Francis Duku-Boateng, GNA
Sept. 12, GNA - Ms Comfort Asante, the New Juaben North Municipal Chief
Executive (MCE), has called on parents to combine both formal and informal
training in the education to their wards.
She said that a
child's development should not only depend on what he gets from the school but
also societal values and norms that are taught by parents and the entire
She said this in an
interview with the Ghana News Agency after leading a group including the New
Juaben North Municipal Director of Education and some staff of the Assembly on
a tour to some schools of Oyoko near Effiduase, to welcome newly-admitted
pupils on their first day in school.
Ms Asante said the
initiative forms part of the effort to encourage newly admitted pupils to stay
and be happy in school.
teachers and pupils in the schools visited, Ms Asante urged the school children
to learn and work hard to achieve their aspirations.
She advised the
teachers to make teaching their topmost priority, adding that an education
founded on a solid foundation in the early stages of the pupil’s life is the
basic ingredient that reveals the good work of a teacher.
She stressed the
need for teachers and parents to live exemplary lives for the pupils to
drinks, biscuits, slates, pencils and school uniforms were distributed to over
100 pupils at the Mpaem and Oyoko schools.
Ms Beverly Dansoa
Bartels, Municipal Education Director, called on teachers to use the new
carriculum to teach the pupils.
She said the new
introduced syllabus by the Ghana Education Service (GES) is predicated on the
practical aspect of education and this is aimed at making teaching and learning