20 basic school teachers acquire skills in innovative classroom tools

20 basic school teachers acquire skills in innovative classroom tools

A four-day intensive training programme on play-based education to equip educators and facilitators with innovative tools to transform classrooms into engaging play spaces has been held in Accra.

The programme brought about 20 basic school teachers and representatives from the various non-governmental organisations for hands-on-learning experience.

It was organised by Mother of All Nations Foundation and funded by Global Funds for Children (GFC) in partnership with Play Action International.

The programme delved into the fundamentals of play-based learning, offering participants a chance to explore a variety of classroom play activities.

Participants also learned practical skills in crafting educational toys from readily available local materials.

The Executive Director for Mother of All Nations, Zico Ishaq Abubakar Newton said incorporating play based pedagogy was crucial in enhancing educational outcomes of children.

“Play is an essential component of a child’s learning journey if we truly aim to nurture our future leaders,” he said.

Mr. Newton highlighted the importance of equipping both educators and facilitators with the skills to create engaging learning materials.

At the end of the training, participants received certificate of completion and were urged to integrate play-based educational strategies into their classrooms and training sessions.

By Jemima Esinam Kuatsinu

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