BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO
THE Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development has promised it will strengthen all initiatives to improve teachers’ welfare.
This was uttered by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Education and Human Resources Development, Dr Franco Rodie during the commemoration of the World Teachers Day yesterday.
“The National Government through my Ministry recognize your roles as teachers of our nation and will continue to strengthen all Initiatives, which aim to improve the welfare of all teachers. You are indeed the pillar of our school system,” Rodie said.
He stressed teachers imparts knowledge, good values, traditions, modern-day challenges and ways to resolve them with students.
“A good teacher is an asset to the students. A teacher’s presences in a student’s life can boost their morale and guide them to be more valuable in life.
“Great teachers can change the lives of their students in many ways.
“Not only do teachers have the ability to change young lives for the better, but they also act to support system, that is lacking elsewhere in students’ lives.
“They can be role model – an inspiration to go further and to dream bigger,” Rodie said.