The Ghana Education Service (GES) has released approved fees for the 2014/2015 academic year for students in all government-assisted senior high and technical schools (SHSs). Fresh students in boarding houses will payGhc668.50 each while their day counterparts will be paying Ghc355.50.
The amount include Ghc175 for school uniform and clothing for both boarding and day students,approved teaching and learning support fees and Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) levies.
For continuing students, fees approved payable per term is Ghc385 for boarding students and
Ghc73 for day students.
A letter signed by the acting Director-General of the GES, Mr Charles Y. Aheto-Tsega, and addressed to all heads of senior high/technical schools, however, stated that foreign students were required to pay a tuition fee of Ghc1,000 per term.
In addition to the tuition fees,foreign students were required to pay other charges that were applicable such as boarding fees and approved PTA levies.The GES had also approved a PTA levy of Ghc35, which included development levy of Ghc10 and utilities of Ghc5 for boarding students and Ghc3 for day students.
Parents print this document so when heads of institutions charge exorbitant fees, you show them approved fees from GES. Never let your ward stay home till next term.