Headmaster renovates school, implore others to do same to support government
The newly posted Headmaster to Jamdede D/A Primary School in the Berekum West district of the Bono region, Mr. Simon Awalinga has renovated the deplorable state of his new school through the support of the Ghana Accountability For Learning Outcomes Project (GALOP) and other stakeholders to ensure the building structure becomes attractive to effectively houses the learners, teachers and the entire working population of the school.
The school building which was in very poor and deplorable condition over the years compelled most parents to drive their wards away from the school due to fear of its collapse. The Headmaster, Mr. Awalinga upon arriving at the school saw it necessary to put up some renovation measures to ensure the school meets its standard for effective teaching and learning processes.
Speaking to Angel News after the renovation, Mr. Simon Awalinga entreated all other teachers and colleague Headmasters to embrace maintenance culture to ensure the long-lasting of projects and the school facilities they manage rather than putting all the burden on governments adding that an attempt to start something positive for the society and the institution one manages will pull more support from well-wishers to facilitate successful completion of what was started.
The Vice Chairman of the School Management Committee (SMC), Wofa Abu emphasized the improvement instituted by the headmaster within this short period of his arrival at the school and that, he must be maintained in the school for longer periods to continue his good deeds for the betterment of Jamdede D/A primary school.
He reiterated the sociable qualities of the headmaster, maintaining cordial relationships with his teachers, the SMC, and other stakeholders in ensuring the success and development of the school which he said has yielded positive results leading to the renovation of the school building and other stuff.
Madam Patricia Afiako, GALOP treasurer advised parents to contribute their quota to the welfare and development of their wards’ schools.
She indicated that parents after the contribution must do follow-ups to ensure the monies paid are used for the intended purposes for which it was demanded, this she said will ease pressure on the government.
Kwaku Mensah Abrampa files report