Invest in Science Education, Parents charged as Welkinpedia 2017 holds
Parents have been implored to invest in their childrens science education.
This piece of advice was given by the zonal education officer, Ado-Odo/ Ota, Ogun state, Mrs. Oloko Oluwatosin while addressing the Welkinpedia 2017, annual science competition, prize giving and award ceremony held at Welkin School, Ado-Odo/Ota.
She noted that with the advancement in science and technology and importance of science in the 21st century, there is need for pupils to be curious about their environment and application of scientific principles and technological advancement in the real world which Welkinpedia aims to achieve.
She noted that education provides knowledge on which science is built and helps with knowledge of what is going on around us.
Oloko further explained that science is attained through studying and practices that can be done in the classroom and at home, stressing that science helps students to understand better and will make them relevant later in life.
She commended the authorities of Welkin schools for their interest in science.
In his address, the chairman, Welkin Schools, Beckley Adebayo, reiterated that science remains one of the ways we can make impact in life which is one of the goals of the school.
He congratulated the contestants for their commitment during the competition, while urging them not to relent on their effort as lots of achievements await them in future.
Adebayo, also charged the parents to always endeavour to supports their children academically, noting that whatever isgiven to them in terms of academic cannot be taken away from them.