By: Benjamin Owusu | Voltaonlinegh.com |
The Volta Regional Director of Education, Enyonam Amafugah has advised teachers in the region to adopt alternative disciplinary measures to end students’ rioting.
According to her, alternative discipline will guide students using non-violent response, adding that the new model would also allow teachers to create a positive environment so that students can understand the values modeled to them.
She made this call at Nkwanta Senior High School when she inaugurated the Board of Members of the school and handed over 16 motorbikes to teachers whose motorbikes were destroyed during students’ riot on October 28, 2018.
Students of Nkwanta South Senior High School on October 28, went on rampage and ransacked teachers’ bungalows, destroyed 16 motorbikes and school properties.
The Nkwanta South Municipal Director of Education, Stephen Kwame Tsuatorfe thanked Management for fulfilling their promise and assured that discipline would be ensured to achieve academic excellence.
Speaking to the school Bursar, Aaron Alfreh Nsia, he indicated that all the properties that were destroyed by students had been repaired to ensure effective teaching and learning in the school.
Chief of Nkwanta Adele, Nana Amoah Boafo III also thanked the school authorities for ensuring that teachers who had their properties destroyed during the riot had been duly compensated.
Nana Boafo advised the students to eschew immoral behaviours that have the tendency of destroying school properties and landing them into problems.
Some teachers whose motorbikes were destroyed were grateful for the replacement and promised to put the incident behind them and ensure effective teaching and learning in the school.