The principal for the Paynesville Community High School (PCHS) in Paynesville, Montserrado County, Mr. Alphonso S. Kanboh has outlined several challenges facing his institution.
He named the lack of some teachers not on government’s payroll, computers and among other as some constraints facing the Paynesville Community High School.
Mr. Kanboh made the disclosure to the Daily Observer newspaper on Tuesday on his campus in an exclusive interview.
According to Kanboh these conditions are making learning situation difficult for students at his institution.
He said that there are seven of the teachers in the school who have taught for over 2-years and are yet to be put on government’s payroll, adding that those teachers have gone through the ministry of education’s verification process.
“There are about seven of our instructors who are making sacrifices with the hope to be on government’s payroll. These teachers are all bachelors degrees holders qualified for employment,” he disclosed.
He also added that students in the school are not acquiring practical knowledge of computers.
“The few computers in the school are not functional for use to increase the knowledge of students. Because of such conditions the students are only taught the theoretical knowledge,” he said.
Moreover, Kanboh made mentioned that prescribed text books for chemistry and biology are lacking.
“We have appealed to some non-governmental organizations to provide us the needed text books to instruct our students,” he disclosed.