256 teachers sue GES over promotional exams failure

256 teachers sue GES over promotional exams failure

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Some 256 teachers have sued the Ghana Education Service (GES) and the Attorney General over their mass failure within the December 2021 promotional examinations.

The teachers, who’re on the Assistant Director Grade II position, sat for the Assistant Director Grade I promotion examination at the Ada Training College Centre.

Mr James Enu, counsel for the candidates (teachers), told the Ghana News Agency that not one of the 256 teachers, who wrote the exams at that centre passed, including that, such an incidence was weird.

Mr Enu said despite the fact that the candidates petitioned the GES to examine the problem, they had been knowledgeable that nothing untoward was discovered within the circumstances main to their failure.

He said the candidates, nonetheless, believed that the GES didn’t conduct any investigations into the problem, subsequently, he wrote on behalf of his clients to the Service to request for his or her scripts and scores, however no response was received to that impact.

He added that it was additionally worrying that the go mark for the exams was not disclosed to the candidates before they sat for it however fairly, they had been knowledgeable after the examination that that they had all failed the paper.

He said it was primarily based on these that the candidates took legal motion against the GES in search of the court docket to set apart the outcomes of the examination and order GES to furnish the candidates with their exams scores and scripts, in addition to put an injunction on the defendant to forestall them from organizing other exams till the dedication of the case.

Mr Oheneba Akyea Mensah, representatives of the teachers, said the problem had affected them psychologically, emotionally, and bodily making it troublesome for them to correctly discharge their duties as teachers.

Mr Mensah said throughout the exams a few of the candidates didn’t have index numbers and had been requested to use their employees numbers, including that one was additionally absent whereas one other obtained concerned in an accident however all of them had been declared as failed.

He said they wished to set a priority as this was not the primary time such incidents have occurred.

Meanwhile, the Tema High Court ‘B’ presided over by Justice Emmanuel Ankamah, has set December 12, 2022, for the motion of the appliance.

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