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Ghana Education Service signs MoU with Youth Employment Agency

The Ghana Education Service and the Youth Employment Agency yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement was to allow GES over 7,000 youth to augment its non-teaching staff. The MoU, which was signed under the Youth Employment project dubbed “School Support Programme”, was done at the GES Conference Room in Accra.

Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa (Left). Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency, Mr Justin Kodua Frimpong (Right) signing an agreement

Giving a brief remark, Director-General of the Ghana Education Service, Prof. Kwasi Opoku-Amankwa indicated that the partnership with the YEA would support the increasing demand for non-teaching staff in the areas of security and kitchen staff in the 721 Senior High Schools across the country due to the increasing numbers of students in the schools.

The Chief Executive Officer of the Youth Employment Agency, Mr Justin Kodua Frimpong, also intimated that the model would run for two years per the structure of the agency and shortlisted candidates would be paid monthly through GETFund.

He added that an advertisement would be put out officially on Thursday, 24th October, 2019 for Ghanaians to apply for the various vacancies available.

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