Recruited 2020 public Colleges of Education newly trained teachers appointment letters have been released online and can be assessed at https://gespromotions.gov.gh at a fee of GH¢ 10.00, the Ghana Education Service (GES) has said.
In a statement copied to EducationWeb.com.gh, GES said only letters of trained teachers who completed College of Education in 2020, passed teacher licensure examination and completed national service were released online.
“The newly trained teachers appointment letters have been released. Appointment letters can be accessed at https://gespromotions.gov.gh (a fee of GH¢ 10.00 applies,” the press release by the Education Service said on Friday.
The Management of the Ghana Education Service (GES) has directed for newly recruited into service trained teachers to report to their Regional Directors with their appointment letters and certificates for further directives.
The release of the appointment letters comes after the Ministry of Finance (MoF) last year granted the Ministry of Education (MoE) financial clearance to recruit some 16,000 teachers from the 46 public Colleges of Education.
“Approval is also granted for their emolument to be charged against the compensation of Employees vote of the Ministry of Education in the 2020 budget,” a letter to the Minister for Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum stated.
It urged the Director-General of GES to ensure the new teachers have other documents processed in time and placed on a mechanized payroll to enable the Controller and Accountant General to effect payment of their salaries.
In a related development, the Minister in charge of Education, Dr Osei Adutwum has said his outfit is waiting to be given financial clearance early this year for graduates teachers from universities to be also recruited into service.
“We last year petitioned the Ministry of Finance to increase the clearance for graduate teachers to be recruited in 2021 but it was agreed for only 16,850 newly trained teachers to be recruited and the graduates later this year
The Education Ministry (MoE) is hoping mid-January or late February this year, the Finance Ministry gives financial clearance for graduates to be employed by the Ghana Education Service to support Free SHS/TVET,” the Minister said.