Yifah Simon Jude Wins Best Teacher 2013

Yifah Simon Jude has been adjudged 2013 National Best Teacher. 

The 32 years old teacher of Nana Amoako Model School in Wassa Daaman in the Western Region wins a three-bedroom house valued at GhC 65,000, a laptop and a set of computers. 

The award ceremony was the high point of the World Teachers’ Day Celebration and the 19th edition of the National Best Teacher Award and was held at the Jubilee Park in Upper West Regional capital Wa. 

In attendance was the Vice-President Paa Kwesi Amissah Arthur and Minister of Education Professor Naaana Jane Opoku Agyemang. 

Simon Jude’s citation recognised his contribution to the development of sports in his district and his tenacity to finish whatever he starts. 

He dedicated the award to his family and thanked them for their support. 

First Runner-Up, Yaya Tai is a teacher at Tamale Presby Junior High School. His citation notes the consistency with which at least 60% of his students made grade A in Geography. 

It added that although he lived 15km away from his school, he was often the first to report for work. He wins a saloon car, a laptop and a computer for his school. 

Mariama Antwi Agyei was adjudged 2nd runner-up and also takes home a saloon car, a laptop and a set of computers for her school. 

She is the head of the primary department of the Ashanti School for the Deaf. 

Many other teachers from Primary to Secondary school levels of education were recognised with home appliances.


By: citifmonline.com/Ghana

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