GES academic calendar for 2022/23 is a schedule of all of the events that occur in an academic year. These events may include examination dates, spring break or reading week and the last day of the semester. Academic calendars—and the dates included—can be presented at the semester level or as part of an academic year-long calendar.
About the GES
The Ghana Education Service (GES) was established, as part of the Public Service of Ghana, in 1974 by NRCD 247 and was subsequently amended by NRCD 252, 357 and SMCD 63. Under the forth Republican Constitution of Ghana, these earlier legislations have been amended by Acts of Parliament, including Act 506 (1994) and Act 778 (2008). The GES is governed by a fifteen-member Council called the GES Council.
GES is responsible for the implementation of approved national pre-tertiary educational policies and programs to ensure that all Ghanaian children of school-going age irrespective of tribe, gender, disability, religious and political affiliations are provided with inclusive and equitable quality formal education.
There are four (4) main programmes under the GES and these are:
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- Pre-tertiary education management including Headquarters Divisions, Regional and District directorates
- Basic Education, comprising Kindergarten, Primary and Junior High Schools
- Secondary Education comprising Senior high School (SHS) and Technical and Vocational Education Training (TVET)
- Special and Inclusive Education
GES Academic Calendar for 2022/23
Single Track Calendar
Transitional Calendar (SHS)
Alternate 2022 Academic Calendar for KG/PRIMARY and JHS with Mid Semester Break at Easter
Ghana Education Service seeks to create an enabling environment in all educational institutions and management positions that will facilitate effective teaching and learning and efficiency in the management for the attainment of the goals of the Service.
To ensure that all Ghanaian children of school-going age are provided with inclusive and equitable quality formal education and training through effective and efficient management of resources to make education delivery relevant to the manpower needs of the nation.