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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 legislation 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.


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About The Unit

This Unit of the Ghana Education Service wor with appropriate partner organisations and other actors to develop a comprehensive partnership framework to enhance the development of the educational sector.



The Partnership and Affiliation unit also provide an effective framework for creating, maintaining and strengthening existing collaborations with Partners which includes Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs), Faith Based Organizations (FBOs) including Churches as well as Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and in doing so identify opportunities for new alliances.

  • Ensure organizational capacity assessments (which include financial, governance, programmatic, gender, security and other aspects) are conducted for all potential partners on due diligence.
  • Provide a reference including a register and activity mapping of partners and affiliates.
  • Provide regulatory framework, Guidelines and actionable information to partners who are looking to support educational initiatives.
  • Set up a monitoring agreement with each partner, with a duel emphasis on compliance, as well as a monitoring plan to measure the impact and ability to implement good quality programmes.
  • To work at all times to build a close, two way working relationship where partners are respected, listened to and supported and to create an open channel to discuss challenges and constraints as they arise.

How To Apply to Partner With Ghana Education Service

  • Non-Governmental Organisations(NGOs) seeking to partner with the Ghana Education Service may apply to the Director General providing the information below. 
    1. Name of NGO/CBO/FBO
    2. Certificate of Registration/Incorporation
    3. Office(s) location (s) – Please include a valid GPS Address
    4. Active Contact (Phone/Address) (Head of Organisation and Education Focal Person)
    5. of Staff (CVs of focal people)
    6. Bankers
    7. Source of Funding for the proposed intervention (Please indicate if the programme/project is fully funded.
    8. Funding gaps (Please indicate key strategies to address)
    9. Title(s) of Project/Programme
    10. Scope
      1. of Districts
      2. Schools
      3. Communities
      4. Beneficiaries – Direct-Number (DEO, Teachers, Pupils)
        1. Indirect (Number)
      5. Duration of Intervention (Start dates-end dates)
      6. Evidence of organisation’s previous experience in similar projects (if any)
        1. b) Please include end of project/status report (if applicable)
      7. Interest area of the proposed Intervention:
        1. Access: Infrastructure/WASH
        2. Quality: Teacher Training/TLM’s/Supply of Text Books
        3. Management: Capacity Building (please specify area)
      8. Impact – What the intervention seeks to achieve (beneficiary and NGO)
      9. Level at which intervention will be focused/direct
        1. KG
        2. Primary
    • JHS
    1. SHS
    1. Indication of period (Term1, Term 2, or Term 3)
    2. Indicate specified intervention period
      1. (Instructional hours, Post Instructional hours, Weekends)

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The Unite operates only at the Headquarters level of the Ghana Education Service under the leadership of Director Frederick Birikorang.

He has partnered many NGOs and Faith based Organizations to deliver various interventions in the Ghana Education Service.

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