Registration deadline for the September cohort 2023-24 programme: September 8, 2023.
1. Academic Requirement: The minimum academic requirement is an O'level / WASSCE with 5 credits (Inclusive of Mathematics and English).
This means that teachers with higher qualifications (Bachelor's Degrees in Education, Bachelor's Degrees not in Education, Master's Degrees, Post-graduate Degrees, and other academic qualifications above O'level/WASSCE) are also welcome to apply.
2. Technical Requirement: have an internet-enabled device (mobile phone, tablet, or laptop).
The iDE will be delivered through a learning management system (LMS) via a mobile application (App) or through a web browser. The minimum requirement for your phone is Android version 5.1 (but Android version 7 and above are better) or iOS version 9. The web version does not give the offline download options.
3. Professional Requirement: be a teacher in a classroom.
You must be either a full- or part-time teacher or starting a teaching role when the programme starts. The iDE can be likened to in-service training. It is a practical course and will require regular implementation of what you learn. There will also be practical assessments that you need to do in the classroom; these assessments form an integral part of your course result.
You will be required to upload a recent passport photograph of yourself. The photograph must not be older than 3 months.
2.Highest Academic Qualification
A copy of your highest academic qualification will be required. If your highest academic qualification is an O’ level certificate, it must meet the minimum requirement of 5 credit passes inclusive of Mathematics and English.
3. Letter of employment
A copy of your letter of work or a letter from the school where you teach confirming that you are a teacher there. The letter must be signed by the school owner or headteacher. School owners are exempted from this requirement.
4. Personal Statement
Your statement has to be an expression of why you want to be on the UoB iDE programme in not more than 500 words.
5. Registration Fee
After filling out the Registration Form, you will be requested to make payment with your registration number/phone number as payment reference or narration (for more detail please check how to apply). Payment of the registration fee validates your registration.