The National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA) has indicated that all pre-tertiary school proprietors have up to the end of the year to license their schools.
This was revealed on Wednesday 5th May, 2021 during a stakeholders engagement meeting at Elmina, Coconut Grove Hotel in the Central Region which saw the participation of over some 100 school proprietors from private and public schools.There were some representations from the Ghana Education Service (GES) and other School Associations.
Speaking at the occasion, the Executive Director and the Inspector-General of Schools of the National Schools Inspectorate Authority (NaSIA), formerly the National Inspectorate Board (NIB), Dr. Haggar Hilda Ampadu indicated that all Pre-tertiary School Proprietors must register their schools with the Registrar General’s Department (RGD) as business entities before they can be licensed by NaSIA. However, all Pre-tertiary Schools have up to the end of 2021 to license their schools.
She revealed that licensing fee is non-negotiable however School Proprietors can request for a payment plan from NaSIA.
According to the Executive Director, NaSIA’s utmost aim is to support Schools to improve and succeed in the system.
She therefore indicated that Regional and District Offices will soon be in place to decentralise the administrative functions of NaSIA.
She also reminded all school owners in Ghana that the Act 1023 requires them to acquire a license from NaSIA before they can operate.