GES has released the BECE 2022/2023 school placement: Press Conference on the Release of Computerized School Placements 2023 by GES and TVET Service on Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Good morning members of the press, and colleague Directors and staff herein present. I welcome you all to this joint press briefing by the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the TVET Service.
We are profoundly grateful to you for honoring this invitation, even at brief notice. We invited you here to brief you on the Computerized School Placement of candidates that completed in 2022.
The West African Examination Council (WAEC) released the BECE results on January 25, 2023. As has been the norm, the Service took delivery of the results data and began preparing for the Placement.
STEPS TO ACCESS THE PLACEMENT PLATFORM
To access the placement platform, candidates are to follow the steps below:
1.Obtain a placement pin code from an approved vendor.
2.After obtaining a pin code, log onto the site
3. Enter the ten-digit index number and add 22 as the year of completion. E.g., 123456789022
4. Enter the pin code details (serial number and pin)
5. Click on submit and wait for Placement to show up
6. Print the form if you have been placed and visit the
school to begin the admission process.
If candidates do not match any of their choices from the automatic placement system, they will redirect themselves to the Self-Placement Portal. From the portal, select a school by providing the information below:
▪ Residential preference
▪ Programme of choice
▪ Click on Submit
▪ Print the form and visit the school to begin the admission
Note: Schools Selected on Self-Placement Portal can be changed as many times as the candidate wishes on the portal until they enroll in a school.
Per the 2023 Academic Calendar, the first-year students are to report to school on February 20, 2023. So, from February 20, 2023, students can report to the schools for registration and possible orientation for academic work to commence on February 27, 2023.
PAYMENT OF MONIES
We strongly caution parents and guardians to be on the alert for unscrupulous individuals who may approach them to pay any amount of money for their wards’ Placement. Such persons are to be immediately reported to the Police or GES.
We are also advising the heads of all the schools to stick to the approved prospectus. On the other hand, we also urge parents to cooperate with the school authorities during and after the admission process.
GRIEVANCE REDRESS MECHANISMS
Solution centres have been set up at all the Regional Education offices. At the National level, the solution centre will be set up at the GNAT Hall, Adabraka.
The GES call centre has been set up with well-trained staff to address your concerns.