The Ghana Education Service (GES) says it will in due course release flyers, infographics and short videos in nine (9) Ghanaian Languages to guide 2021 BECE graduates on the selection of their preferred Senior High Schools.
GES in a blog post sighted by EducationWeb.com.gh also said officers of Service will be present in all Junior High Schools to embark on the school selection sensitization exercise schedule from November to December 2021.
“Management wishes to inform Stakeholders are to watch out for infographics, short videos in 9 Ghanaian Languages, flyers and physical presence of offers in all schools to embark on the sensitization drive,” it stated in the post.
The sensitization and education on this year’s guidelines for school selection into Senior High Schools, GES said will take place in all the respective Regional, District Education Directorates and in all basic schools across the country.
“Again there would be an opportunity for candidates to text a short code and confirm their school choices before actual placement will be done. Details of the code will be made available in due course,” the Education Service noted.
Parents and guardians have been urged by the Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) to take a keen interest in the selection school process and be involved for a smooth Senior High School placement of the BECE graduates.
The agency under the Ministry of Education (MoE) ahead of the administration of the 2021 Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) announced the selection of schools process will be done after the national examination.
The Education Service (GES) in a statement said “the 2021 school selection process will commence after the BECE for School. Details of the selection of school process will be communicated to students and the public in due course.”
Prof Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, the Director-General of GES at a press conference disclosed the Computerized School Selection and Placement System (CSSPS) school selection guidelines for this year has been reviewed.
A total of 571,894 final year Junior High School (JHS) students made up of 287,605 boys and 284,289 girls from 18,028 Junior High Schools (Private and Public) sat for the national examination at 2,158 centres across the country.