Educational statistics 55% open

Ghana

What data is expected?

Key national indicators of educational outcomes and performance. At minimum we assess national aggregates, split by sex and age for at least two school stages.

  • Enrolment and completion rates
  • Attendance and literacy rates
  • Exam results
  • Disaggregation by sex and age
  • Data available for two school stages or more
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes Users do not need to subscribe to get data.
Downloadable Yes Data from the Education Services' website that pulls data from the Education Management Information System (EMIS) run by the Ministry of Education can be downloaded as xls files. But data from their other website with pass rates can only be viewed on the website and there is no publication or data set available for download.
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No There is no explicit open licence or legal framework in this regard.
Up-to-date No Data from one of the Education Services' website which pulls data from the Education Management Information System (EMIS) run by the Ministry of Education is relatively out of date, with data-sets covering at most periods up to 2012. Data from the other website gives information for specific schools. For some of the schools, data available goes up to 2017, whilst for others to earlier years.
In an open and machine-readable format Other, TXT, XLS Some of the data is only available as HTML.
location href="http://www.ghanaeducationdata.com/Content/Other/Enrol_By_Grade.aspx" http://www.ghanaeducationdata.com/Content/Other/Enrol_B">rel="nofollow">http://www.ghanaeducationdata.com/Content/Other/Enrol_B - This Ghana Education Services website to provides statistical data on education mainly produced from the Education Management Information System (EMIS) run by the Ministry of Education. This website presents all the education data ranging from nursery/ kindergartens to primary and secondary schools since 2001 at national, regional, district as well as school levels., href="http://ghanaschoolsinfo.org/project/6265" http://ghanaschoolsinfo.org/project/6265">rel="nofollow">http://ghanaschoolsinfo.org/project/6265 - This is another of the Ghana Education Services website which offers other additional data including pass rates and geographical information of schools.
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I searched for education data for Ghana. The top hit was the Ghana Education Services website. But the data there did not have other dimensions like pass rates. So I also checked on the Ministry's website which got me a link to the other Education Services website with other data.
characteristics Enrolment and completion rates, Exam results, Disaggregation by sex and age, Data available for two school stages or more
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Ghana Education Service This is a government division responsible for Ghana’s pre-tertiary education (pre-primary, primary, and secondary schooling) under the Ministry of Education.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.ghanaeducationdata.com/Content/Other/Enrol_B - This Ghana Education Services website to provides statistical data on education mainly produced from the Education Management Information System (EMIS) run by the Ministry of Education. This website presents all the education data ranging from nursery/ kindergartens to primary and secondary schools since 2001 at national, regional, district as well as school levels.
   http://ghanaschoolsinfo.org/project/6265 - This is another of the Ghana Education Services website which offers other additional data including pass rates and geographical information of schools.
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Other, TXT, XLS
Reviewer   Mbongeni Hlabano
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Thu May 17 2018 19:32:38 GMT+0000 (UTC)