Members of the 24th round National Service Program who are continuing their 12th grade education at the Warsay-Yikaalo School in Sawa are working hard to demonstrate academic excellence.
Sawa, 18 October 2010 – Members of the 24th round National Service Program who are continuing their 12th grade education at the Warsay-Yikaalo School in Sawa are working hard to demonstrate academic excellence.
The director of the school, Mr. Kiflai Andemichael, stated that competence-evaluating exams were given prior to the beginning of regular classes, and that the students are currently making utmost preparation for the upcoming first semester exams. He further pointed out that priority attention is being given to peer-group method of education, on top of regular classes being offered by teachers, which in turn is inculcating competitiveness among students.
Drawing from past experience, the School has already made available written materials on peer education for this academic year, according to reports. Besides, the existing 24-hour electricity service in Sawa is providing impetus to the efforts of students towards achieving academic excellence.
Alongside the academic part, the students are taking active participation in sports competitions, cultural activities, literary works and development campaigns, Mr. Kiflai elaborated. He noted that the Government is making substantial investment to expand the vocational training center so as to provide ample opportunity to students after completing their 12th grade education.
It is to be noted that the Warsay-Yikaalo School in Sawa is providing regular academic classes beginning August 24.