Effia (W/R), Oct. 6, GNA – Mr Cosmos Enuu
Kwaw, the Sekondi-Takoradi Metro GNAT Secretary, has called on all pupil
teachers within the educational sector to endeavour to upgrade their knowledge by
taking advantage of the various courses run by colleges of education.
He said being acquainted with the right
knowledge and delivering same to pupils and students alike with all commitment
and enthusiasm was among the ways of achieving quality teaching and learning in
a learner friendly atmosphere.
The Metropolitan GNAT Secretary said this to
the Ghana News Agency during some sporting activities held to mark the World
Teachers Day celebration in Takoradi.
The event was held under the theme: “The Right
to Education Means the Right to Qualified Teachers”.
Fifteen Locals, making the Metro GNAT, engaged
in football, volley ball, spoon racing and hand ball as a means of exercising
and bringing the teachers closer to socialize and pick some ideas from each
other to improve upon teaching and learning in public schools.
The Metro Office which begun the celebration
with a prayer session yesterday, prayed for strength, wisdom and knowledge,
grace and ability to teach and teach well in the coming years in their profession.
Mr Kwaw said every year, the Secretariat
organises the sporting activities to expose young professionals to the
experienced ones, release stress and have fun from the pressures of quality
Mr Kwaw urged headteachers within the STMA,
EKMA and Shama districts which formed the Metro to continually release teachers
to participate in the celebration.
Mrs Elisabeth Akuoko, the Metro Director of
Education, who kicked the ball to symbolize the beginning of the games,
commended the organizers for the programme.
She also used the opportunity to urged them to
give of their best to inherit God’s blessings and be proud of their products in