example: community fundraising, volunteering roles, participation in community awards, talks, seminars; membership of local organisations, written contributions in media, working with others to tackle specific problems in the community)
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IMPROVING THE TEACHING PROFESSION-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Share how you are contributing to the improvement of the teaching profession. How are you helping to raise the bar of teaching, sharing best practices with your colleagues and helping them overcome the challenges they face in your school or in their school? (For example, through teaching or mentoring teachers at your school, other schools or teacher training institutions; contributing to public debates on the teaching profession, whether through speaking engagements, writing articles, blogs, media participation, social media campaigns, events or conferences; or other examples of practice that have elevated the status of teaching in your country.)
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YOUR TEACHING APPROACH-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
Please tell us about your teaching approach. (For example, are there tried and tested models of practice that you have used which are effective, replicable and scaleable?)
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USE OF THE PRIZE FUNDS-

300 words only: (Allowed file type is Word Document. Please, include your name in the document or file name) *
If you were to win the Prize, how do you plan to spend the money in the short term and over the next 10 years? The money would be yours to spend as you wish, however please share any projects that you are passionate about e.g. teaching, school or community related projects that would benefit from the additional funding and worldwide recognition the Prize would bring.
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Please include references from one or all of the following: Head teacher / Colleague or peer / Community member (Recommended) *
Include your full name in the document or file name (All documents must be put in a single file. (Allowed file types: Document and PDF)
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Please attach photos to your application (e.g. you in teaching environment, with your pupils, at school, outside school, etc) (Recommended) *
Include your full name in the document or file name (All documents must be put in a single file. (Allowed file types: Presentation & Image)
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Please include YouTube URLs or other presentations or documents to support your application. (Recommended) *
Include your full name in the document or file name (All documents must be put in a single file. (Allowed file types: Document, PDF, Presentation & Image)
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You have agreed for us to contact you regarding Ghana Teacher Prize through the information you have given above. The information you have provided on this form will only be used for the purposes specified here. You may contact us at any time, if you wish to exercise your right to delete, amend, stop processing or any of your rights under the Data Protection Act 2012 (Act 843) or relevant Data Protection Law that is applicable. *
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Teacher prize

The non-teaching category is open to all who are currently working at the pre-tertiary education institution (both public and private) and might have worked for at least five (5) years.
Interested applicants are to apply through the following links below:

a) Teaching – https://bit.ly/3L9Vn27
b) Teacher in leadership and administration – https://bit.ly/3ojB1tB
c) Non – Teaching – https://bit.ly/3Gte5Oy
All applicants are expected to adhere strictly to the selection criteria. The deadline for application was Friday, April 29, 2022.   But has been extended to 16th May, 2022.

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Peter Nubuor Djangmah is a Teacher-Ghana Education Service (GES) and an Entrepreneur. I believe in Digital Education and Science.

One Comment

  1. Good day, boss, I would be grateful if you could assist me with samples of the essays required of the Ghana Teacher Prize applicants.
    Thank you.

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