Introduction

Secondary Education Division (SED) is a division under the Ghana Education Service (GES). The division is to assist the GES implement and monitor MOE policies, guidelines on equitable access to education, improvement of quality education, effective education management, promotion and the demystification of Science, Mathematics, Technology & Engineering at the Second Cycle level.



Vision Statement

To create an enabling environment in all Second Cycle Institutions and Management positions that will sustain effective teaching and learning in Second Cycle Schools and promote management efficiency within the Secondary Education Division.



Mission Statement

To provide for, support, guide, coordinate, regulate and promote quality Education to all children at the Second Cycle level in Ghana for national integration, individual and national development.



Our Mandate

  • Provide equitable access for Second Cycle Education
  • Improve quality of Second Cycle Education
  • Ensure efficiency and improved management in Second Cycle Institutions
  • Enhancing the Public Private School Partnership
  • Addressing all cross cutting issues



  • Duties of the Divisional Director of the Secondary Education Division

  • To maintain an efficient management of Second Cycle schools in Ghana
  • Provide equitable access to Secondary Education in the country
  • Improve quality of Secondary Education
  • Coordinate and maintain efficiency and improved management in Second cycle schools
  • Promote public private partnership and community participation
  • Member of Education Management Committee (strategic Plan), carrying out directives from the Director-General and the Deputy Director-General
  • Promotion and the demystification of Science, Mathematics, Technology & Engineering at the Second Cycle level



  • Duties of the Head of the Science Education and ICT Unit

  • As Head of the Unit. Coordinate, monitor and evaluate all science technology and mathematics education activities at the pre-tertiary level on regular basis and make recommendation that would enhance their effectiveness for the achievement of our national goals (demystifying the study of science).
  • Develop, implement and popularize science and technology through activities such as Science Technology Mathematics Innovation & Engineering (STMIE) clinics, competitions, other science, technology, mathematics camp for students, workshops/seminars, science fairs, newspaper production, posters, information pamphlets, science clubs in schools, etc with interventions for the girl-child and special needs students.



  • Duties of the CSSPS Coordinator

    Coordinate and set criteria for placement of BECE candidates. Intensive public education and organize workshops for the sensitization of Stakeholders on registration and school selection by students and expectation of WAEC and GES. Manage the student information system; complaints and feedback mechanisms. Educate public on the CSSPS. Request for signed lists of students. Perform test run of online school selection.




    Duties of the Head of Monitoring, Evaluation and Research

    Coordinate and set criteria for placement of BECE candidates. Intensive public education and organize workshops for the sensitization of Stakeholders on registration and school selection by students and expectation of WAEC and GES. Manage the student information system; complaints and feedback mechanisms. Educate public on the CSSPS. Request for signed lists of students. Perform test run of online school selection.




    Secondary Education Improvement Project (SEIP)

    The project development objective is to increase access to Senior Secondary Education in underserved districts and improve quality in low-performing senior high schools. The project supports the Government’s Day Senior High Schools program through two components:

  • Support to increase Access with Equity and Quality in Senior High School
  • Management, Research and Monitoring and Evaluation.



  • Duties of the School Programs Officer

    Response to complaints from stakeholders on school fees charged and ensure compliance of Government directives, organizing school databases and essay competitions, focal person for MOE/GES AYA in-school project, organizing national and international celebrations, representing the Division on national committees on child protection, organizing talks to student clubs on career guidance, listening and study skills as well as time management, investigate issues and make recommendations to Director, Secondary Education Division.





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