A total of forty-six thousand two hundred and seventy-three applicants to respective senior ranks successfully sat for 2021 teaching staff promotion aptitude test at 49 examination centers spread across the country.
This is the second time the Service is conducting this test for its teaching staff since a decision was taken to move away from the then interviews held for promotion purposes.
The multiplicity of complaints and challenges that bedeviled the interview era necessitated the introduction of the aptitude test for qualified applicants.
The Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa, monitored three Centers in the Greater Accra Region; the Accra College of Education, University of Cape Coast Study Centre, and the Ada College of Education.
In an interview with the media, he expressed his satisfaction with the smooth conduct of the test devoid of any examination malpractice or allegations of applicants having foreknowledge of test items.
He commended the independent examination body for a good job done.“Let me quickly wish my staff well and congratulate them for their exemplary conduct during the examination”.
“Indeed, you have led by example as teachers for your students to follow suit during their examinations”, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa said.
The Director-General apologized to all applicants who couldn’t write the test as the system did not generate their index numbers to enable them to it for the paper.
He assured such applicants that, a supplementary test will be organized for them within the shortest possible time.
The Director, Human Resources Management and Development Division, Mrs.Van Vicker, gave the breakdown of applicants for the respective aspiring grades as follows;
Deputy Director – 3,660.
Assistant Director I – 8,188.
Assistant Director II – 31,195.
Principal Superintendent – 3,230.
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