Address Textbook Issues Before Schools Reopen Next Academic Year_ ITN Lead Educator To Government

Ghanaian schools have been working to implement a new curriculum that focuses on hands-on, experiential learning for the past three years. However, teachers have faced significant challenges due to the lack of textbooks and other materials to support this new approach. Many educators have had to rely on their own creativity and resources to come up with lesson plans and activities, taking away valuable class time and adding an additional burden to already stretched teachers.

The lack of textbooks also disproportionately affects low-income and rural schools, which often have limited resources and may not have the means to purchase the necessary materials on their own. This only exacerbates the education gap between these schools and their more well-funded counterparts.

Lead Educator Mlagada Promise of the Informed Teachers Network stresses the importance of the government providing textbooks for schools before the start of the next academic year. Without these resources, teachers will continue to face challenges in effectively teaching the new curriculum and students will struggle to grasp the concepts being taught.

Promise emphasizes that it is the responsibility of the government to ensure that all schools have the necessary resources to provide a quality education to their students. Providing textbooks for the new curriculum should be a top priority, and it is important that action is taken urgently to avoid disrupting the next academic year. It is time for the government to fulfill its obligation to provide a quality education to all students in Ghana.

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“Expedite Action to Provide Textbooks for Schools Before Start of Next Academic Year_ Mlagada Promise

As a teacher, I can attest to the difficulties and challenges that come with implementing a new curriculum. It can be overwhelming and frustrating to try and teach a subject you are not fully familiar with, and it can be even more challenging when you don’t have the necessary resources.

For the past three years, our schools in Ghana have been working to implement a new curriculum that focuses on hands-on, experiential learning. While this approach has been exciting and rewarding for our students, it has also been a huge challenge for teachers.

One of the biggest issues we have faced is the lack of text books and other materials to support this new curriculum.

Many of us have had to rely on our own creativity and resources to come up with lesson plans and activities, which can be time-consuming and overwhelming.

Not only do we have to spend extra time preparing for our lessons, but we also have to constantly adapt and modify our teaching methods as we go along. It can be difficult to gauge whether or not our students are truly understanding the material, and we often have to rely on trial and error to figure out what works best.

Despite these challenges, we have persevered and continued to teach this new curriculum to the best of our abilities.

We are committed to providing our students with a well-rounded and engaging education, and we will continue to work hard to make sure they succeed.

It is imperative that the government takes urgent action to provide textbooks for schools before the start of the next academic year. The new curriculum, which was recently introduced, requires students to have access to updated and relevant textbooks in order to fully understand and comprehend the material being taught. Without these resources, teachers will continue to face challenges to effectively teach the new curriculum and for students to grasp the concepts being taught.

 

The lack of textbooks not only hinders the education of students, but also puts a significant strain on teachers who are forced to improvise and find alternative teaching methods.

 

This not only takes away from valuable class time, but also puts an additional burden on teachers who are already stretched thin.

Furthermore, the lack of textbooks disproportionately affects low-income and rural schools, as they often have limited resources and may not have the means to purchase the necessary materials on their own. This only exacerbates the education gap between these schools and their more well-funded counterparts.

 

It is the responsibility of the government to ensure that all schools have the necessary resources to provide a quality education to their students. Providing textbooks for the new curriculum should be a top priority for the government, and it should be done urgently to ensure that the next academic year is not disrupted by a lack of resources.

 

The government must take immediate action to provide textbooks for schools before the start of the next academic year. This will not only benefit the students and teachers, but also the overall education system as a whole. It is time for the government to step up and fulfill its obligation to provide a quality education to all students.

Mlagada Promise, lead Educator @Informed Teachers. Network

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