Kumasi Academy Senior High School generally acknowledged as KUMACA in the Ashanti Region, has received a main enhance with a freshly crafted extremely-modern science laboratory to assist complement the researching of science in the institution.
The legacy undertaking which was funded by the Previous Students’ Affiliation of the school is to be certain successful educating and mastering of science disciplines in the university.
At the commissioning ceremony, Minister of Training, Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum mentioned the relevance of infrastructural progress to finding out outcomes.
He also noted that the initiative is in sync with the President’s vision of developing Science, Know-how, Engineering and Arithmetic (STEM) and Technological and Vocational Instruction and Teaching (TVET).
He disclosed additional that “only 12 per cent of SHS college students are enrolled to undertake numerous reports in science disciplines and underscored the will need to step up efforts to attain the 60:40 science-humanities ratio in the not way too distant future.”
According to Dr Adutwum, government has commenced operationalising STEM schools such as Bosomtwe Women STEM SHS, Abomosu STEM and Kpesempe STEM faculty. Other colleges these kinds of as Diasu, Akrodie and Awaso will be operationalised quickly.
The Minister who doubles as Member of Parliament for the Bosomtwe Constituency added that the authorities is also developing 5 STEM-primarily based universities in 5 of the new regions.
“I am of the organization perception that when they are finished, it will boost the consumption in classes that will travel industrialisation in Ghana,” Dr Yaw Osei Adutwum opined.
He applied the option and lauded the earlier college students of KUMACA for generously funding the venture as a way of supplying again to their alma mater.