29.05.2005 Education

Parents urged to support education sector

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Akim Oda, May 29, GNA - The Acting Principal of the Akim State College at Akim Oda, Nana Yaw Asare Djikunu has observed that Government efforts to ensure quality education would be meaningless unless the stakeholders played their complementary role effectively.

Nana Djikunu who was speaking at a Parent-Teacher Association(PTA) meeting of the school on Saturday, therefore asked parents and guardians not to shirk their responsibilities towards the boosting of teaching and learning.

The Vice Principal of the College, Mr Eric Osei, said arrears of school fees for last year amounted to 80 million cedis and appealed to parents to cultivate the habit of paying the fees regularly. Mr Osei advised parents to educate their children to desist from acts of indiscipline.

The Chairman of the PTA, Mr Mensah Quaye called for concerted efforts to complete the school's water project, to ease the perennial problem facing students.

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