Educational trips are essential parts of every academic year. Are you contemplating fun-filled places you could take your students this year?
Wonder no more! Here are some funs but educative locations you could treat your students to this year!
THE FLAGSTAFF HOUSE: is currently the seat of government. It is a beautiful edifice with promising side attractions. The tricky part is to be able to secure permission from the appropriate authorities and you are good to go.
THE PARLIAMENT OF GHANA: it is an ideal excursion idea for students who enjoy governance and politics. It is a great way to motivate your students to aim for future jobs in politics. Your students will not only have fun but will learn so much about Ghana’s political history. They will also get to see real legislation in action. All one needs to visit such a place is to write a letter to the parliament of Ghana requesting to observe proceedings in the house and voila! The Job is half done!
THE OSU CASTLE: has been the seat of government for centuries since pre-colonial times. It is one of the places you only read about in books. Since it became vacant, it has become a hot spot for tourism. The castle holds so much history and adventure for young minds. Instead of teaching slavery and pre-colonialism from a textbook why don’t you take your students on a live adventure to see and feel things for themselves?
GOOGLE GHANA OFFICE: It is for students looking to pursue a career in the tech sector. Visiting the Google office right here in Ghana is a great way to motivate your students to go for the big kill in a tech career. They will get to see most of the actions that goes behind the scene. The Google office also houses YouTube; a subsidiary of Google.
KWAME NKRUMAH MAUSOLEUM is the final resting place of Dr Kwame Nkrumah Ghana’s first president. It contains his remains and personal belongings of the African Star. Students could learn so much about his life by simply visiting there.
Classroom lessons can be boring, why don’t you switch things up by taking some of your lessons outside the classrooms. This is totally dependent on the lesson or course being taught.