The Department of Community Development, Regional Office, Ho, organized a one-day training for Municipal/District Community Development Unit Heads in the Volta and Oti Regions on Wednesday 8th December, 2021 at the Pensioners Hall, Ho. The objective was to equip officers to effectively engage communities about the safe school policy and explore how communities can contribute to create safe schools in the volta region. Officers were taken through the following;

  • the concept of ‘safe’ schools
  • what makes a safe school?
  • benefits of safe schools
  • positive discipline
  • corporal punishment
  • positive toolkits
  • Positive discipline,
  • Corporal punishment

The officers were also taken through policy documents relevant to the role of the department of community development and what local government service expects from staff of the unit.