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Ghana Education Service (GES) Promotion Aptitude Test Date | www.ges.gov.gh.

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Exams Date | This is to inform the general public that the Ghana Education Service (GES) has announced a date for the 2021 Aptitude test promotion examination, See Ghana Education Service Promotion Aptitude Test Date below.

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Exams Date

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Exams Date

Important Notice To Teachers Preparing For GES Promotion Aptitude Test

GES Promotion Dates For 2021

20th February, 2021 for ADII

21st February PS, ADI & DD 

The Ghana Education Service (GES) has set 20th February, 2021 for ADII, and 21st February PS, ADI & DD to conduct a promotion aptitude test for some of its staff. According to GES, the examination when conducted, the results shall be ready by the end of February 2021. www.ges.gov.gh.

Areas of GES Promotion Aptitude Test

Staff seeking promotion to the ranks of Principal Superintendent, Assistant Director I and II will take test covering the following areas.

a. Knowledge of Ministry of Education and Ghana Education Service

b. School/Classroom Management and Theories of Learning

c. Assessment and Evaluation

d. Contemporary Issues/current and general knowledge

For applicants for Deputy Director grade, in addition to the above, they will be tested in education Administration and Management. The test will last between 40 minutes- 1 hour (maximum). These is multiple-choice questions. Ghana Education Service.

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NOTE: THE AREAS ARE THE SAME AS THE FACE TO FACE INTERVIEW DAYS.

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In reference to the circular, the promotion aptitude test would be conducted for staff due to promotion for all ranks from Principal Superintendent to Deputy Director, Officers who get promoted to Deputy Directorship shall be expected to attend face-to-face interviews if they desire to become heads of schools or any other positions that may require interviews.

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Exams Centers Nationwide

The GES promotion aptitude test would be conducted in 49 centers across the country in all 16 regions of Ghana. The management of Ghana Education service wishes to bring the following information to the attention of candidates who have been shortlisted for the promotion aptitude test and hence announces the following centers for the promotion aptitude test . Candidates applying to the rank of Assistant Director 11 (AD 11) will take the exam on February 20th, while Candidates applying to the rank of Principal Superintendent (PS), Assistant Director (AD 1) and Deputy Director (DD) will take the test on February 21

  1. Candidates will receive an SMS with their information for the test.
  2. candidates will be issued with index numbers which must be used on the testing document
  3. candidates should arrive at the center at least one before the test start
  4. candidates should bring along a valid photographic National ID
  5. candidates should bring along original copies of their last promotion or upgrade letters, and original certificates in the case of those who qualify based on their masters degree

Find below the official exam centers for the GES promotion aptitude test :

REGIONRANKEXAMS CENTER
Upper East RegionAD IISt. John Bosco, Navrongo
Gbewaa College of Education
PS, AD I & DDSt. John Bosco, Navrongo
Upper West RegionAD IINusrat Jahan Ahmadlya, College of Education, Wa
Turns College of Education
PS, AD I & DDNusrat Jahan Ahmadlya, College of Education, Wa
Northern, North East, Savanna AD IIBagabaga College of Education, Tamale
Tamale College of Education
PS & AD IBagabaga College of Education, Tamale
DDTamale College of Education
Bono, Bono East, Ahafo RegionAD IIBerekum College of Education
Atebubu College of Education
St. Joseph College of Education, Bechem
St. Ambrose College of Education, Dormaa Akwamu
AD I & DDBerekum College of Education
PSSt. Joseph College of Education, Bechem
Volta, Oti RegionAD IISt. Teresa College of Education, Hohoe
St. Francis College of Education, Hohoe
Akatsi College of Education
AD I & DDSt. Teresa College of Education, Hohoe
PSSt. Francis College of Education, Hohoe
Eastern RegionAD IIKibi College of Education
SDA College of Education, Asokore – Koforidua
Presby Women College of Education, Aburi
PS & AD IKibi College of Education
DDSDA College of Education, Asokore – Koforidua
Greater Accra RegionAD IIAccra College of Education
UCC Papafio CoDE Centre, Ajirgano – Adenta
AD I & DDAccra College of Education
PSUCC Papafio CoDE Centre, Ajirgano – Adenta
Western, Western North RegionAD IIHoly Child College of Education, Takoradi
Enchi College of Education
Wiawso College of Education
PS, AD I & DDHoly Child College of Education, Takoradi
Central RegionAD IIUCC NEC, UCC Campus – Cape Coast
UCC CoDE Centre, UCC Cape Coast
OLA College of Education, Cape Coast
AD I & DDUCC NEC, UCC Campus – Cape Coast
PSUCC CoDE Centre, UCC Campus – Cape Coast
Ashanti RegionAD II & AD IAkrokerri College of Education
AD IIOffinso College of Education
AD II,  AD I & PSSt. Louis College of Education
AD II,  AD I & DDWesley College of Education
AD IIAgogo College of Education
AD IIAgona College of Education
AD IISt. Monica’s College of Education

