The acting Director, News of the Graphic Communications Group Limited (GCGL), Mrs Mavis Kitcher, has advised basic schoolchildren to make the Junior Graphic newspaper their companion while in school to help widen their horizons.
The Eastern Regional Director of the Department of Gender, Miss Juliana Abbeyquaye, has advised parents to desist from accepting money or gifts from people who abuse their children but to report them to the appropriate authorities for prosecution.
Mrs Leonicia Langkpier, the Upper West Regional Manageress of the Catholic Education Unit has called on parents to assist teachers to instil discipline in children to enable them to grow up to become responsible adults.
The Joy FM Kids Olympics began last Saturday at the Saint Anthony Anglican Church and the Lincoln Community School compounds at Abelenkpe in Accra with hundreds of schoolchildren turning up to compete for laurels in various events.
This year’s Basic Education Certificate Examination (BECE) for Private Candidates is underway at 11 centres across the country, with candidates writing Mathematics, Ghanaian Language and Culture today.