Download GES SHS Selection Register 2019 (PDF)

GES SHS Selection Register 2019 (PDF) – You can now download the GES SHS selection register for 2019 in a PDF format.

The authorities of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has released the senior high school (SHS) selection register. This is coming following the release of the school selection guidelines for the 2019/2020 academic year.

Download GES SHS Selection Register 2019 (PDF)

Download GES SHS Selection Register

The Ghana Education Service (GES) SHS selection register contains all the names of senior high school, location, school code, district, programmes, gender across the 16 regions of Ghana.

The list contains a total of 645 senior high schools grouped based on categories (A-D) and across all the regions. It also contains a list of programmes for private senior high schools. Additionally, it contains the list of public technical institutions and their courses.

Private candidates should see the SHS selection process for guidelines on how to select their preferred school.

Computerized School Selection and Placement Systems (CSSPS) Guidelines for Selection of Schools for Placement 2019

As part of measures to ensure a smooth placement of qualified BECE candidates for 2019, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has put in place the following arrangements for the information of parents/guardians/candidates and the general public.

A. Grouping of Schools

All second cycle institutions have been grouped into CATEGORIES as follows:

a. Public Senior High Schools: Four groups namely Categories A, B, C and D
b. Public Technical/Vocational Institutions (Category E )
c. Private Schools -Senior High/Technical Vocational Institutions (Categories F & G)

The table below presents second cycle institutions that have facilities for special education for the Physically Challenged and Visually-Impaired Candidates.Download GES SHS Selection Register 2019 (PDF)

B. Before Selection of Schools and Programmes

Before making any selection of schools and programmes offered in these schools, parents are advised to note that all schools selected (1st to 5th) are considered in placement of candidates.

C. Conditions for selection of schools

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 preference
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 choose more than one (1) School from Category A
h. Candidates who desire to pursue purely Technical Programmes may select all 1st – 4th Schools from Technical/ Vocational Category,
Category E and must still select the 5th Choice from Category D

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

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

GES Toll Free Numbers and Short Codes to Solve Staff Grievances beginning July 2019

GES Toll Free Numbers and Short Codes: A one day workshop has been held on Friday at the Coconut Groove Hotel to train staff from selected Divisions and Units from Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ghana Education Service(GES) on Grievances Redress Mechanisms.

GES Toll Free Numbers and Short Codes to Solve Staff Grievances beginning July 2019

GES Toll Free Numbers and Short Codes to Solve Staff Grievances beginning July 2019

Dr Eric Twum, a consultant for Safeguards under the Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP),trained staff on the importance of the mechanism and how it operates as the project would address complaints from stakeholders on issues concerning the Ministry and GES.

Under the Grievance Redress Mechanism, there would be a provision of public toll free numbers and short codes for the general public to either call or text the Ministry or GES to address their issues for them.

These issues may range from free Senior High School, postings and transfers, recruitment or even on issues on salaries.

Ms Cassandra Twum Ampofo, the Head of the public Relations Unit at GES took the participants through customer service and phone etiquettes.

GES Toll Free Numbers and Short Codes to Solve Staff Grievances beginning July 2019

The presentation provided participants with information on how to relate to callers who phone-in with issues.

This training was funded by the World Bank through SEIP to improve the communication aspect of the project and other related issues.

The Toll free calls and SMS are currently on test run and the numbers will be announced soon.

The project is expected to kick off this July.

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