Tumu College of Education Principal extols government

Principal of the Tumu College of Education, Bernitus Adams Kaleo Principal of the Tumu College of Education in the Upper West Region, Bernitus Adams Kaleo has praised government for taken pragmatic steps to improve the quality of teacher education.

According to him, the introduction of a 4 year Bachelor of Education program is a wise decision.

"As part of her efforts to improve the quality of College Education in the country, the government introduced the new Teacher Education Reforms, the implementation of the National Teachers’ Standards and the National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework and most importantly, the conversion of all public CoEs to University Colleges."

"A major component of the teacher education reforms in Ghana was the introduction of the 4-Year B. Ed Programme which is geared towards the training of highly qualified and motivated teachers who are inspired to teach."

"The curriculum is a value driven curriculum in which the National Teacher Education Curriculum Framework was driven by the nation’s core values of Honesty, Creativity and Responsible Citizenship with the intent of achieving SDG 4: Ensuring equitable quality inclusive education and lifelong learning opportunities for all."

Bernitus Adams Kaleo was addressing the College’s 3rd Congregation, Saturday 27, 2019.

He said a total of 241 deserving students were awarded certificates in Diploma in Early Childhood/Basic education.

He gave the breakdown as, "First class five, second class upper division 58 and second class lower, 122, third class 44 and pass 12."

"These graduands completed their course of study in 2017 and accordingly have satisfied the requirements for the award of a Diploma Certificate by the College under the mentorship of the IoE, U.C.C."

The Principal touted the institution as one of the best in the country where enrollment is higher.

"Tumu CoE can boast of her students always passing out with 100%, however, the performance this year can be described as exceptional since this is the 1st time that we have moved from one 1st class to five 1st class students. I have no doubt that these 51st class students will proof their worth in the world of work since this rare feat was achieved through a high display of discipline, dedication, determination and hard work under very strict competitive academic environment.""Not only do our students exhibit a high sense of discipline and comportment during examinations but there is also a show of a maximum degree of discipline and commitment during supervision and invigilation of examinations by the staff." He […]

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