GES Terminates Appointment Of Some 11 Teachers For Engaging In Examination Malpractices
The Ghana Education Service (GES) has terminated the appointment of some Eleven (11) teachers over their involvement in examination malpractices.
A statement dated on the 24th September, 2021 indicates that the Ghana Education Service has directed all Regional Directors of Education to terminate the appointment of certain officers.
The statement indicates that during the 2020 West African Senior School Certificate Examination (WASSCE) and Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE), some officers (Teachers) of the Service were found involving in examination malpractice.
“The management of Ghana Education Service (GES) refers to a report from the West African Examination Council (WAEC) on alleged exams malpractice by some officers of Ghana Education Service (GES) during the WASSCE and BECE 2020”.
The letter which was signed by the Deputy Director-General, Anthony Boateng states that the said officers when engaged in a hearing, agreed to the allegation as true.
With application of Section 4.3 (IV) of Code of Conduct of GES to terminate the appointment of the officers, is as a result of their offense, which is contrary to Section 3.32(III) of the Code of Conduct.
“During the hearing, they admitted the act contrary to Section 3.32 (III) of the Code of Conduct for the GES”.
“In view of that, Management directs that the appointment of the officers be terminated from the GES in line with Section 4.3 (IV) as contained in the Code of Conduct for Staff of GES”.
The GES stated that termination of appointment must first be endorsed by GES Council. It adds that the officers should be interdicted forthwith, pending the final decision by the Council.
“Since termination of appointment requires the endorsement of the Ghana Education Service Council, the officers should be interdicted forthwith pending the final determination of the matter by the GES Council which will be communicated to you in due course”.
“It is the view set as a deterrent to other staff of the Service,” it concluded.
THE UNLISTED ARE THE OFFICERS INVOLVED: