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22.12.2007 Education

64 Winneba Teachers Honoured

By Times Reporter -
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THE Awutu-Effutu-Senya District Directorate of the Ghana Education Service and the District Assembly have honoured 64 teachers and non-teaching staff for their hard work.

The award winners received television sets, table- top refrigerators, orthopedic mattresses and pillows, gas cookers with cylinders and tape recorders. The theme for the occasion was: 'The Role of the Motivated Teacher in the New Educational Reform.' Presenting the items to the award winners at Winneba, Mr Solomon Abbam Quaye, District Chief Executive, urged them to work harder to promote education in the area. Mr Abbam Quaye commended individuals and institutions that donate items towards the event. He called on individuals and organisations to complement the governments efforts to motivate teachers to enable them to turn out qualified and good citizens. Mr Daniel Kweku Arhin, District Director of Education, urged parents to appreciate the good work of teachers and cooperate with them so that they could give off their best. He advised teachers to be disciplined to enhance the image of their profession. Mrs Rita Ackon, a retired educationist commended teachers for their contribution towards the development of children in the country.