The Ghana Instruction Services (GES) is set to begin the distribution of one particular hundred thousand Cristal good pens forward of the 2020 Primary Schooling Certification Assessment (BECE).
The pens, introduced to GES by BIC for onward distribution to the pupils, is in line with the organization’s company social responsibility.
The Business Enhancement Supervisor for the Ghana-Cameroon cluster, George Nkonsah who handed over the objects mentioned, the brand because its inception 40 decades back has been supporting instructional jobs not only in Ghana but in a lot of international locations across the globe.
“Globally, BIC has supported significant educational projects. In Ghana, we have partnered companies like USAID FHI in helping 1.1million Ghanaian students to read and publish below the Partnership for Understanding programme by donating 100,000 BIC evolution pencils 2 years ago.”
He indicated that the model has followed intently government’s intervention in education by means of the Totally free SHS programme which has successfully assisted in excess of 1million pupils into senior higher university but was speedy to incorporate that “while this is a great initiative, some deprived pupils could possibly not thoroughly gain if they do not have the ideal creating instrument to correctly generate and go the BECE examination”.
On his element, the Director-General of the Ghana Education and learning Service, Prof. Kwesi Opoku Amankwa although obtaining the pens, expressed his outfit’s gratitude to BIC in guaranteeing that students particularly individuals in the deprived places get the right style of pen to publish the impending BECE.
He indicated that, nearly 500,000 students will be composing this year’s BECE and that his outfit will place alongside one another a checklist of faculties in deprived places who will be beneficiaries of the type gesture from BIC.
“Hopefully, by subsequent 7 days a list of educational institutions will be set together by the Ghana Schooling Assistance to make certain that individuals who are to get the pens get to receive them ahead of the commencement of the BECE”.
He more challenged the journalists and the brand to aid the GES in monitoring the distribution course of action so as to make sure that the pens get to the supposed focus on group.