Dr Violet Makuku presents educational materials to three basic schools in Accra

Quality Assurance Specialist, Dr. Violet Makuku has presented educational materials to three (3) basic and junior high schools in Accra aimed at improving teaching and learning among pupils in the schools.
The donated materials include exercise books, pens and pencils.
The exercise was conducted on Thursday November 24, 2022 during her familiarization visit to the schools located at the Adenta Municipal District of the Greater Accra Region.
The beneficiary schools include the Adjiringanor Basic School, Sowode Memorial School primary 1 and 2 including their junior high schools (JHS) respectively.
Prior to her presentation in all the schools, Dr Makuku took time to interact and enlighten both teachers and students on the importance of cultivating ‘Quality Culture’, as a tool for social change.
She alluded to good habit, self-discipline and hard work backed by punctuality at work at all times as a mark of ‘quality culture’ which must be adopted by all and sundry to bring about change and urges all teachers to embrace it.
“Quality Culture is the attitude which involves punctuality at work and doing your work wholeheartedly”, she opines.
Dr Violet Makuku equally admonishes teachers to focus on helping develop the lower level of education since it is the foundation for formal education.
While expatiating on the point, she said: “there is a great need to support and build a very strong foundation at the lower levels of the education hierarchy in order to feed the higher levels with good quality learners who are well prepared to take the higher order processing tasks associated with college and university learning”.
“If people lose focus in terms of supporting the lower school levels then the upper levels of education will be negatively affected”.
She stressed the need for teachers to endeavor to develop a strategic way to help raise funds to support the school’s projects and encouraged them to do the needful.
“There is the need to develop a strategy to attract kind donations and contributions from stakeholders in an around the community to support the ongoing projects in the school”, she noted.
“Adopt the strategy of writing purposeful proposals to individuals, groups and organisations to come to the aid of the school”, she added.
The revered Quality Assurance Specialist also maintained that teachers should ensure that their students adhere to the culture of personal hygiene and keeping their compounds clean at all times.
Dr Makuku who equally interacted with students at a separate forum during her visit to the schools urges them to ensure their surroundings are always well clean as a prerequisite to good health and physical development.
While also urging the students to strictly abide with the principles of the ‘quality culture’ practices which in her estimation includes being always punctual in school, doing their assignments regularly and learning hard, she warned them against playing violent games and encourages them to keep pursuing their dreams until it becomes a reality.
Headteachers of various schools present expressed their profound gratitude to Dr. Violet Makuku for her kind support and assured her of their possible best to implement the knowledge acquired on the importance of cultivating the ‘quality culture’ as teachers to help enhance teaching and learning within schools.

Source: https://newsghana24.com/dr-violet-makuku-presents-educational-materials-to-three-basic-schools-in-accra/amp/

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