THE GUIDELINES FOR ACCESSING THE TEACHING PRACTICE INTERVENTION ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Teaching Practice Supervision
The core objective of the Teaching Practice intervention is to support beneficiary institutions to be able to conduct the supervision of Teaching Practice effectively and efficiently. Trainee-teachers that are sent to Basic Education schools for practical teaching experience need to be supervised by the lecturers to complete their professional teacher-training programme and as part of the requirement for the award of the National Certificate in Education (NCE).
To be able to access the Teaching Practice intervention, a beneficiary Institution must fulfill the following:
i. Provide the Fund with the names and addresses of all the primary schools where the trainee-teachers to be supervised would be posted during the intervention year;
ii. Provide the names and contact details of the Head Teachers (Headmasters, Principals etc) of the Basic Education schools where the trainee teacher’s to be supervised would be posted during the intervention year;
iii. Notify the Fund at least three (3) months before commencement of teaching practice supervision;
iv. Submission on Teaching Practice supervision should be made twice within a given intervention year and not in piece-meal;
v. All Staff involved in Teaching Practice supervision must be Academic Staff who hold a permanent appointment in the Fund’s beneficiary institutions. No Staff on temporary appointment should be eligible for teaching practice support from the Fund;
vi. Requests for procurement of teaching aids by beneficiary institutions must be for micro teaching laboratory equipment only. On no account should the fund be used for the purchase of motor vehicle, CCTVs, etc.
vii. All submissions must be made on the Fund’s template for Teaching Practice and must be in both hard and soft copies on a flash drive. Advance copy may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
viii. Annual Teaching Practice report should be compiled and submitted to the Fund in accordance with the approved TETFund Teaching Practice template.