The management of Ghana Education Service (GES) wishes to inform all newly posted teachers that the third batch of the Staff-ID’s will be released in the first week of May after the biometric registration of the second batch is over.
GES has released the first and second batch of Newly posted teachers Staff-ID’s. However, not all the teachers have received theirs.
From an official of the GES who form part of the biometric registration team in Accra, he revealed that the GES is working tirelessly to ensure that all newly recruited staffs receive their Staff-ID’s and undergo biometric registration in order to obtain the required biometric data for salary processing.
“The Staff-ID’s will be released in 4 batches. The third and fourth batch will be released after each biometric registration respectively”, he said.
“it has been like this for the past years since the start of this biometric registration and it appears that this year number of newly recruited staffs are many as compared to last year. All staffs who have not received their Staff-ID’s should remain calm”, he added.
According to the Ghana Education Service, 16,500 newly teachers for basic schools across the country were recruited as compared to 14,500 teachers to graduate from the colleges of education.
From GES , Since 2017, GES had recruited a total of 82857 teachers.
Under the limited recruitment exercise during the 2017-2018 academic year, 19,640 were recruited, while 14,720 newly trained teachers from the colleges of education were recruited.
About 3,000 of the teachers came from private colleges of education.
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 8,872 teachers were recruited for the double-track senior high school (SHS) system, while the GES went for clearance for 1,445 non-teaching staff and recruited 14,500 teachers from the colleges of education.