The Shai Osudoku District Chief Executive (DCE) Fred Offei has urged teachers i to make teaching and learning attractive to the new entrants entrusted in their care.
That he explained was the only way the new comers could be gingered to attend school every day.
According to him as first comers they would feel intimidated and unwanted, if they are not treated with care and urged teachers to let the children feel comfortable and encouraged to attend school regularly.
The DCE tasked parents to a least accompany their wards daily to school for the first two weeks in order to get first-hand information on any challenge they might face as new comers.
Mr Offei made these remarks when he toured some Basic schools to get first-hand information on the preparations made by school authorities on the re-opening of schools and any challenge they might encounter as they receive the new entrants.
Accompanied by officials of the assembly and the district education directorate, the DCE presented education materials and goodies to the new entrants.
At the Atikuma Basic School, 16 new entrants were recorded, the Ayikuma Roman Catholic Basic recorded 30 pupils with Dodowa Presby A Basic and the Dodowa Newtown Basic recording 18 each.
Mr Offei assured the educational authorities of providing them with the needed logistics to improve educational delivery in their respective schools.
He urged parents not to see governments Free Education Policy as an opportunity to shun parental roles but support the teachers by constantly monitoring the performance of their wards.
Mr Offei who was impressed by the love and care has shown the children by the teachers’ tasked the pupils to respect their parents and teachers in other to become role models in their communities.
The District Director of Education, Harriet Lomotey urged the teachers and their pupils to strictly observe the COVID-19 safety protocols in order to be safe from the virus.
FROM LAWRENCE VOMAFA-AKPALU