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Tamale Metropolitan Education Directorate to intensify monitoring and supervision of teachers for effective teaching and learning

The Metro Director of Education of the Tamale Metropolis, Amatus D Tug-uu, has declared his intension to intensify monitoring and supervision among teachers in the metropolis.

According to him, monitoring and supervision among teachers in the metropolis has been left out for so long, and therefore his administration will not relent on its efforts, but will rather work in collaboration with other stakeholders to uplift the standard of education in the area.

He noted that promoting quality education requires effective supervision among teachers hence, his outfit has put in the necessary strategy in place to work towards improving teaching and learning in the metropolis.

“In my few months in charge of the education sector in the metropolis, I have just observed that supervision has been relaxed, and that is one of the areas I am going to strengthen to be able to improve upon the standard of education within the area. I really want to strengthen supervision aspect on my administration because teachers has been left for so long, and it has contributed to poor performance among students in the metropolis”, he stated.

“I am not doing it alone, I want to work in collaboration with the assembly if only they will provide the necessary logistics for my supervisors”, he said.

The newly Metro Director of Education made this known after engaging a number of Islamic Unit school proprietors in the Tamale metropolis on Thursday 12 December, 2019.

The purposed of the engagement is to formalize himself to the various proprietors as the newly metro director of education of the metropolis, and also to solicit their inputs towards improving teachings and learning.

Amatus Tug-uu speaking to, on the sidelines of the engagement noted that it was prudent for his outfit to solicit opinions of stakeholders of the education sector for effective collaboration, to improve teaching and learning in the metropolis.

He said the low performance among students in the metropolis need quick attention, therefore his role as Metro Director of Education is ready to partner with other stakeholders to improve the situation.

Touching on the issue of high rate of pregnancy among students in the metropolis, the newly director of education however, call on parents to partner with the teachers to curb the alarming situation. “It is prudent for parents to assist teachers since these children spend much time with them at their various homes”, he noted.

On his part, the Northern Regional Manager of Islamic Unit of Education, Sheikh Alhassan Issah speaking on behalf of the proprietors, commended the Metro Director for engaging the proprietors for the first time in the metropolis. Sheikh Issah however assured their readiness to partner with him, to improve the education sector in Tamale.

Source:AlhassanYakubu | |Ghana

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