The Ministry of Education has extended the deadline for placement of Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates who qualified for Senior High School (SHS) placement but were not posted.

The Ministry gave parents and guardians some additional days to complete the placement and registration process for their wards up to September 7, 2017 to complete the registrations.

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This follows a plea by the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) calling on the Ghana Education Service (GES) to extend the deadline for placement of the candidates.

The ministry said following the outcome of the Computerised School Selection Placement System (CSSPS), they have received reports from some parents and guardians over difficulty in accessing the website provided for completing the placement process.

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A statement signed by Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum, stated that, "The ministry has been working with the National Information Technology Agency (NITA) to resolve this challenge and wishes to assure the general public of immediate full access.

"In view of the challenges experienced, the deadline for accessing the internet to complete the placement process has been extended to midnight on Thursday, 7th September 2017."

The statement added that individuals having challenges can contact the ministry on 0302747778 or 0302749017.