Sixty-four teachers of basic and second-cycle schools in the Awutu-Effutu-Senya District have been honoured for their hard work at a ceremony at Winneba.
The programme, organised by the district directorate of the Ghana Education Service and the district assembly, had the theme: 'The Role of the Motivated Teacher in the New Educational Reforms.'
The award winners received television sets, table-top refrigerators, orthopaedic mattresses and pillows, gas cookers with cylinders and DVD players.
Presenting the items to the award winners, Solomon Abbam Quaye, District Chief Executive, urged them to work harder to promote education in the area.
He commended the individuals and institutions that donated items towards the event, and called on others to help motivate teachers to enable them to turn out qualified and good students.
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 of 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.