Who is the director of basic education in Ghana?

Agency overview
Headquarters Ghana Education Service Headquarters (GES), Accra
Employees 340,000+
Agency executive Professor Kwasi Opoku Amankwa, Director General
Parent agency Ministry of Education

What is basic education in Ghana?

At present, the system is divided into six years of elementary education and three years of junior secondary education (jointly referred to as basic education), followed by three of senior secondary education and standard four-year university programs (6+3+3+4).

Who is in charge of the Education system?

Tony Thurmond was sworn in as the 28th California State Superintendent of Public Instruction on January 7, 2019. Superintendent Thurmond is an educator, social worker, and public school parent, who has served the people of California for more than ten years in elected office.

Who is the Greater Accra Director of Education?

Peter Attafuah, the Greater Accra Regional Director of Education, said, “I thank all of you for helping me and my officers to leave our present place of work, which is more of a hen coop, for a nice edifice like this.

Which tribe in Ghana is most educated?

The most educated tribe in Africa are majorly from western part of Africa.

  • YORUBA. Unarguably the most educated tribe in Africa, and even thought to be the most learned by some people. …
  • ASHANTI. The Ashanti are an Akan people and their tribe is the largest in Ghana. …
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Which school is best in Ghana?

Here is a list of the top 100 senior high schools that Ghana is proud to have produced so far:

  • Saviour Senior High School. …
  • Mfantsipim School. …
  • Presec Legon Boys’ Senior High School. …
  • Galaxy international School. …
  • Prempeh College. …
  • Berekum Star Senior High school. …
  • Pope John Secondary School.
  • Aburi Girls’ Secondary School.

Where does Ghana rank in education?

In its 2013–14 report, the World Economic Forum ranked Ghana 46th out of 148 countries for education system quality. In 2010, Ghana’s literacy rate was 71.5%, with a notable gap between men (78.3%) and women (65.3%).

What is capitation grant in Ghana?

The grant is, therefore, expected to serve as an opportunity to help build school level capacity and to effectively implement fiscal decentralisation which is a long term goal of the Government of Ghana. The Capitation Grant Scheme is to cover all registered public schools in the Ghana Education Service in Ghana.

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