Scope Of The GES Aptitude Test For Principal Superintendent, Assistant Director I and II

The aptitude test for those seeking promotion to the ranks of Principal Superintendent, Assistant Director I and II would be multiple choice and Yes or No questions and it will cover:

  1. knowledge of the ministry of education and the Ghana Education Service
  2. School and classroom management
  3. Theories of learning
  4. Assessing and evaluation
  5. Contemporary issues in education
  6. And current and general knowledge.

Scope Of The GES Promotion Aptitude Test For Deputy Director

The aptitude test for those seeking promotion to the ranks of Deputy Director , would be multiple choice and Yes or No questions and fil in the gaps questions and it will cover:

  1. Education administration and management
  2. knowledge of the ministry of education and the Ghana Education Service
  3. School and classroom management
  4. Theories of learning
  5. Assessing and evaluation
  6. Contemporary issues in education
  7. And current and general knowledge.

Time And Duration For The GES Promotion Aptitude Test

  1. The GES Aptitude Test start time is 9:00 am prompt.
  2. The official time for the GES Promotion Aptitude Test is 45 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes

How To Commence The GES Promotion Aptitude Test Exams

  1. Only your index number would be required for the exams

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Date And Schedule

Ghana Education Service ( GES ) promotion aptitude test examination date and schedule is as follows:

  1. Ghana Education Service ( GES ) promotion aptitude test examination will be taken on Thursday, 20th February and Friday, 21st February
  2. The GES promotion aptitude for Assistant Director II will be taken on Thursday, 20th February
  3. The GES promotion aptitude for Principal Superintendent will be taken on Friday, 21st February
  4. The GES promotion aptitude for Assistant Director I will be taken on Friday, 21st February
  5. The GES promotion aptitude for Deputy Director will be taken on Friday, 21st February

GES Promotion Aptitude Test Index Numbers And Venues

  1. Index numbers and venues will be communicated through text message to shortlisted applicants

How To Check If You Were Shortlisted For The GES Promotion Aptitude Test

  1. You will receive a text message confirming that you have been shortlisted. The text message will contain your index number and venue for the exam

Date For Release Of Results Of The GES Promotion Aptitude Test

Prof. Opoku-Amankwa also stated that the results for the GES promotion aptitude should be ready by the end of March .

GES Promotion Application Statistics

Prof. Opoku-Amankwa revealed that Last year, 47,323 applicants applied for promotion, the director-general disclosed gave the following breakdown:

  1. 4,413 for the rank of Deputy Director
  2. 10,724 for Assistant Director I
  3. 26,876 for Assistant Director II
  4. 3,816 for Principal Superintendent
  5. while 1,494 applied for non-teaching ranks.

He stated that every year, GES sets up about 150 panels across the country, with each panel having five members. Meanwhile each panel were only able to interview eight people a day and they worked for three to six months to finish up all applicants.

Reasons For The The GES Promotion Aptitude Test

Prof. Opoku-Amankwa stated that the new promotion process has been  introduced to ensure that the about 35,000 GES staff who apply for promotion every year goes through the process fairly, transparently and based on competence.

The switch to aptitude tests for promotion has also been necessitated by the petitions the GES receives every year from teachers alleging that the performance appraisals and interviews used for promotions are filled with victimization and corruption.

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