GES Interdicts More Head Teachers Over Illegal Charges: “Some Were Adding A4 Sheets, Mosquito Coils”

GES Interdicts More Head Teachers Over Illegal Charges: “Some Were Adding A4 Sheets, Mosquito Coils”

  • The Ghana Education Service has interdicted the headteachers of seven Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region
  • The service said some headteachers were adding A4 sheets and mosquito coils to the prospectus
  • The interdiction of the headteachers in the Ashanti Region follows similar action against headteachers in the Greater Accra and the Eastern Regions

The Ghana Education Service has interdicted the headteachers of seven Senior High Schools in the Ashanti Region over the unauthorised sale of some items to first-year students.

The suspended headteachers are from Kumasi Girls SHS, Asanteman SHS, Kumasi Senior High Technical School, Manso-Edubia SHS, Agric Nzema Community SHS, Nkawie Senior High Technical School and Collins SHS.

GES interdicts teachers
Director-General of GES, Dr Eric Nkansah (L)
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Cassandra Twum Ampofo, the Head of Public Relations at the Ghana Education Service, said some schools added A4 sheets and mosquito coils to the prospectus.

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The interdiction of the headteachers in the Ashanti Region follows similar action against headteachers in the Greater Accra and the Eastern Regions.

YEN.com.gh reported that the headmistress of Ghana Senior High School in Koforidua was interdicted for selling unauthorised items to Form One students.

She had been directed to step aside for further investigation into the allegation.

The headmistress of O'Reilly Senior High School, Nadia Lartechoe Annan, was also directed to step aside.

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The government has been working to clamp down on the unauthorised sale of school items because of the Free SHS policy,, which led to introducing a harmonised prospectus for SHS students.

The GES has been working to ensure schools do not ask students to bring extra items.

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The national prospectus is categorised into basic needs and cleaning materials to make it easier for parents.

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Source: YEN.com.gh

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Delali Adogla-Bessa (Current Affairs Editor) Delali Adogla-Bessa is a Current Affairs Editor with YEN.com.gh. Delali previously worked as a freelance journalist in Ghana and has over seven years of experience in media, primarily with Citi FM, Equal Times, Ubuntu Times. Delali also volunteers with the Ghana Institute of Language Literacy and Bible Translation, where he documents efforts to preserve local languages. He graduated from the University of Ghana in 2014 with a BA in Information Studies. Email: delali.adogla-bessa@yen.com.gh.

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