Aburi Girls’ Tutor Awarded AU Continental Teacher Prize For 2020

Ms. Theodosia Larteley Oppong

Ms. Theodosia Larteley Oppong, a teacher at Aburi Girls’ Senior High School in the Eastern Region, made Ghana proud by being one of the awardees of the 2nd edition of the AU continental Teacher Award Prize.

The AU continental Teacher Award was open to all African States. They were tasked to submit applications of two outstanding teachers at the secondary level; male and female.

They were further shortlisted to ten teachers then the top six were selected and awarded with certificates and $10,000 each.

Ms. Theodosia Larteley Oppong

The teachers have been awarded for their commitment to quality teaching, encouraging desirable behaviors among students, engaging in activities and networks that enhance the social and cultural value of learning and helping students achieve their long-term career goals by organizing engagement with relevant agencies.

The ceremony was organised on Monday, 21st Dec 2020 via webinar, under the theme “Schools as development hubs to empower teachers after COVID-19.”

It was hosted by the AU Education Commission.

The AU Teacher Prize will raise the status of the teaching profession and the teacher, and inspire the best possible candidates to join the teaching profession, and further serve as a catalyst for similar programs at regional and national levels.

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source: CNR

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