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Minister Akbar Urges Parents And Teachers To Be Role Models

“The Ministry and teachers will do our best to provide quality education and keep children safe and away from drugs and abuse. I will not tolerate any teacher inflicting corporal punishment on any child. We need to uphold the trust bestowed on us by parents,” she said.
22 Feb 2021 10:20
Minister Akbar Urges Parents And Teachers To Be Role Models
Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Rosy Akbar with prefects of Vatuwaqa Primary School on Friday, February 19, 2021. Photo: DEPTFO News

Minister for Education, Heritage and Arts, Rosy Akbar urged teachers and parents of Vatuwaqa Primary School to become role models for children.

This while officiating the school’d prefect’s induction ceremony past Friday.

Minister Akbar appreciated the presence of parents at the function and reminded them that neither teachers nor the Ministry can take up the roles and responsibilities of parents because parents have a very special place in the lives of their children.

“The Ministry and teachers will do our best to provide quality education and keep children safe and away from drugs and abuse. I will not tolerate any teacher inflicting corporal punishment on any child. We need to uphold the trust bestowed on us by parents,” she said.

She congratulated the prefects and reminded them that now they had added responsibilities which they needed to perform with high dedication.

Minister Akbar added: “I want to see you prefects become great leaders who can lead the nation in the near future”.

She gave her blessings and best wishes to the student leaders of Vatuwaqa Primary School and stressed that she wished to see children happy in school.

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