Alavanyo Paramount Queen builds capacity of Basic School Teachers

Alavanyo (V/R), July 1, GNA – Mamaga Ametor Hoebuadzu II, Paramount Queen of the Alavanyo Traditional Area, has organised a capacity building workshop for Basic School teachers in Alavanyo to enhance quality and effective teaching.

Topics under which the beneficiaries were trained include work-based learning, student-centred learning, teaching methodologies and community learning.

Mamaga Hoebuadzu speaking to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) disclosed that teachers were doing their best in the traditional area but thought there should be motivation or refreshed training on the current trends of teaching to enable them render their services well.

She said the objective of the workshop was to advance educational opportunities of the teachers and to introduce new skills to teaching and learning in order to raise the standards of teaching in Alavanyo schools.

Mamaga Hoebuadzu said the workshop would also enhance the professionalism of teachers in her area to contribute to the Alavanyo community in achieving its goals while it would improve the beneficiaries’ efficiency, ability, knowledge and motivation in their professional work.

Mr Edmund Batse, Chief Inspector of Schools, Hohoe Municipal Education Directorate, noted that the workshop would boost the morale of the teachers as well as get the capacity to do better than they were doing.

Mr Ebenezer Rexford Amankwah, Senior Trainer, Civil Service Training School and the Facilitator, said there was the need for ways of teaching to change to meet the present demands.

He said it was important for the teachers to get an insight of some of the new changes and be abreast with them to enable them to be motivated and contribute their quota to the development of students and the country at large.

Madam Goka Sroda Florence, a Teacher at the Alavanyo Kpeme United R.C. JHS, on behalf of the participants expressed gratitude to Mamaga Hoebuadzu for her immense support towards teaching and learning in the Area.

Some participants who spoke with GNA commended the Paramount Queen for her initiative and hoped it would improve the teaching and learning outcomes in the Alavanyo Traditional Area.