GES Sends A Vital Message To All Basic School Teachers And Headteachers

Desist from registration of unqualified 2022 BECE candidates – GES warns


The Ghana Schooling Service (GES) has requested all faculties to desist from the registration of unqualified candidates for the 2022 BECE scheduled to be administered in October by WAEC.

The GES has revealed that an audit of the BECE registration might be carried out, and any head discovered culpable might be severely sanctioned.

Reacting to the registration of unqualified 2022 BECE candidates, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa stated “It has come to the attention of the management of the GES that some public basic school heads are registering unqualified students for the 2022 BECE for School Candidates, which is illegal,” in a press release signed by him.


The Director-Common of the GES, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa used the assertion to warning head lecturers of all public faculties to behave throughout the ambit of the 2022 BECE registration tips.

The administration of GES additional added that public faculties shouldn’t be tempted to register college students from personal faculties for the BECE and that, the registration of candidates for the BECE for School Candidates was strictly for college kids in junior highschool (JHS) Three.

Candidates deemed to be ineligible embrace the next

Non-public college JHS two candidates being registered in public or personal faculties.

Non-public School JHS three college students being registered in public faculties for a similar examination they need to register for of their respective faculties.

“Students in JHS One and Two are ineligible to register and write the BECE. Admission to JHS Three is not allowed,” it stated.

The illegality has been the order of the day given the challenges that confronted some personal college candidates within the 2021 BECE, pronouncements by the Management of JHS in regards to the placement of personal college candidates in class A faculties amongst others. Mother and father and different stakeholders appear to be discovering methods to keep away from all of the bottlenecks that characterised the varsity placement after the 2021 BECE for personal college candidates.

The assertion stated regional administrators of schooling have been to speak the data to metropolitan, municipal and district administrators of schooling to make sure that heads of primary faculties strictly complied with the directives.

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