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2 DAY REFRESHER TRAINING FOR 50 LOWER PRIMARY TEACHERS. IN THE WEST GONJA DISTRICT

By Ms Shallom Lumor

The Ghana Education Service in collaboration with World Vision has organized a 2day refresher training for 50 lower primary school teachers in the Damongo District.

The Training started on January 25, 2012 and ended on January 26, 2012 successfully.

The endeavor is to train the teachers on areas such as lesson note preparations, classroom management, Teacher/pupil relationships, teacher learning materials preparations, school administration and identification of specialized children and how to manage them.

The Participants were from some selected public schools whereas Private Schools teachers were forming majority of the participants. These teachers were from some surrounding villages including larabanga, Nabori, SorNo3, Atsubunyor, Frafra Settlement, and Canteen.

However, the well –resourced facilitators present were Mr. Katribi Dramani the Basic Education and Special Needs Officer of Ghana Education Service, Mrs. Abiba Baba, the Deputy Director Planning Officer of GES and Mr. Baba Roland the Headmaster of Canteen Junior High School.

The teachers respond and participation was encouraging and heartwarming. Moreover, the teachers were taught skills in teaching lower primary pupils and how to get their own learning materials ready for teaching.

In addition, there were also shown the signs to look out for in identifying special needs children and how to handle them with care and love.

Shallom Lumor
Princesshallom@yahoo.com
West Gonja District- Damongo.