The Minister in charge of Education, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum says he will look into a fixed GH¢ 10.00 levied newly recruited teachers into service as an appointment letter fee by the management of the Ghana Education Service (GES).
In a discussion monitored by AcademicWeek, the Minister for Education said he is not aware the Ghana Education Service (GES) charges newly posted teachers GH¢10.00 to enable them to access appointment letters each year.
“I don’t know about that and I will look into it, but I don’t know that teachers have to pay to get their appointment letters, for WASSCE I know students purchase scratch cards to check results,” the Education Minister said in an interview.
In a related development, the Ghana Education Service has released 2023 recruited teachers’ appointment letters into service. In a communique sighted by AcademicWeek, an official of GES said all lists of successful applicants have been released.
“Management of the Ghana Education Services (GES) wishes to inform the general public of the release of the list of successful applicants during our just-ended recruitment process,” the GES staff stated in the communique.
All recruited teachers, the Ghana Education Service (GES) A.G Director, HRMD, Angela Frimpongmaa Nkansah said are to visit https://gespromotions.gov to download their appointment letters at an amount or fee of GH¢10.00
Successful applicants are to proceed to their respective Regional Education Directorates with their Ghana Card and other necessary documents for further posting directives and verification,” the Ghana Education Service official added.