Audio: WASA BEKWAI PRIMARY SCHOOL, TEACHERS USE MOBILE PHONES TO TEACH ICT.
The teaching and learning of Information, Communication and Technology [ ICT ] at Wasa Bekwai primary and Junior High School has became unmanageable for teachers and students teaching and learning ICT subjects due to lack of computer laboratory in the school.
The Wasa Bekwai D/A Primary and Junior high school, with the population of about 600 are being taught with mobile phones by their teachers when due for ICT subject.
Speaking to the headmaster of the school, Mr Apaw Richard told pressmen that, lack of computer laboratory is one of their topmost challenges hindering effective academic onward motion at the school.
Mr Apaw Richard lamented that, the students’ performance in ICT subject at Wasa Bekwai D/A basic school have recorded a drastic deceleration due to the uses of mobile phones to teach the students.
The headmaster called on the Ghana Education service, the Wasa Amenfi Central district education directorate and the current president Nana Addo’s led administration to as a matter of urgency, inter vain by providing them with computers to help the students improve their ICT curriculum.
Mr Apaw Richard (Headmaster.)
The ICT tutor at the school, Samuel Tuffour, said, lack of computer laboratory have left no other options than to use the Mobil phones to practically teach the pupils.
He continued that, he normally download some components of computers namely; mouse, keyboards, system unit and other computer hardwares from the internet to demonstrate to the pupils during classes era.
Samuel Tuffour complained bitterly that, the practice has persists for a long time but noting has been done about it. He added that, the pupils finds it very challenging to understand and absorb his method used during classes period.
Mr Samuel Tuffour ICT Teacher
Some students also made a request to the government to assist them with computers to help teaching and learning easier because, they find it strange to understand the phone method used during classes hours.
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Source: Kaakyire Kwasi Afari. ( Rivers FM, Wasa Akropong )