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Senya Senior High School launches 25th anniversary celebration

Senya Bereku (C/R), July 26, GNA – Dr Joseph Kobina Essibu, the Director of Ideal College, has said the educational system in the country needs a complete overhaul to help improve the quality of students in the society.

Senya Bereku (C/R), July 26, GNA – Dr Joseph Kobina Essibu, the Director of Ideal College, has said the educational system in the country needs a complete overhaul to help improve the quality of students in the society.

Dr Essibu said this at the launching of Senya Senior High School 25th Anniversary held at the premises of the School at Senya.
He said the nation’s educational system ranked at the bottom of the league table of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD, saying it was about time stakeholders in the sector take bold and important measures to fix the situation.
Dr Essibu said a second look should be taken regarding the existing curriculum and the mode of examination and certification, saying this would help in transforming the system.
Mrs Ancilla Mensah-Ashun, Headmistress of the School, said the school, which started with four students in a private residence in January 1991, now has a population of over a thousand students.
She said “the founding fathers, old students and past heads have played their roles and it is now our turn to raise higher the flag so that the school would become the stated first choice and not a choice of convenience”.
Dr David Obu Andah, Bank of Ghana Board Member, who chaired the event, Madam Belinda Anna Baidoo Awutu-Senya West District Director of Education, Nenyi Kwa Bentum IV Tufuhen of Senya Traditional Area, Mrs Ancilla Mensah-Ashun Headmistress and other speakers later unveiled the anniversary banner to symbolize the launch.   
The theme for the anniversary is, “Building a functional generation through secondary education: The Role of Stakeholders”.

Activities for the anniversary include clean-up exercises, a quiz competition, games, health screening, an educational forum and a grand durbar to be held on 8th October to climax the celebration.

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