The Director of Ghana education services in Kwabre East Municipal, Baffour Atta-Asare has stated that the ministry of education and national teaching council’s teachers licensure examination is a good initiative to making teachers more professionals.
Since the introduction of the licensure exams, many people and organization including former President John Dramani Mahama and the National Association of Graduate Teachers (NAGRAT) have called on the government to quickly abolish the controversial teacher licensure exams to be able to employ more teachers.
However, speaking at a graduation ceremony organized by Mary Afriyie SDA preparatory school at Mamponteng in the Kwabre East municipality of the Ashanti region, the Education director stressed that in every professional organization there must be something that clearly identifies its status, therefore the need to write teachers’ lincense exams.
Baffour Atta-Asare commenting on the GES decision to revert to the old standard academic calendar which was disrupted due to Covid-19 assured that it will relief parents in January 2024 when they would be buying books for their wards right after the Christmas festivities.
The School Board chairman and Assembly man for Mamponteng, Hon. Baffour Ampadu-Kyere advising parents to shun spending money on funeral garments appealed to the government to support the school with tables&chairs and cement to complete their self-help classroom storey block project.
Meanwhile the Headteacher of the Mary Afriyie SDA preparatory school, Mr Omane Agyakum Kwabena explained the purpose of which the graduation gathering was held that to open the school to the public and solicit for assistance in any form to support the school computer laboratory.
Story filed by: Deborah Nkrumah