The Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced the payment of capitation grants to schools for the conduct of the end of third term examination.
In a GES letter dated 12 December,2022, Metro/Municipal/District Offices are to use no more than 50% of the grant amount for the examination, with the remaining amount to be sent to the schools for the running of schools by headteachers.
The GES has also instructed regional directors of education to bring this information to the attention of all Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education. This announcement comes as the GES continues to prioritize the education and well-being of students in the country.
“We are committed to ensuring that our schools have the resources they need to conduct end of year examinations and provide a high-quality education to our students,” said Dr. Eric Nkansah, Ag. Director-General of the GES. “The capitation grant will help to support this important work, and we encourage schools to use these funds wisely for the benefit of their students.”
In conclusion, the GES has announced the payment of capitation grants to schools for the conduct of the end of third term examination, with the goal of supporting schools and improving education in Ghana.
Read the letter below
2th December, 2022
FIFTY PERCENT (50%) CAPITATION GRANT FOR CONDUCT OF END OF THIRD TERM EXAMINATION
Management of Ghana Education Service (GES) wish to bring to the attention of Regional Directors, payment of Capitation Grants to schools. Metro/Municipal/District Offices are to use not more than Fifty Percent (50%) of the amount in conducting the End of Year Examination for their schools.
The remaining amount should be sent to the schools for the running of schools by Headteachers. Regional Directors of Education are to bring this to the attention of all Metro/Municipal/District Directors of Education. Thank you.
DR. ERIC NKANSAH AG. DIRECTOR-GENERAL
Cc: The Deputy Director-General (Q&A), GES HQ, Accra The Deputy Director-General (MS), GES HQ, Accra The Director, Schools and Instructions Division, GES HQ, Accra”