Parents asked to support teachers
The Tafohene of Kumasi, Nana Agyen Frimpong has called on parents to support teachers impart quality education and knowledge to their children. He said, training and educating children involves the collaborative efforts of teachers and parents at all levels, adding that, as soon as one fails to perform, it becomes a problem for the other.
Nana Frimpong was speaking on behalf of the Asantehene, Otumfuo Osei Tutu at the 10th anniversary celebration and Speech and Prize-Giving Day of Charity Preparatory/Junior High School at Bremang New Town, a suburb of Kumasi.
He said education plays a unique role in the socio-economic development of every nation and stressed the need for all stakeholders to complement government's efforts aimed at improving the living standards of people.
The proprietor of the pchool said the school's performance in the Basic Education Examination Certificate has been good.
Dr. Mensah urged parents to ensure that they encourage their children to be interested in education, since it is the bedrock of human development.