The Ghana Education Service (GES) has received 100,000 copies of Kwadoan Notes on Core Literature; a supplementary book on English Literature.
The book is to be distributed to Senior High Schools (SHS) in the country.
The book is a commentary on selected books and poetry for second cycle schools published by Kwadwoan Publishing Limited and Approved by the National Council for Curriculum Assessment (NACCA).
The books are valued Gh¢ 1million and it is carefully written to meet the needs and expectations of teachers and students of literature.
The Publishing Editor of Kwadwoans’ Publishing Limited, Mrs. Gloria Addo Safo, during the presentation of the books stated that the presentation was her outfit’s contribution towards the improvement of teaching and learning of literature at the SHS level.
She said that over the years, performance of the students in literature has been a major challenge and these commentaries had been put together to supports students improve on the situation.
Mrs. Safo also stated that the presentation was also to support government’s implementation of the free SHS programme, highlighting that “we know that government is doing its best to provide its best to provide quality education for all but we know government alone cannot do it and that is why we have decided to contribute our bit towards the whole programme.”
The Deputy Director in-charge of managerial Service at GES; Mr. Anthony Boateng expressed his gratitude to the company for the gesture and assured that the books would be distributed to all schools to support the teaching and learning of the subject as intended.
He said, “It has come at the right time, more especially as we have challenges with the English Language and other core subjects.”
He noted that even though the government is doing its best, the attendant increase in number of students, support is still required from individuals and the public.