The Minister of Education Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh (NAPO) has assured Newly Trained Teachers from the public colleges of Education, that their postings shall be announced by the Ghana Education Service (GES) by close of this week.
According to NAPO, The GES shall announce the posting of the 2017. 2019 and 2019 graduates from the Colleges of Education to shame critics and naysayers.
Dr Matthew Opoku Prempeh made this revelation on Peace FM’s Kokrokoo show morning show on Monday, November 30, 2020.
NAPO’s Earlier Promise
The Minister of Education, Dr Mathew Opoku Prempeh (NAPO) earlier indicated, that Graduates from the Country’s Public Colleges of Education who completed College in 2017, 2018 and 2019 shall be posted to their various Regions from Monday, November 23, 2020.
The Minister made this revelation on JAMAN 103.7 Radio on Friday, November 20, 2020.
According to the Minister, the 2017 and 2018 graduates from colleges of Education who were denied postings for obvious reasons and were allowed to reapply shall be posted alongside 2019 graduates who completed their National Service.
But the Minister’s assurance has not materialized, leading to a state of confusion among the graduates.
GES explanation on delays
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced that the posting of Graduates from the Colleges of Education who completed in 2017, 2018 and 2019 respectively shall be released in the shortest possible time.
The GES made this revelation in a statement issued and signed by its Head of Public Relations Unit, Cassandra Twum-Ampofo on November 26, 2020 regarding its delay in the posting of graduates from the above mentioned year groups.
Reasons for Delay
According to the GES, the delay of the postings was due to technical difficulties faced by its Human Resource Unit during the process.
”The inability to publish the list is due to some technical difficulties. It is the desire of the service to post recruited staff to fill specific vacancies as declared at the school from the districts and therefore the technical difficulties needed to be resolved to ensure smooth processing if the list” The GES has said.