By: Benjamin Owusu | Voltaonlinegh |
The Paramount Chief of Challa Traditional Area in the Nkwanta South Municipality of the Oti Region, Nana Kennewu Chedere Addo II has charged government to invest more in basic education especially the Kindergarten to ensure that the educational system of Ghana had a very strong foundation.
Nana Chedere Addo noted that early childhood and primary education were the foundation of the educational system so government must ensure that proper attention and logistics were provided to promote quality education in the country.
He made this call during the opening ceremony of a week-long training workshop for 771 teachers in the municipality on the new curriculum for basic schools.
He appealed to stakeholders especially parents and government to provide an incentive package for teachers to encourage them to put in their best for the development of pupils.
Nkwanta South Municipal Coordinating Director, Alhaji Yussif Ibrahim entreated teachers to take the training very serious in order to improve on the falling standard of education in the area.
Municipal Director of Education, Stephen Kwame Tsuartofe expressed optimism the new curriculum would create an easy environment for children to study.
Chairman, Nkwanta South branch of Ghana National Association of Teachers (GNAT), Maxwell Djoko appealed to government to resource teachers with logostics to improve teaching and learning in schools.