Mamprugu Moaduri District in the Northern region is not only improving in sanitation and rural electrification, but in education too.
Under the leadership of current District Chief Executive, (DCE) Hon. Abu Adam, the District has benefited from a three unit classroom block at Goriba, the same at Kusobi and yet a six unit classroom block at Kukoa.
Also, the District has formed an educational oversight committee to champion course of improving standard of education in the area. Among issues to be discussed by the committee according the DCE, were to deliberate ways and means to improve the Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) and to organise inter-school debate and quiz competitions.
The Committee would as well discuss best teacher and student award scheme.
The Hon. DCE expressed optimism that by the time all the objectives were discussed and implemented, and the fact that the District now has its own examination centre, he was sure education in the District would see remarkable improvement.
Hon. Adam said both the quiz and the debate would base on the BECE syllabi so that the students would gain some more knowledge, mastery and confidence in answering the BECE questions during their final year examinations.
He said for recent Senior High School teacher recruitment; the District had benefitted from recruiting six more teachers.
And that through effort of the former Member Parliament (MP) for Yagaba Constituency and current National Director of the National Service Scheme, Mr. Yussif Mustapha the area had received some members of the National Service Association who contributed their quota to development of the area. The Hon. DCE emphasised ‘this is the first time this District has received such a gesture from the Association.’
Also, according to him, the former MP also donated some 900 exercise books to pupils and students in the District.
The DCE was proud to announce that School Feeding Programme in the District had been expanded to cover five more schools, bringing total number of schools under the programme to 14.
Besides, some tertiary students from the area benefitted from financial support ranging from 250 to 500 Cedis each depending on the amount a student was paying as fees.
Story Author : ghanadistricts.com