Good Shepherd School opens ICT centre

Baba JamalThe Good Shepherd International School at Boadua near Akwatia, has celebrated its fifth anniversary with the inauguration of its ICT centre.

Inaugurating the facility, Alhaji Baba Jamal, Deputy Minister of Employment and Labour Relations, congratulated the school for establishing the centre, and advised the pupils to take the study of ICT seriously.

He said in the modern world, one’s education was not complete, if one was not computer-literate since most jobs required the use of computers.

Alhaji Jamal said advanced countries took the study of ICT seriously, whereas others lagged behind, saying that the government was encouraging and supporting the study of the subject because of its critical importance to national development.

He asked teachers to exercise patience in imparting knowledge to their pupils, while urging parents not only to encourage their wards to study hard, but to refrain from the use of abusive language .

As part of the event, Alhaji Jamal presented one desktop computer with accessories to the school.

The headmaster, Mr. Isaac Kwasi Duku, said the school which started with 15 pupils, now has a population of 320 pupils, with a staff of 16 teachers.

Mr Samuel Odoom, the proprietor, announced that the school would start Junior High education by next academic year. –GNA.

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