The Vice President,
Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has lauded the enormous contribution of teachers to Ghana’s socio-economic development .
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“These dedicated men and women are our unsung heroes, often working in less than ideal conditions and toiling hard not only to impart knowledge in us but to shape our moral code and prepare us to be responsible citizens” Vice President Bawumia declared in Accra on Friday 5th
The Vice President, who was speaking at the maiden edition of the ‘Ghana Teacher Prize awards’, formerly ‘National Best Teacher awards’, held at the Presbyterian Boys Senior High School (
“Teachers play a pivotal role in the development of our human resource and remain key in the achievement of the overall development of the country. To teach is to inspire, to challenge, to mold, to develop thinking, to sow seeds for the future. Let me
The success of the innovative double track system, which has provided access into Senior High Schools this year for an additional 180,000 JHS graduates, would largely depend on teachers, Vice President Bawumia
“Government is aware that no matter its best intention, the double track system will not be successfully executed and produce desired results without the teacher. We have had meaningful engagements with the various teacher unions on the double track system, and in all these engagements, the interests of the teacher have been primary.”
“I wish to assure our gallant teachers and their leaders that the government of President Nana Akufo-Addo is fully committed to the welfare of teachers. We are fully open to engagements with the profession on making improvements to your
The 2018 Most Outstanding Teacher Award was won by Forsey Nicholas of Bishop Herman Senior High School. For his prize, he takes away a three bedroom house worth Ghs180,000 and other assorted items.