Oct 15, 2009, 7:29 AM
least 16 teachers, drawn from Bakau Zone one, over the weekend concluded a
daylong seminar held at the PL George Nursery School in Bakau Newtown.
In his welcoming remarks, the headmaster of the PL George Nursery School, Mohammed Musa, said the seminar was meant to bring teachers from Bakau Zone One together to share experiences and adopt best practices that will be passed on to the pupils to become better future leaders.
He said the services that teachers render to humanity are very important, hence the forum was organised to better help the teachers to share experience and knowledge and carve the way forward in building a good foundation for the school children.
In delivering a statement on behalf of the coordinator of Bakau Zone One teachers, Anty Saffie Gomez, welcomed all the participants to the training, adding that this was the first seminar of its kind in this zone and that she hoped the trend would continue.
She said the seminar would greatly help to improve the teachers’ knowledge where they are lagging behind.
Also speaking was Anty Saffie Bobb Jobe, headmistress of Aji Awa Bah Nursery School, who said the seminar was long overdue as it has been planned for years and thanked God for making it a reality.
She said the seminar was very practical and interactive, adding that the topics dealt with focused on what nursery teaching is all about and what is expected from nursery school teachers.
They also discussed other related best practices, she added, saying the knowledge gained would be put into practice.
For his part, John Saidy, a participant, also described the seminar as very important and timely as it would help to prepare the teachers to be able to demonstrate in the classroom before the children.
He said the seminar was geared towards helping the teachers to build a good foundation for the children.