Galaxy International School
Galaxy International School

The Fair was aimed at reminding all and sundry about the vital role Science and Technology plays especially in addressing human challenges.

Galaxy International School
Galaxy International School

Pupils of the school between the ages of three and sixteen showcased various Science experiments in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Social Sciences and the Arts at the Fair.

The one -day fair which was held at school’s premises at their new Ultra Modern Secondary building in Accra attracted numerous students from different schools and parents as well who had come to share in the joy of science.

In his inaugural speech the Managing Director of Galaxy International Mr Yusuf Temizkan, who was speaking during the School’s 12th Science Fair stated that “Learning is not a spectator sport. Students do not learn much just sitting in classes listening to teachers, memorizing pre-packaged assignments, and spitting out answers.

They must talk about what they are learning, write reflectively about it, relate it to past experiences, and apply it to their daily lives, they must make what they learn part of themselves”.

The aims of organizing this event among many others is to teach students to practice what they learn in theory in the classrooms so that they are able to use the knowledge gained to understand new concepts, make well decisions and pursue interests.

In conclusion he lauded the Government of Ghana for , stakeholders and parents for their unwavering support.

And permitting them to educate their children and teachers and students for their hard work in striving towards excellence.

According to him, the fair will be organized every year to instil a sense of intrigue and enable students develop understanding from questions based both on the knowledge they already have and the insight they wish to gain in future.

The Director General for Education of the Ghana Education Service Mr. Jacob Kor who graced the occasion stated in his speech that students must always be given the opportunity to increase their knowledge.

And that must not always learn to be consumers of science product only but producers as well.

“Knowledge does not end anywhere not even in death and so we must take the development of science and learning seriously”, he added. He also commended the school for their gallant feat.

Mr. Kor was taken to the various stands to witness what the young scientists had been working on in the course of the academic year.

In all there were about 70 stands displaying not only scientific projects but covered other areas such as Maths, Arts, French, Turkish , ICT and many more.

By: Isaac Kofi Dzokpo/NewsGhana.com.GH

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