Principal of Wiawso College of Education, Dr Emmanuel Carsemer has stressed the
need for the government to adequately resource colleges of education in
preparation towards the admission of the free SHS students.
following the large number of students that would be coming out from the free
SHS programme, it was imperative to provide the colleges with modern lecture
halls, hostels, dormitories, staff bungalows as well as lecturers to
effectively manage the numbers that would be admitted.
who made the call during the 12th congregation of the College at Sefwi Wiawso
the capital of Western North Region lauded the government for implementing the
free SHS programme.
In all 385
students graduated after completing a three-year Diploma programme in Basic
Education in areas like, Science, Technical and Vocational Skills as well as
colourful ceremony was attended by dignitaries including, the Sefwi Wiawso
Municipal Chief Executive, Louis Owusu Agyapong, the President of the Western
Regional House of Chiefs, Ogyeahoho Yaw Gyebi and the Sefwimanhene Katakyie
congregation was the first to be held since all colleges of education including
WATICO were transformed to be degree awarding institutions.
commended the graduands for successfully going through the three-year Diploma
course and stressed the need for each Ghanaian to have an entrepreneurial
appealed to the government to help complete the GETFUND projects which were
abandoned on campus so as to provide enough structures for the college.
Director of the Institute of Education at the University of Cape Coast (UCC),
Professor Frederick Ocansey, who conferred the Diploma on the graduands, urged
them to shun practices that dented the image of the teaching profession but
rather use the knowledge acquired to promote quality education at the basic
level, which was the foundation.
congratulated the graduands for coming out successfully after the strains and
stresses on campus including the industrial actions by their tutors.
Manager of Angel TV, Mrs Salomey Amoakowaa, who was the Guest Speaker, advised
the graduands to exhibit professional competence wherever they would be posted
out that there would be a lot of challenges outside and urged them to brand
themselves very well to stand out to surmount the competitive challenges.
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