The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has been questioned about a claim it has made at this year’s National Education Week that some 6,500 graduate teachers have been recruited into service.
The 2020 National Education Week under the theme “Reforming the education sector for effective service delivery: Assessing progress” started October 27 will end tomorrow at the Accra International Conference Centre.
The Education Fair currently ongoing is purposively for all government agencies under the auspices of the Ministry of Education (MoE) to exhibit their achievements between 2017 and 2020.
The Ghana Education Service listing their achievements between 2017 and 2020 indicated it has this year recruited 6,500 graduate teachers, a claim social media users have flagged as a false and asked when that happened.
“You have not recruited anyone yet u are listing it as part of staffs u have recruited, Ghana my country dey suffer”, bright bill lamented.
“Please GES, with the number 2 on your list concerning the 6,500 graduate recruitment 2020, please when did u do that recruitment. We haven’t benefited it but you have stated it there. any clarification?”, Evelyn noted.
It is currently unclear if the Education Service (GES) already had recruited the said 6,500 graduate teachers into service or is about to.
Meanwhile, the Deputy Director-General of the GES in charge of Quality, and Access, Kwabena Tandoh in an interview monitored by Georgeweb.org disclosed the clearance for recruitment expires December 31, 2020.
Below are the achievements