Two basic schools in the northern and the southern parts of the Western Region have emerged winners of the maiden edition of the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation (GNPC) Foundation Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Quiz Competition for public basic schools in the region.
The Head of Operations and Case Management of the Department of Social Welfare, Mr Felix Logah, has appealed to the Ghana Education Service (GES) to make it mandatory for caregivers and teachers to go through some level of assessment before given the opportunity to teach and care for children.
The Head of Clinic of the Centre for Plant Medicine Research, Mampong, Dr Mavis Boakye-Yiadom, has advised parents to be cautious when giving herbal medicines to children to prevent them from suffering any harmful effects.
The Omanhene of the Oguaa Traditional Area, Osabarima Kwesi Atta II, has called on Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates to do their best so that they can gain admission to schools of their choice.
The Chairman of the Ghana Education Service (GES) Council, Mr Michael Nsowah has asked private basic schools which do not have proper dormitory facilities but are camping Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) candidates in makeshift facilities to put a stop to the practice.