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Manhyia North MP gives free computers to school

THE TEACHING and learning of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is set to improve at St. Hubert Roman Catholic Junior High School in Duase, in the Manhyia North Constituency, in Kumasi.

The school authorities have taken delivery of ten (10) brand new sets of computers and its accessories, as well as a three-duty Printer and a Projector to help enhance the teaching of the subject in order to make pupils brilliant.

The Member of Parliament (MP) for Manhyia North Constituency, Akwasi Konadu, who is passionate about the development of education and the human resource in his constituency, donated the computers to the school.

“My vision is to ensure that schools in the Manhyia North Constituency have access to ICT tools to help enhance teaching and learning so as to make our demand for positive outcomes legitimate”, the lawmaker said.

He encouraged the pupils in the school to make positive use of the practical knowledge they would acquire through the learning of ICT, adding that they should also ensure the safety of the gadgets so that they would last longer.

Kwasi Konadu, who made the presentation on Wednesday, wholeheartedly thanked the Ghana Investment Fund For Electronic Communications (GIFEC) for assisting him with the items for onward presentation to the school.

The Manhyia North lawmaker also explained that the presentation formed part of an initiative to promote Information and Technological Education amongst learners in the school and many others in the constituency.

Kwasi Konadu stated that the current state of the world and the advancements ongoing makes it imperative that students get access to IT tools to enhance their learning so they can compete equally with their peers.

Jacob Amike, headmaster of the school, said the items had been presented at the appropriate time, stressing that “the computers would enable the 800 learners in the school have access to IT tools for the course they are studying”.

“The teaching of ICT had basically, been theoretical, making it difficult for the learners to grasp the basic concepts of the subject and so we are extremely grateful to Hon Konadu for coming to our aid”, he indicated.

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