GES District Education Oversight Committee – DEOC

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GES District Education Oversight Committee – DEOC

The Ghana Education Service act (act 506 of 1995), Pre-tertiary Education Act, 2020 Act, 1049 makes it possible for the existence of the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) to ensure provision and development of quality education delivery.

District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) is the highest decision-making body on educational matters in the district and thus the governing body.

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Composition of the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC)

1. The district chief executive (chairman)

2. The district director of education (secretary)

3. The chairman of the sub-committee responsible for education

4. One representative of the schools management committees (SMC) in the district.

5. One representative of the private schools

6. The district social welfare officer

7. One representative of the association of teachers on rotational basis (GNAT or NAGRAT).

8. The district director of health service

9. One representative of the district assembly who is the district

10. One representative of traditional rulers in the district

11. One representative each of the religious bodies

12. One representative of the district parent and teacher association (PTA)

13. One woman identified generally with social development in the district.

Function of the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC)

1. To ensure the good conditions of school buildings and other infrastructural requirements of the schools

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2. Provision of teachers, the regular and punctual attendance of teachers and pupils at the school.

3. The proper performance of duties by staff at the school.

4. The moral behaviour of staff, pupils and matters relating to general discipline.

5. Complaints relating to, or from teachers, non-teaching staff and pupils.

6. To ensure environmental cleanliness of schools and facilities therein.

7. The supply of textbooks and other teaching and learning materials.

8. Management and maintenance of the education management information system at the district level.

Subcommittees of the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC)

The District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) shall have the following subcommittees:

1. the Appointment and Promotion Subcommittee

2. the Disciplinary Subcommittee

3. the Administration and Finance Subcommittee

4. the Monitoring and Evaluation Subcommittee

Subject to the Education Act, Act 1049, the District Education Oversight Committee (DEOC) shall determine the membership and functions of a subcommittee appointed under this section.

The Director-General or a person authorized by the Director-General may attend the meetings of meetings of District Directorate of Education or a District Education Oversight Committee but, is not entitled to vote on a matter for decision by the directorate or committee.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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