As part of the interventions to inculcate reading within the basic schools, Ghana Education Service has rolled out a continuity education delivery program at the basic level dubbed NATIONAL RADIO READING PROGRAM (NRRP).
This program is to ensure that pupils from basic 1-3 get the chance to continue reading and learning while at home during covid-19 post issues.
The Korle Klottey Municipal Education Directorate in making sure that the Program is successful has organized series of activities in the form of quiz competitions to serve as an evaluation of the progress of NRRP.
The first part of the competition was among the various schools within the three circuits in the Korle Klottey Municipality (Adabraka, Adjabeng and Osudoku).
The second phase of the competition was circuit based and was hosted at St. Barnabas Anglican Church Hall.
The contestants were the winners from the circuit-based competitions. In all, three groups participated in this competition, they were Adjabeng Circuit, Adabraka Circuit and Osudoku Circuit.
Osudoku Circuit won the competition with 39 points while the first runner-up was Adjabeng Circuit with 36 points and Adabraka Circuit came second runner-up with 35 points.
Osudoku Circuit was represented by Bless Kwao, Christabel Akoto and Christabel Maawu Adjetey. Princess Playman, a pupil from St Joseph’s Catholic Basic School at the Adjabeng Circuit emerged as the most outstanding contestant in the competition.
All the contestants received awards based on their performances. The prizes include radio sets and some books. Present at the program were the, municipal Chief Executive Hon. Nii Adjei Tawiah, Municipal Director of Education, the three Assembly members from the three circuits, representatives from Parent Teacher Association (PTA) head teachers and teachers.