programme for private schools underway
Accra, June 28, Ghanadot/GNA
- A pilot training program for private schools titled,
"Developing Skills in Financial and Credit Management for
Private School Owners,” is underway in Accra.
The event being sponsored by the United States Agency for
International Development(USAID), and The Mitchell Group
Incorporated(TMG), attracted over 100 heads of private
schools in the country.
It sought to empower personnel in private schools with
skills and knowledge that would enable them to raise funds
for the effective running of their schools.
Mr. Baba Donatus Anaba, Project Coordinator for TMG, said a
recent survey carried out by TMG and USAID, showed that some
private schools in the country, especially those in deprived
communities, lacked good libraries, Information
Communication and Technology facilities among others, which
were crucial to the development of school children.
He said it was also discovered that the schools lacked the
ability to raise funds to procure educational inputs and
Mr. Baba Anaba said the long-term aim of the programme, was
to help improve upon the quality of education in the
He said after the pilot project would be replicated in other
regions of the country.
Topics being discussed include records keeping, credit and
finance management and preparing bank table