GES to organise reading festival in Savannah Region

The Savannah Regional Directorate of the Ghana Education Service (GES) in collaboration with The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) which is an independent agency of the United States federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance is organising a reading festival among Non- Ghana Accountability for Learning Outcome Project (NON-GALOP) schools with the theme “Learn to read, read to learn” which will come on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Damongo Senior High School at exactly 8:30am prompt.
The programme is going to be among selected schools of all the districts in the Savannah Region, namely; Central Gonja District, Bole District, Sawla/Tuna/Kalba District, North East Gonja District, East Gonja District, West Gonja District, and North Gonja District.
The programme seeks to promote reading culture among learners in the lower primary. It will also help to stimulate the interest of learners, parents, guardians, and the community in the reading of both English and the Ghanaian language.

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The Regional Director of Education, Honorable Saeed Muhazu Jibril; Special guest of honour, Host-Hajia Katumi Nantogmah Attah, Honorable Karim Musah Kusubari-guest of honor, and all District Directors of Education are going to be present.
The activities which will be undertaken by the pupils includes spelling bee in English and Ghanaian language, reading competition in English and Ghanaian language, word formation, mother and child, and pick and act.
Each school has selected fourteen (14) pupils to cheer their colleagues up, and also have a feel of it.

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