Selection of Schools Conditions for 2019 Placement

Selection of Schools Conditions for 2019 PlacementThe Ghana Education Service is cautioning all heads of basic schools both public and private to take serious measures to avoid errors in the selection of schools for the 2019 School Placement. It is directing all heads of JHS to take note of the following.

The policy guidelines, which aim at ensuring the smooth placement of  Selection of Senior High Schools for BECE candidates, follow a review of last year’s placement exercise undertaken by the Ministry of Education and the Ghana Education Service (GES).

Conditions for Selection of Schools for 2019 Placement

Candidates with guidance and assistance from parents/guardians and school authorities:

a. Must choose Five {5} schools {1st – 5th choice}

b. Must select programmes and accommodation in each school of choice.

c. Candidates must list choices 1 – 4 in order of preferenc

d. Candidate’s 5th choice must be from category D.

e. May select Four {4} choices from category C and One {1} from category D

f. Cannot select more than Two {2} schools from category B

g. Cannot select more than One {1} schools from category A

h. Candidates who desire to pursue purely technical programmes may select all 1st – 4th schools from Technical or Vocational category, category E and must still select the 5th choice from category D.

NB: Private SHS and Private TVET schools are not beneficiaries of Free SHS.

Candidates who desire to pursue courses in private schools should make their own arrangements with the Private SHS and Private TVET.

NOTE; Regardless of the categories chosen, candidates must arrange their choices in order of preference

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