GET IN TOUCH
 
 
 
 
 

Tag Archives: Ghana Education Service

Cassandra Twum-Ampofo is new GES PRO

Cassandra Twum Ampofo has been appointed as the new Head of the Public Relations Unit of the Ghana Education Service (GES). Ms Twum Ampofo, is a professional teacher, and until her new appointment, she was the Ashanti Regional Public Relations Officer [PRO] of the Service. She holds a Master of Arts degree in Communication from the University of Cape Coast, ...

Read More »

Withdraw Free SHS funds from Scholarship Secretariat – Minority

The Minority in Parliament has described as illegal, government’s decision to allow the Scholarship Secretariat to administer funds for the  implementation of the free senior high school policy. According to the Minority Leader, Haruna Iddrisu, the educational sector laws, specifically the Act governing the operations of the Ghana Education Service, have been breached with the allocation of GHc 1.2 billion to ...

Read More »

Swine Flu drug arrives today, vaccines expected on Saturday

Ghana will today [Friday] take delivery of the anti-viral agents Tamiflu from the World Health Organization, as part of measures to combat the threat posed by the 2009 H1N1 strain of influenza, also known as swine flu. Vaccines for the swine flu are also expected in the country on Saturday. This is according to a Ghana Education Service (GES) statement issued ...

Read More »

Health scare: PTA council pushes for insurance for SHS students

The National Council of Parent Teacher Associations (PTAs), is advocating an insurance package for senior high school students nationwide. The President of the council, Alexander Yaw Danso, who revealed this in an interview with Citi News, stated that an agreement with an insurance company to charge each student GHc 7.00 a term has been reached. He also noted that the ...

Read More »

GES didn’t treat me well; I’m hurt – Fmr. La PRESEC head

The former headmaster of La PRESEC Senior High School, Samuel Salamat, says he feels hurt about the treatment meted out to him by the Ghana Education Service (GES), over fallout from the implementation of the Free SHS policy at the school. According to him, the GES did not give him a fair hearing, expressing surprise at the decision to transfer him from ...

Read More »

A/Region: Court remands GES officer after recruitment fraud

The Effiduase District Magistrate Court in the Sekyere East District of the Ashanti Region, has remanded a 32-year old Circuit supervisor of the Effiduase District Education Office for defrauding by false pretenses. According to Police, they received a complaint from one Serwaa Bonsu, a resident of Kwadaso, who said Julius Evans Coffie in June 2015, collected an amount of GHc 2,000 ...

Read More »

GES to post new teachers by next week

The 2016/2017 graduates of the various colleges of education will from next week be posted to their various stations. According to the Ghana Education Service (GES), its management is awaiting the release of their final examination results for the posting to commence. A press release from the GES said: “Management is awaitng the release of their final examination results from ...

Read More »

Adonten SHS turns uncompleted assembly hall into classroom

First-year students of Adonten Senior High School at Aburi in the Eastern Region, have been forced to use the school’s uncompleted assembly hall as their classroom. This is because the school does not have adequate furnished classrooms to accommodate them due to the pressure brought on by the implementation of the free senior high school policy. The Headmaster of the ...

Read More »

Nungua SHS charging over GHc170 for uniforms under Free SHS

More reports continue to put into question the scope of free education in Ghana, as checks by Citi News at the Nungua Senior High School in Accra indicate that students are being charged for school uniforms. The government has consistently noted that the cost of school uniforms has been absorbed under the free Senior High School programme. The one-time fee ...

Read More »

GES Council summons SHS heads over allegations of charging fees

The Ghana Education Service (GES) Council has summoned some headmasters of senior high schools (SHS) to Accra to respond to allegations that they are requesting parents and guardians to pay fees already absorbed by the government under its free SHS policy. The council on Wednesday held an emergency meeting to deliberate on the reports and establish the veracity of the ...

Read More »