Ghana Education Service, GES Promotions, GES Recruitment- Head Office

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Ghana Education Service, GES Promotions, GES Recruitment- Head Office
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P.O Box MN 45, Ministries, Accra - Ghana Ministry of Education Headquarters, Accra
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0302 673957

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Double Track and Placement problem
My Sister completed JHS at Accra but posted as a day student at Eastern Region on Gold track but the problem is she is too young to live alone moreover we went to the school for prospectus but the headmistress said the school is not part of double truck so the child should come to the school now she said the is enough boarding facilities for anyone who want to be in boarding. Please we are appealing to GES to help us get boarding for this girl we are pleading for your support thank you
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FIADONOU KOFFI GAMELI
Please I am French teacher with Diploma in French Education
I have successfully taken part in the training of the new curriculum
I have about experience in the teaching of French.
Can I be employed to teach ? Where should I apply?
3 Sep, 2019
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ALHASSAN ABDUL-GANIW
Please how true is the issue of arrears to be processed for payment from 2012-2016. What can I do if I'm qualified for it?...
1 Aug, 2019
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Alhassan Ridwan
Please, if my picture on my results/certificate is blurry/dark/not clear, will I be able to get admission into any school with it? Especially any nursing training school ?
31 Jul, 2019
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GES Promotions Portal https://gespromotions.gov.gh/

The Ghana Education Service (GES) was established, as part of the Public Service of Ghana, in 1974 by NRCD 247 and was subsequently amended by NRCD 252, 357 and SMCD 63. Under the forth Republican Constitution of Ghana, these earlier legislations have been amended by Acts of Parliament, including Act 506 (1994) and Act 778 (2008). The GES is governed by a fifteen-member Council called the GES Council.

Vision Statement
The Ghana Education Service (GES) seeks to create an enabling environment in all educational institutions and management positions that will facilitate effective teaching and learning and efficiency in the management of the attainment of the goals of the Service.

Mission Statement
To ensure that Ghanaian children of school-going age are provided with quality formal education and training through effective and efficient management of resources to make education delivery relevant to the manpower needs of the nation.

Mandate of GES
GES is responsible for the implementation of pre-tertiary educational policies of the Government to ensure that all Ghanaian children of school-going age irrespective of tribe, gender, disability, religious and political affiliations are provided with good quality formal education.

Objectives of GES
The objectives of GES are in accordance with the National Policy Objectives espoused in the Education Strategic Plan (ESP). The key objectives of the Service are as follows:

Increase inclusive and equitable access to and participation in education at all levels
Ensure provision of life skills training and management of personal hygiene, family life, gender, health, HIV/AIDS/STIs, etc.
Improve the quality of teaching and learning
Improve the Management of education service delivery

There are four (4) main programmes under the GES and these include:
Pre-tertiary education management including Headquarters Divisions, Regional and District directorates
Basic Education, comprising Kindergarten, Primary and Junior High Schools
Secondary Education comprising SHS and TVET
Special and Inclusive Education

Meanwhile, Basic Education has been redefined to include Secondary Education as part of the Government’s new policy initiative on Pre-tertiary Education.

Functions
The functions of GES are as follows:

To provide and oversee Basic Education, Senior High Education, Technical Education as well as Special Education
To register, supervise and inspect private pre-tertiary educational institutions
To submit to the Minister the recommendations for educational policies and programmes
To promote the efficiency and full development of talents among its members
To register teachers and keep an up-to-date register of all teachers in the public system
To carry out such other functions as are incidental to the attainment of the functions specified above.
To maintain professional standards and the conduct of its personnel

On-going Reforms
As part of efforts to promote quality pre-tertiary education service delivery, the following reforms have been or are being made:

Re-alignment of the Teacher Education Division of GES as an agency under the Ministry of Education (now known as the National Teaching Council)
Re-alignment of the Curriculum Research and Development Division of GES as an agency under the Ministry of Education (now known as the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment)
Re-alignment of the Inspectorate Division of GES as an agency under the Ministry of Education (now called the National Inspectorate Board)
Re-alignment of the Technical/Vocational Education Division (TVED) of GES as an agency under the Ministry of Education (to be named Ghana Technical Education Service)
Creation of a new division of GES (to be called Management Service Division) which shall include Special and Inclusive Education, Guidance and Counselling and School Health Education Programme (SHEP)


Collaboration with Development Partners, Private Sector and Stakeholders
The following organisations and stakeholders are partnering the GES in the implementation of its programmes and activities:

United Nations Children’s Fund (for Education Programme)
United Nations Children’s Fund (for Education Programme)
United States Agency for International Development (for Partnerships for Education Project: Social Impact, Learning, Innovation, Improving Reading Performance in Primary Schools)
United Kingdom for International Development (for Complementary Basic Education Programme)
Belgium/TELEVIC (for Supply and Installation of Integrated E-learning Lab for 240 SHSs)
Kreditanstalt Wiederaufbau (KfW)-( for Supporting Vocational Training: Voucher Programme)
World Bank- (for Ghana Secondary Education Improvement Project)
Kuwait-(for Expansion and Development of 26 Existing SHS Project)

Key Strategic Focus Areas within 4-Year Sector Medium-Term Plan
The following organisations and stakeholders are partnering the GES in the implementation of its programmes and activities:

Pre-tertiary education management including Headquarters Divisions, Regional and District directorates
Basic Education, comprising Kindergarten, Primary and Junior High Schools
Secondary Education comprising SHS and TVET
Special and Inclusive Education

Current Programmes
Complementary Basic Education (CBE) programme
Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP)
Special and Inclusive Education (SIE) programme
Pre-tertiary Education Management programme


Challenges, Prospects and Achievements
Approximately 82% of the total GES budget is allocated for the payment of salaries crowding out other expenditures
Inadequate furniture, especially at the basic school level
Inadequate supply of sanitation facilities such as gender-friendly toilets/urinals, especially at the basic school level
Inadequate infrastructure in over-subscribed Senior High Schools
Inadequate logistics for effective monitoring and supervision
Inadequate TLMs and core textbooks
Lack of teachers to handle key subject areas like Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Inadequate facilities for In-service Education and Training
Inadequate Language experts and facilities for implementing the Language Policy
Lack of science equipment in basic schools
Non-release of transfer grant for the Staff Rationalisation Policy
Delayed payment of salary arrears due to the Ministry of Finance’s policy on payment of three (3) months of salary arrears and which affects staff motivation
To reduce the attrition rate through teacher motivation and increase the number of trained teachers through on-going programmes, such as the UTDBE
To deploy more teachers to deprived areas, such as the three Northern regions of Ghana, to reduce the disparity in Pupil-Teacher Ratios (PTR)
To resource the newly created districts with office and residential accommodation facilities, including vehicles, for District Directors
To strengthen School Performance Appraisal Meetings in communities and to promote quality preparation of School Performance Improvement Plans (SPIPs)
To introduce measures to reduce cost of utilities for second-cycle institutions
To enforce the implementation of staff establishment norms so as to ensure that teachers in JHS/SHS cover a minimum of 24 periods a week
There has been a successful implementation of the Government’s Free SHS programme
There has been access to CBE classes for 182,652 out of school children over the last four-year period (2013/14-2016/17) with over 49.4% female participation
There has been significant success in the project targets of the SEIP programme
There has been 100 per cent increase in the Capitation grant for schools and the releases have been timely.
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