List of Information Classes and Types in GES’ custody that are Publicly Available

For the benefit of the public, the Classes and Information under GES’ custody have been compiled here.

There are categories and types of information that determine how Ghana Education Service (GES)operates.

For a better knowledge of how GES functions in accordance with the classes and information kinds in the possession, the aforementioned information will be made available to everyone in this article.

List of the numerous categories of information within the institution’s control

1. Administration Information

2. Secondary & Basic School Information 3. SHS Lists

4. Staff (Teachers)


5. School Supervision

6. Special Education Information

7. Guidance & Counselling Manuals

8. Girls Education Manuals

9. Newsletters

Processing and Application Decision

1. Application made under s.18 is submitted to the Information Unit/

Registry of the Public Institution.

2. The designated RTI Officer shall upon receipt of the application make a determination as to whether or not the

application is one that safeguards the life or liberty of a person within the ambit of s. 23 (7)

3. Where the application does not fall within the ambit of s. 23 (7), the RTI Officer shall within 14 days of receiving the request, engage the

relevant persons within the institution and the information-generating directorate to confirm the availability of the information requested.

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4. Where an EXTENSION of time is needed, RTIO shall comply with S. 25. IF NOT Notice of the Decision shall be communicated to the Applicant by or on the 14th working day from when the application was made.

5. The Decision shall where it confirms the availability of information state the manner in which access will be granted and whether or not access to the information shall be given in part and the reasons for giving only part. (s. 23(1)(2) (3).

6. Where the information requested shall be refused, the RTIO shall notify the applicant within 12 days of receiving the

application communicating the refusal of the application and the reason for refusal (where it falls within the exempt category (s.5-16); s.23 (1- 10); s.24; the RTIO shall state same as the reason too).

Personal Records Amendment

If a person who has been granted access to information found in a public institution’s records believes that the information is inaccurate, misleading, incomplete, or out-of-date and that the information represents their personal records, they may request that the information be amended.

How to Request an Amendment

a. The application should be in writing indicating;

▪ Name and proof of identity.

Particulars that will enable the records of the public institution identify the applicant

▪ The incorrect, misleading, incomplete, or the out-of-date information in the record.

Signature of the applicant

b. For incomplete information claimed or out- of-date records, the application should

be accompanied with the relevant information which the applicant considers necessary to complete the records.p

c. The address to which a notice shall be sent

should be indicated.

d. The application can then be submitted at the office of the public institution.

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