432k Students Get Placements In SHS

A total of 432,405 students representing. 91.2 percent of candidates have so far gotten placements in various Senior High Schools (SHS) nationwide.

Minister of Education, Matthew Opoku Prempeh, made this known to the media at a press conference on Thursday September 19, 2019, in Accra.

Out of the number, he said, self-placement figure stood at 81,383, representing 17.1 percent, while automatic placement figure stood at 351,022, representing 74.1 percent.

He stated that those were the figures as at Thursday, September 19, 2019.

According to him, total number of SHS was 72, adding that total number of qualified candidates was 473, 728.

He recounted the breach of the self-placement model on September 9, 2019.

According to him, between September 9, 2019 and September 11, 2019, 22,536 entered schools through self-placement of which 1,449 entered the category A schools.

Some anomalies greeted the placements of students to Senior High, Vocational and Technical Schools this year through Computerized School Selection and Placement Systems (CSSPS).

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