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Regional News Sat, 27 Aug 2016

GETA Inaugural Conference Slated for Sunyani.

Tutors of Economics from public and private senior high schools across the country will from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th September , 2016 converge in Sunyani , Brong Ahafo Regional capital for their inaugural conference. The three day maiden conference will come off at the GNAT Regional Secretariat Hall .

The theme for the occasion is ; The Impact of Economics Education on the Individual and Society for Sustainable Development. A communiqué signed by the Association’s acting secretary Mr. Eric Owusu Amponsah explains, the conference will afford members the opportunity to deliberate among other things: The need of producing high standard textbooks for Economics for SHS, linking the knowledge of Economics between SHS and tertiary education and also finding modalities of funding a solid and reliable association to cater for the well being of members.

Touching on key personalities to grace the occasion, the communiqué stated, Professor Steven Addai , former rector of GIMPA will deliver the keynote address while Mr. David Afosah , former headmaster of Ghana Senior High - Koforidua, Dr. Osei Fosu Anthony , senior Economics lecturer -KNUST and Mr. Nketiah Costers -acting National President of Ghana Economics Teachers’ Association (GETA) will be in attendance to deliver speeches on other topics .

The communiqué indicated that , Director General of GES has granted approval for a fee of one hundred Ghana cedis (GHC120.00) to charged per a participant which will cater for accommodation, feeding and other logistics.

The conference will be climaxed by election of national executives and the official inauguration of the association.

Source: Uriel Cubagee