Ga S. Headteachers Brainstorm

M.V.V.K. Demanya (Ag. General SecretaryThe Ga South Municipal Conference of Heads of Basic Schools (CoHBS), has held its last conference for the year at Weija, under the theme: “Promoting the head-teacher’s professional development and health for quality education delivery.”

The meeting brought together about 150 head-teachers from the public schools, circuit supervisors and senior education officers from within the municipality.

In his opening remarks, Mr. John Gyasten, chairman of the conference, expressed delight about members’ hard work and commitment to duty.

He urged his colleagues to use the limited resources at their disposal to help in reversing the dwindling educational standards.

Mr Anthony Kwaku Amoah, Public Relations Officer for the Ghana School Project, a non-governmental organisation, lauded head teachers for their immense contributions to the promotion of quality education delivery in the country.

Mr. Amoah reminded the head-teachers to consider themselves as captains, coaches, mentors, supervisors and managers of their schools, and strive to give of their best.

He appealed to government to support head-teachers to update their knowledge and competencies on new trends in areas like management, accounting, statistics, guidance and counselling and ICT so that they would have the capacity to be innovative and remain relevant in changing education environment.

The event was marked by a free health screening for participants on malaria, diabetes, hypertension and general body fitness.

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