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18.08.2005 General News

Shake up in top hierarchy of GES

By Daily Graphic.
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There has been a major shake up in the top hierarchy of the Ghana Education Service (GES) as part of measures to ensure effective implementation of the new educational reforms.

The service has also appointed new directors o education for all the newly created districts in the country.

Acting Director General, Michael Nsowah told the Graphic that the appointments would take effect from next month.

He said Mr Samuel Bannerman has been appointed as an additional deputy Director General in charge of quality and access to the service while Mrs Susan Kennedy the present Human Resource Management and Development has been moved to the Special Education Division as the new divisional director.

Mrs Nancy Hooper-Opoku of the Girls Education unit moves to the Human Resource Management and Development department as the acting director, whiles Mrs Rene O Boakye Boaten, Secretary to the GES Council takes over as the Ashanti Regional Director with Mrs Charlotte Bedford being transferred from Bibiani Anhwiaso District to the Inspectorate Division as Deputy Director.

Mr Nsowah said there were some vacancies created as a result of some of the directors and deputy directors going on retirement and those positions needed to be filled.

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