GES Safe Schools Logo Design Competition, Dates, Participants, Prizes, Guidelines & Deadline

Filed photos of Ghanaian students and teachers
Filed photos of Ghanaian students and teachers

GES National Safe Schools Logo Design Competition

The Ghana Education Service (GES) working through the Guidance and Counselling Unit in partnership with UNICEF Ghana is organizing a National Safe Schools Logo Design Competition among leaners from Upper Primary to Senior High Schools in all GES Public pre-tertiary institutions across the country.

As you may be aware, the GES launched the Safe Schools Programme in 2018 with the objective of eliminating violence of all forms in our schools.

A number of activities have been and continue to be implemented in line with this objective.

The GES now seeks to identify and recognize schools and individuals who remain committed to the tenets of the safe school programme.

In line with this, the GES is developing a logo to be used in designing a national flag as a brand for the Safe Schools Programme.

In this regard, Management seeks the support of Regional Director of Education in bringing this to the attention of District Directors and Heads of schools in their respective regions to offer the needed support for this exercise.

Attached, please find details of the competition for your attention.

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Participants for Safe Schools Challenge

According to the GES, the participants for the Safe Schools Logo Challenge or competition includes;

1. Upper Primary

2. Junior High Schools

3. Second Cycle Schools

Deadline for Submission of Entries for Safe Schools Logo Challenge

GES has released the deadline for each category of Entries for Safe Schools Logo Challenge. These include;


1. School Level – By 30th November, 2022.

2.  District Level – By 7th December, 2022.

3. Regional Level – By 14th December, 2022.

4. National Level – By 21st December, 2022.

5. Digital Artwork should be sent to [email protected]

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Prizes for the Safe Schools Logo Challenge

The ultimate logo winner gets a laptop, cash prize, plaque, products from sponsors, and a tour of some regions in Ghana.

Guidance for Safe Schools Logo Design


1. A4 size paper

2. 1cm margin at all sizes

3. Artwork must  not be more than three colours.

4. The artwork must be endorsed by a parent or a teacher at the back.

Concept of Safe Schools Logo Challenge

GES explained that, the concept of the Safe Schools Logo Challenge should reflect the following.

1. The theme: Safe Schools, A Shared Responsibility.

2. Gender Sensitivity

3. Inclusivity (People with special needs).

4. Respect, tolerance, honest, freedom, discipline, peace, understanding, unity and the Ghanaian identity.

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Concept Interpretation of Safe Schools Logo Challenge

In a paragraph, explain the meaning behind the use of colours, shapes and other elements of design employed in the logo design.



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