Richard Ebaah Obeng, the Western North Regional Minister, has launched an initiative dubbed: “One-Little one One-Desk” to offer furnishings for college kids within the Western North Area.
He known as on the municipal and district chief executives within the space to play a important position by soliciting funds to assist the initiative to offer everybody an opportunity to schooling.
Obeng mentioned schooling was one of many topmost priorities of President Nana Akufo-Addo and, as a Regional Minister, he wouldn’t deviate from that.
“We’ll work to make sure that each scholar within the Area has entry to furnishings regardless of his or her location,” he mentioned.
The Minister mentioned throughout a tour of colleges within the Area, he noticed the shortage of furnishings was a serious defect within the schooling system, therefore the initiative.
He introduced that the Regional Coordinating Council had arrange a committee, chaired by the Regional Coordinating Director, to obtain donations in assist of the venture and warranted that each donation can be shared correctly.
All of the 9 municipal and district assemblies pledged between GHC50,000 and GHC100,000 to assist the initiative.
Oscar Ofori Larbi, the Member of Parliament for Aowin, recommended the Regional Minister and his crew for the daring determination to assist enhance educating and studying within the space and pledged GHC20,000 to assist the venture.
Stephen Kwaku Owusu, the Western North Regional Director of Schooling, mentioned: “Authorities is doing effectively and should be extremely recommended for the introduction of instructional reforms resembling Instructor Professionalism, Commonplace Base Core on the Kindergarten to Main six Stage and the Frequent Core Programme on the Junior and Senior Highschool ranges aimed toward bettering schooling.”
He emphasised that spacing performed a pivotal position in schooling and efforts to get furnishings for colleges should be supported by all.
Owusu mentioned the Western North Area had a deficit of 76,000 desks and that the Regional Schooling Directorate wanted a complete of seven,971 hexagonal desks on the Kindergarten degree, 15,000 twin desks on the decrease main, 33,021 at higher main and 17,900 on the junior highschool.
He acknowledged that the shortage of furnishings had led to low enrollment and educating and studying, particularly on the primary degree, and known as on stakeholders to assist the initiative to be able to enhance upon schooling.