Teachers urged to ensure quality education

Mr Jacob A.M. Kor,Director-General,GESMr. Hebert Fred Kpor, the Birim Central Municipal Director of Education, has urged teachers to work diligently to enable them to fulfil their mandate of ensuring quality education.

He explained that quality education entailed effective teaching and learning, healthy interaction of teachers with students, parents and their colleague teachers, and abiding by rules and regulations on education.

Mr. Kpor gave the advice at a send-off ceremony in honour of the immediate past headmistress of the Akroso Senior High School (AKROSEC), Ms. Ablata M. Ansah, who served for seven years.

The Municipal Director of Education commended Ms. Ansah for her immense efforts to raise the academic standards of the school.

Nana Oduro Owusu, the Chairman of the Board of Governors of AKROSEC, also praised Ms. Ansah for supporting the building of an administration block, the girls’ dormitory, classroom blocks, the computer laboratory, library and acquisition of a vehicle.

Ms. Ansah, who had worked with the Ghana Education Service for 39 years, retired at the rank of Deputy Director of Education.

She expressed gratitude to the Akroso community, the chiefs, teachers, parents and students for their co-operation.

Mr. Sampson Agyiri-Nyarko, the headmaster of the school, said the school was established on January 20, 1992 with 122 students but now had a population of 1,500 with 61 teachers.

He appealed to the individuals, organisations and government to assist the school build a staff bungalow, acquire vehicles and construct a fence wall around the compound.

Ms. Ansah was given a certificate of honour, a citation from the Students Representative Council and gifts from the Parent-Teacher Association.

She, in turn, donated a pulpit to the school. – GNA


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