Teachers Aim to Improve on Teaching, Learning Process at Schools in CRR
Monday, July 09, 2012
This was first of its kind, for 9 clusters to organise such a meeting in the region which comprised of 11 schools.
Speaking at the gathering, the president of The Gambia Teachers Union (GTU) Mr Lamin K. Marong, thanked the teachers for their cooperation they had in their various schools.
MrMarong said, “Teaching is a noble job. The profession is a big title once you are called a teacher. The GTU will defend teachers at all cost, but once you are involved in any criminal matter, you are a criminal; and if you are guilty, the GTU will have very little to defend you.”
The Deputy Secretary at the GTU, Essa Sowe, said teachers in the region were to make sure to do their job in order to promote teaching and learning process at schools.
He said the importance of teachers at the schools could not be over emphasized, because of its importance as role models in every society.
“The GTU will advocate for the advancement and development of teaching and learning profession to go higher heights. Teachers should be given the chance to benefit from the GTUCCU. We are always ready to support teachers for the smooth promotion of the teaching profession,” said Sowe.
The Principal Education Officer of GTU, Alpha Camara, highlighted the importance of data keeping in schools. He said reliable data in schools was evidence on which policies are built.
He said they helped to identify needs, set goals and also motivation.
Author: Alpha Humma in CRR