Ebenezer Kojo Otoo: 2021 most outstanding teacher takes home GHC250,000
Ebenezer Kojo Otoo of the Winneba Senior High School in the Central Region has been adjudged the Most Outstanding Teacher for 2021 at a ceremony to commemorate the World Teachers’ Day in Sunyani.
The 44-year-old visual arts and ceramics teacher was presented with a cheque of GHC250, 000 which is to be used to construct a three-bedroom house at a location of his choice.
Some 19 other teaching and non-teaching staff of the Ghana Education Service (GES) were also honoured. All the awardees were given insurance cover of one million Ghana Cedis.
Reverend Sister Jusinta Kwakyewaa of the Saint Francis Senior High and Technical School in the Birim Central of the Eastern Region was the first runner up and presented with a double-cabin pickup vehicle.
The occasion, which was held on the theme: “Teachers wanted: reclaiming teaching and learning for human-centred recovery” was attended by some ministers of state, officials of the Ghana Education Service, the Ministry of Education, various teacher unions and a cross-section of teachers across the country.