‘’You are not there to do business’’- GES tells SHS Heads


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The Council Chairman of the Ghana Education Service, Mr. Michael Nsowah, has warned that the management of the GES would sanction heads of SHSs/TVET who have turned the various senior high schools into a business environment.

“Heads of SHSs are once again warned that in no circumstance are they to get involved in the kind of procurement at their end’ Some heads of SHSs are said to have circulated letters to parents, stating in part that their children would not be allowed to attend classes if they did not pay their PTA dues.

Speaking on Ashh fm’s National Agenda on Monday, Mr. Nsowah told Oderfour Qwasi Kay host of the show that, GES will not accept any act of extortion from any head of a senior high school.

“These levies are defeating the objective of the government in removing cost as a barrier to secondary education in Ghana,” he stated.

He asked parents and guardians to ignore any PTA dues circulated to them on the academic bill.

‘’I will urged each and every parents to report any headmaster who will asked their wards to pay any illegitimate money to the school with the name of PTA.’’

Mr. Nsowah asked all students to report to school without reference to PTA activities such as dues and levies.

Mr Michael Nsowah tasked all regional and district directors of education to monitor the activities of all second-cycle schools, with particular reference to levies and fees for students.

Sources: myashhfmonline.com