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Final Year Students of Accra Girls SHS Equipped with Artistic Skills Ahead of WAEC Examinations

Accra, July 20, 2023 – Final-year students at Accra Girls Senior High School have been given a unique opportunity to hone their artistic abilities in preparation for their upcoming WAEC examinations.

Organized by the Community Education and Youth Development Directorate of the National Commission on Culture, this session aimed to bolster students’ performance in the General Knowledge in Arts (GKA) examination while emphasizing practical application and skill development in various art forms.

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The two-day session, led by experienced facilitators, immersed students in a diverse range of artistic disciplines, including painting, fabric design, still life drawing, and lettering.

Through hands-on experience and guidance, students gained valuable insights and practical skills essential for success in their examinations and future endeavors.

Mr. Sebastian Akalinya Adama, Assistant Headmaster for Academics at Accra Girls Senior High School, lauded the initiative, highlighting its importance in dispelling misconceptions about the arts being male-dominated.

He emphasized the workshop’s role in nurturing students’ passion and aptitude for the visual arts, ultimately enhancing their performance in the GKA examination.

Students expressed gratitude for the opportunity, with Claudia Buabeng, a Visual Art student, noting the improvement in her knowledge and confidence in the arts.

Similarly, Rita Dede Nartey, a Home Economics student, shared her newfound understanding of color psychology, thanks to the workshop.

Dr. Akosua Abdallah, Director of the Community Education and Youth Development Directorate of the National Commission on Culture, emphasized the workshop’s broader impact on student development.

She announced plans to replicate the initiative across all sixteen regions, underscoring the importance of collaboration from corporate bodies and individuals in supporting young talent.

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The National Commission on Culture believes in the inherent talents of every child and recognizes the need to go beyond traditional classroom education to nurture these talents.

Through initiatives like the one at Accra Girls SHS, the Commission remains committed to providing avenues for students to explore and develop their artistic potential.

About the National Commission on Culture

The National Commission on Culture is a government agency dedicated to promoting and preserving Ghanaian culture through education, advocacy, and community engagement. Established to harness the diverse cultural heritage of Ghana, the Commission works tirelessly to ensure the cultural enrichment and empowerment of all citizens.

In summary, Accra Girls Senior High School hosted a session organized by the Community Education and Youth Development Directorate of the National Commission on Culture, aimed at preparing final-year students for their WAEC examination.

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