Jackson College of Education holds 2nd edition of capacity building seminar for students in Bolgatanga


A day’s capacity building seminar has been organized in Bolgatanga, in the Upper East Region for students of Jackson college of Education (JCE).

Held concurrently last Saturday at all 30 learning centers nationwide, the seminar sought to equip students with relevant learning skills to facilitate their pursuit of higher education at JCE.

a cross section of students at the seminar

Additionally, it was aimed at building the capacity of students to enable them appreciate the laid down procedures at the college, particularly for the freshers.

Delivering his welcome address, the Supervisor for Bolgatanga Learning Centre, Vincent Asigri, underscored the importance of such workshops and urged students to derive maximum benefit from it.

file photo; Vincent Asigri, Supervisor for Bolgatanga learning centre

Mr. Asigri further commended the principal of JCE and her management team for their relentless effort in creating an enabling environment for students of the college; citing the introduction of the capacity building seminar as an impressive initiative.

Resource persons who are experienced educationists took turns to run students through exciting sessions; emphasizing on the need for students to fully embrace the opportunities college education offers them.

JCE seminar in Bolgatanga

Students at the workshop also expressed appreciation to the school’s management and facilitators for bringing the opportunity to their doorstep at no cost, adding that the sessions were crucial for anyone wanting to have a great educational experience at JCE.

The maiden edition of this seminar held in 2018 was focused on addressing the challenges students were faced with in preparing curriculum vitae and application letters.

Jackson College of Education, the Teacher Training Department of Jackson Education Complex is an accredited privately owned institution which offers a 3 years diploma in basic education through a distance learning mode.

Established a decade ago to complement government’s efforts in providing quality education in Ghana, particularly in the area of teacher deficit, the college over the years has successfully churned-out thousands of teaching professionals; thereby improving the state of teaching and learning at the basic school level.

By; Paul Fordjour