An educationist, Mrs Ewura-Abena Ahwoi has called on parents to introduce inter-generational reading in homes to inculcate reading habits among children.
She said: “In the olden days our elders used to gather children especially in the night to tell them stories and that sustain children interest in story telling as well as develop their reading habits”.
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The management of Bolgatanga Polytechnic has temporarily suspended disbursement of funds from the accounts of the Students Representative Council (SRC) for any activity, pending a final resolution of the confusion over the purchase of what has been described as a questionable Toyota Hiace van by the SRC President, Francis Bugase.
Lack of funds has rendered the Bolgatanga Regional Library in a deplorable state with many patrons resorting to sitting under trees to read.
The absence of useful books and reference materials; and the presence of broken furniture, faded paintings and wiring with exposed cables, poor lighting system etc. are what users of the facility encounter on a daily basis.
The Teachers of Technical Universities and Polytechnics, have expressed concern over what they say is a deliberate attempt by the National Council for Tertiary Education (NCTE), to frustrate the process of conversion of Polytechnics into Technical Universities.