The Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has scheduled the conduct of the 2021 Population and Housing Census (PHC) in June 2021. The 2021 PHC will be Ghana’s first digital population and housing census, following previous censuses that were less underscored with information and technological innovations. Besides, the Ghana Statistical Service (GSS) has scheduled a date for training all field officers (Enumerators and Supervisors) for the commencement of the 2021 Population and Housing Census.
When will 2021 PHC field officer’s training begins
Information revealed that the final shortlisted enumerators will be announced in the coming weeks. Also, training of field officers will begin on May 31, 2021.
Besides, the management of the service stated that from Wednesday, May 5, 2021, there will be an ongoing general screening exercise for all shortlisted enumerators and supervisors across the district level. Therefore, applicants are to note that the final selections of field officers will be assessed on the field officer’s Manual and the field trainer’s guide as well as the following documents.
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2021 PHC field officer’s manual
Henceforth, among the requirements for adhering to the demands of conducting a digital census, field Officer’s Manual has been prepared for the Enumerators and Supervisors to utilize during training and data collection. Thus, this manual should be used as reference material for all persons involved with the implementation of the 2021 PHC to achieve complete coverage and quality data collection.
Accordingly, census officers are required to read this manual thoroughly to guide them to collect, compile and sync data. It is also essential that census officials continuously study this manual alongside other census instruments thoroughly to gain an in-depth understanding of the census work
2021 PHC field trainer’s guide
Field Trainer’s Guide has been prepared for all levels of trainers to utilize during training and data collection. The guide is a complement to the Field Officer’s Manual and provides guidelines on how to conduct training in a standardized manner. The overarching purpose is to ensure that training across the country at all levels conform to the same set of guidelines. Thus, this guide should be used as a reference for all trainers of the 2021 PHC to ensure effective and standard high-quality training and ultimately achieve complete coverage and quality data collection. Accordingly, trainers are required to read this guide thoroughly to guide them to prepare for and conduct training. It is also essential that census officials continuously study this brochure alongside other census instruments thoroughly to gain an in-depth understanding of the census work.
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