More than 30 in-service teachers have been trained in Curriculum usage, Lesson planning and lesson notes, testing and evaluation, revision, classroom management, alcohol abuse and epilepsy in Yellequelleh District, Bong County.
The two days training organized by the Friends of Siakeh (FOS) in collaboration with the Stamford Bridge Intellectual Forum brought together teachers from various institutions in the District.
Attending schools include Christian Community School, the Lutheran School of Excellent and the Leecy Primary School among others. The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Friends of Siakeh, Mr. Joe Siakeh said the workshop was intended to build the capacities of teachers to be able to deliver quality education to the younger generation and ensure academy 2016/2017 is successful.
Mr. Siakeh said this will also serve as guide for the teachers as they go about impacting knowledge into the students. “Teachers in Liberia need to correct the statement from the President that “the educational system of Liberia is a mess,” he said.
“Conducting workshop for in-service teachers is one of the ways through which the President’s statement can be corrected.” According to Siakeh, his focus is to have the educational system corrected and ensure 2016/2017 academy year becomes a real one for the students.
Also, the FOS’ CEO said he expects teachers to implement what they acquired during the training as they go in the classrooms and behave like trained teachers. Siaker who promised to extend the training to other parts of the district named Suakoko as the next venue.
He urged Liberian Students to be serious as they enter into academy 2016/2017 and keep courage. Beneficiaries of the training said the workshop is an eye opener for them. Mrs. Comfort V. McCarthy and Mr. Jackson Kollie disclosed the workshop was quite different from other workshops they have attended, indicating that it was interactive.
The trainees on behave of their colleagues thanked the organizers of the workshop for providing them knowledge and then promised to apply same.
By Moses M. Tokpah