He criticized the practice where parents insisted their children pursued certain academic programmes without considering their learning abilities.

TeacherThat, he said, tended to discourage and kill the interest of many students to continue with their education.

He made the call at a career fair organized by the school as part of its 10th anniversary celebration.

Mr. Marfo said the prejudices and denigration of some vocations and professions must stop, pointing out that, “Every profession must be recognized as important”.

“We should not look down on any profession, but we must endeavour to guide our children so that they can build and polish whatever talent God has bestowed on them.”

He indicated that it was important for parents and teachers to collaborate to give direction to the youth.

He spoke of the need for parents to also spend quality time with their children and to see to it that they were provided with their basic needs.

Mr. Marfo urged the government to make the development of vocational and technical education, a major priority.

The school with a children population of about 300 has prioritized the teaching and learning of French language.

Source: GNA/NewsGhana.com.gh

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