UW: Demand for Dagaare Teachers Soars

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The Demand for Ghanaian Language and Culture (Dagaare) Teachers has increased Significantly within the past 4 years in Parts of Upper West Region, several senior High Schools and Junior High Schools have called for more teachers to be trained in order to meet the growing demand due to the introduction of more basic and senior High Schools within the Region.

The Nadowli-Kaleo District, with the Introduction of Sombo Senior High School, Takpo Senior High, St. Augustine SHS will be in demand of Ghanaian Language Teachers should it be introduced in their Courses of Study.

The Han Senior High School located in Jirapa Municipality and Holy Family SHS in Hamile will also be in need of Ghanaian Language Teachers should demands to pursue the course of Study goes up.

Several Public and Private Basic Schools have been established in Parts of the Region and with Ghanaian Language and Culture (Dagaare) being a significant elective course within the Upper West Region, more teachers should pursue the course at UDS Via McCoy in Nadowli and SDD-UBIDS in Wa, also UEW Ajumako Campus in Central Region.

Several Authors Including Mr. Saeed A. Faruk, Headmaster of Northern Star SHS has written books on Dagaare.

Others Stakeholders Including Madam Mary Assumpta Dakota has also Advocated for Dagaare to be pursued in Universities.
Some Senior High Schools Dagaare is Taught Include Queen of Peace SHS, St. Francis Girls of Assisi SHS, Lawra SHS.

Source: Upperwestmedia.net

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