The Minister of Education, Dr. Yaw Osei Adutwum has inaugurated a twelve (12) Council Members of the Ghana Education Service (GES).
The Council Members inaugurated by the Minister on Thursday, 13th January, 2022 will be chaired by Mr. Michael Kenneth Nsowah.
The Minister called on members to bring their wide knowledge and expertise to bear on Pre-tertiary Education in order to help the President and the Government train young Ghanaians to become relevant in the fourth revolution job space – the digital age.
He explained that, he GES Council has a core function of advising the Minister of Education on policy formulation and the coordination of approved national policies, programmes and standards relating to Basic and Senior High Education delivery.
Governing body of the Education Service has its membership drawn for various Institutions including;
1. The West African Examination Council (WAEC)
2. The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA)
3. The National Teaching Council (NTC)
4. The National Council for Curriculum and Assessment (NaCCA)
5. The Teacher Unions.
6. The Ministry of Education (MoE)
7. The Local Government Service Council (LGSC)
8. The Faith Based Organisations (FBOs)
8. The Non-teaching Staff of the GES (TEWU).
Find from the table below, the full name of the GES Council Members and their Representation.
|MR. MICHAEL KENNETH NSOWAH||PRESIDENT’S NOMINEE||CHAIRMAN|
|PROF. KWESI OPOKU AMANKWA (NOW REPLACED WITH DR. ERIC NKANSAH)||DIRECTOR GENERAL, GES||MEMBER|
|VERY REV. AMA AFO BLAY||PRESIDENT’S NOMINEE||MEMBER|
|MRS. WENDY E. ADDY-LAMPTEY||WAEC||MEMBER|
|DR. CHRISTAIN ADDAI-POKU||NTC||MEMBER|
|CHIEF DIRECTOR||MINISTRY OF EDUCATION||MEMBER|
|DR. HAGGAR HILDA AMPADU||NATIONAL SCHOOL INSPECTORATE AUTHORITY (NASIA)||MEMBER|
|DR. EDWARD APPIAH||NACCA||MEMBER|
|MR. JAMES OPPONG-MENSAH||LOCAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE COUNCIL (LGSC)||MEMBER|
|REV. BISMARK ANARBAH AKANDI||NON-TEACHING STAFF OF GES (TEWU)||MEMBER|
|RT. REV. PAA SOLOMOM GRANT-ESSIFIE||TEACHER UNIONS ON ROTATIONAL BASIS||MEMBER|
|PENDING||FAITH BASES ORGANIZATION (FBOS)||MEMBER|