Aims & Objectives, Vision & Mission


  • Mobilize all private workers (teachers) and companies under one umbrella in Ghana
  • Educate and train workers to be active, dedicated, committed and serious with their work
  • Through workshops we will upgrade the skills of workers (teachers)
  • To develop private companies and promote the welfare of workers in the private companies
  • To educate and train workers purposely to grow private companies
  • To establish peace and unity among workers and employers
  • To educate workers and employers to be law abiding
  • To make private work a secured job for workers
  • To help private companies attain the level where they can pay workers well (Making private job lucrative)


  • Help workers to work effectively to meet the target of the employer
  • Make private job a secured occupation in the private companies
  • Help workers acquire or possess good attitude for work
  • Guide employers on how to pay entitlements for their workers according to the law


  • To help your worker (teacher) deliver effectively to grow your company (school).
  • To offer strategic planning and policies to grow your company (school).
  • To settle dispute among employer(Proprietor) and worker (Employee/ Teacher).
  • To offer capacity building program to upgrade skills of teachers to help give their best for the development of your company (school).
  • To psyche or educate workers (teachers) to be active, committed, dedicated and serious with all their duties in the school.


National Teacher Standards

The National Teachers Standard is the benchmark set for every teacher. It has 3 main domains and each has its own sub-domains

Continuous Professional Development

CPD is the process by which teachers maintain and enhance their knowledge, skills and experience on the job

Ghana Teacher Prize

Ghana Teacher Prize was formerly Ghana Best Teachers Award. NCOPST will guide teachers towards winning the best Teacher prize in Ghana

NCOPST Access course for university

NCOPST ACCESS is a special Programme for all untrained private school teachers which enable them to further Education to pursue Educational Programmes

Teacher license

Register and acquire Teacher License from your district. NCOPST is organising Nationwide Teacher License Registration for both Untrained and trained Teachers

STEM Education

NCOPST has facilitators for the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. In that regard training for schools around Ghana has started by NCOPST. Contact us to be part

Private Teachers Fund

Private Teachers Fund was created purposely to support the Education of private school teachers financially

Monthly Training for Teachers

This Training is designed for all Untrained private school teachers to qualify for temporary Teacher License and have a CPD portfolio

Entrepreneurship and digital skills training

This programme is really important for Teachers because it gives skills and beneficiaries are given the opportunity to raise funds to work and gain extra income in addition to the salaries they get from school


The Executive Body of the National Council of Private School Teachers (N-COPST) wishes to encourage all private school teachers to apply for the private school teachers staff ID number to identify them as teachers in the private sector. The purpose of this private school teachers Staff ID number is to enable Trade Union Congress (TUC), Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP), Teachers and Educational Workers Union (TEWU), Labour Department (LD), Labour Commission (LC), and Tripartite Committee (TUC, Ghana Employers Association (GEA) and Ministry of Employment and Labour Relations) to enforce better condition of service in the private schools in Ghana. The above mentioned Government Agencies and the executive members of N-COPST are working hand in hand to promote, protect and improve the welfare of workers in the private sector by law. All private school teachers who will apply for the PST-S ID number will be granted permission to use the staff ID number to create account on N-COPST official website to acquire Dashboard and become a member of the council/association.

The Private School Teachers Staff ID number can be used to access the following:
  1. Financial support to further education
  2. Teaching job that comes with better condition of service
  3. Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Program to upgrade and update skills of teachers
  4. Affordable university degree programs
  5. Rank based system for promotion in private schools that will reflect when the teacher is recruited into GES
Note that, teachers who have the private school teachers staff ID numbers can go on strike declared by TUC, TEWU and the rest of the above Government Agencies mentioned if our employers delay in our request. Click this link to register now >>>



Meeting with MOE on stimulus package


NCOPST meeting with National
Schools Inspectorate Authority


NTC trained 40 NCOPST Members
as Master Trainers


NCOPST Meeting with NaCCA


NCOPST in collaboration with NTC
trained 800 private school teachers