490,000 students to benefit from free SHS as GES releases placements

490,000 students to benefit from free SHS as GES releases placements

- GES has finally released placement for candidates who sat for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE)

- Over 490,000 students who sat for the BECE qualified to be placed in about 721 schools across the country

- Candidates can check their placement by purchasing a voucher from vendors or do so via mobile money and log onto cssps.gov.gh or cssps.org

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has finally released placement for candidates who sat for the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination(BECE) .

Those who passed for the BECE have been placed into various Senior High Schools, Vocational and Technical Institutes for the 2019/2020 academic year.

The placement comes a week after the West African Examinations Council released the 2019 BECE results.

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The Director-General of GES, Prof. Kwesi Opoku-Amankwa has said that over 490,000 students who sat for the BECE qualified to be placed in about 721 schools across the country.

According to him, the placements would be released in batches.

He however added that candidates can check their placement by purchasing a voucher from vendors or do so via mobile money and log onto cssps.gov.gh or cssps.org.

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In other news, the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) declared a strike over the newly introduced human resource management information system (HRMIS).

According to NAGRAT's President, Angel Carbonu, the HRMIS has created a lot of setbacks for teachers which was affecting their productivity.

Speaking in an interview with Joy FM, the NAGRAT president said, the system procured by the Public Services Commission, was incompatible with the scheme of services of the Ghana Education Service (GES).

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