The HRMD is a coherent and holistic approach to the management of people that requires and develops organizational structures and systems, individual attitudes and behavior.  The HRMD unit implement policies which relate to management, development and administration of human resources (Personnel/Manpower) of the metro education directorate with approval from the Metro Director of education.


To be a strategic partner and catalyst for organizational excellence, talent development, and employee well-being, driving the transformation of the Tema Metro Education Directorate into a world-class educational institution.


Our mission is to strategically manage and develop human resources within the Tema Metro Education Directorate to foster a culture of excellence, equity, and professional growth. We are dedicated to attracting, nurturing, and retaining highly skilled and motivated individuals, while promoting inclusivity, continuous learning, and effective collaboration to enhance the quality of education for all.


  • Training and Development
  • Create a safe work environment and ensuring safe welfare.
  • Handle disciplinary actions.
  • Repost newly trained teachers, recruits, National Service Personnel in consultation with the Metro Director.
  • Transfer of teachers.
  • Handling of promotions below the rank of Principal Superintendent.
  • Responsible for School Health Education Programme (SHEP).
  • Processing applications for Maternity Leaves, Study Leaves with or without pay.
  • Handling of Official Correspondence.
  • Responsible for Peripatetic matters.
  • Handling selection interviews.


Listed below are some of the Achievement of Tema Metro HRMD Unit to demonstrate commitment to excellence and impact on the education sector. 

  • On Talent acquisition and retention, the unit successfully implemented strategies to attract highly qualifies teachers and staff members to the Tema Metro Education Directorate.
  • With Professional Development Programmes, the Unit designed and executed comprehensive professional development programmes to enhance the knowledge, skills and competencies of teachers and staff. They include workshops, seminars and training sessions (Differentiated Learning, Standard-Based Curriculum, Common Core Programme, etc.) on various subjects, including instructional strategies, classroom management, technology integration and leadership developments. These programmes contributed to the continuous growth and improvement of educators and facilitators, ultimately benefiting the students/learner, first, in the Tema Metro and then the second cycle schools.
  • The National Teaching Council (NTC) organized various activities as in Teacher licensing, including (NTC) service provider trainings in different categories of Continuous Professional Development of Teachers, The Ghana Teacher Prize ceremony and Right to Play trainings for facilitators on some of the interventions in our schools to support and enhance the skills of facilitators.

The following are few awards earned by the HRMD Unit at the second cycle schools level and these are:

  • National Science & Mathematics Quiz, 2022, CHEMU Senior High School reached the semi-finals, MEDASS reached quarter finals, Our Lady of Mercy Senior High won first position in the ‘WHAT DO YOU KNOW ON WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY’.
  • In 2022 and 2023, CHEMU Senior High School won the Oratory Competition, the Public Speaking Competition and the National Debate Regional Champions respectively.  Tema Technical Institution also won the Eye of TVET in 2022, second cycle Environment Recycling Competition organized by Lion’s Club and Zoom Lion’s in 2023. Manhean Senior High/Technical won the Renewable Energy Competition in 2022 and CHEMU Senior High School the Renewable Energy Competition in 2023.
  • St. Paul’s Methodist JHS won the Junior or Basic School NSMQ competition in the region and represented the region in Kumasi 2022
  • Oninku Drive 1 J.H.S won the 66th Independence Day match pass regional commission.
  • Grace Presbyterian Church of Ghana at Community 9 constructed a classroom block, a computer laboratory and handed over twenty-four (24) computers to Redemption Valley Primary School.
  • Hon. Isaac Ashai Odamtten, Member of Parliament for Tema East Constituency donated twenty (20) computer and a screen to Seventh Day Adventist (S.D.A) Basic School at Tema New Town.
  • He also supported the ‘Brilliant but Needy’ students in the ‘Back to School’ Programme with and chop boxes full of provisions and items for school.
  • Party on the Train Programme was organized for Basic School Learners and facilitators from the Public and Private schools.
  • Organized ‘Miss Centre of the World’ Programme for JHS Learners in Tema Central to gain knowledge in Tourism and why Tema is seen as the Centre of the world.  
  • Ms Letifa Lamiokor Lamptey received an award for the 2018 Ghana Teacher Prize for Non-Teaching Category.
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