GES releases 2019 SHS placements

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has completed and placed all the candidates who passed their 2019 Basic Education Certificate into various Senior High Schools, Vocational and Technical Institutes for the 2019/2020 academic year.

This comes after the West African Examinations Council released the 2019 Basic Education Certificate Examination results last week.

According to Prof. Kwesi Opoku-Amankwa, who is the Director-General of GES, over 490,000 students who sat for the BECE, qualified to be placed in about 721 schools across the country. understands that the placements would be released in batches.

Candidates can check the placement by purchasing the voucher from vendors or with mobile money and log onto or

The Ghana Education Service has also created centres across the various regions to assist candidates who have issues with their placement.

These students become the third batch of students to enjoy the government’s Free SHS policy.

2019 SHS Academic Calendar

The first years (Form-one Green Track) students are expected to re-open school on September 15 while those on the Gold Track will re-open on November 12, 2019.

Form Two Gold students will reopen the school on October 15 and the Green Track will be expected to return to school on September 15, 2019.

Academic work for third-year students has already begun.

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