A 39-year-old teacher of the Naylor SDA Basic School, Tema, Mr Eric Asomaning Asante, was adjudged the Best Teacher at an event organised at the New Examination Hall of the University of Cape Coast on Monday, October 5, 2020.
The day, which was also celebrated as World Teachers Day, saw Mr Eric Asomaning Asante
walking away with a three-bedroom house worth GH¢1.8 million as his prize.
The first runner-up, Ms Anima Junior of the Aboabo Number 4 Presbyterian Primary School, will receive a double cabin pick-up, while Ms Sandra Osei of the Akwatia Technical Institute, the second runner-up, also received a Toyota saloon car.
The awards ceremony was on the theme: “Teacher leadership in developing crisis education responses”. and was organized by the National Teaching Council .
The event saw the President of the Republic, Akuffo Addo and his Minister for Eduction, Dr. Mathew Opoku Prempeh gracing the occassion.
Hundreds of teachers and educational workers thronged the New Examination Centre of the University of Cape Coast (UCC), the venue for the programme, to participate in the event.
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In spite of the fact that they wore masks, and notwithstanding COVID-19 protocols, the joy on the faces of the award winners, their families and friends could not be hidden when their loved ones won awards.
While many of the award winners and their guests tried hard to make elbow shakes the order of the day, a few people found themselves hugging their loved ones who had won awards.
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