The Holy Child College of Education in Takoradi in the Western Region has appealed to the government to help stop encroachment of its lands.
According to the College, most of the land have been used for farms by unknown people. This came to light at the 12th congregation of three hundred and 26 graduands of Holy Child College of Education in Sekondi Takoradi Metropolis.
The College currently runs a three year Diploma in education and three year diploma in basic education in early child hood education programme, four year Bachelor of education Degree programmes in primary and early childhood education as well as Junior High school education.
The college which has produced a good number of women qualified teachers’ and remains in the top ten preferred colleges in the country lucks basic facilities such as Science laboratory, ICT centre, dormitory and accommodation.
The students of the college are disturbed by the activities of Fulani herdsmen since the premises is not secured.
At the 12th congregation of the college, one person had first class in the Early childhood Programme while 21 also had second Class Upper Division,27 had second class lower Division,53 had third class and 15 pass. In the General Programme two got first class,50 had second Class Upper while 71 also had second Class Lower division 45 had third class and ten people had pass.
The Principal of the College Mrs.Margaret B.Lemair said the college has 978 students with 77 staff. She said the college has contributed immensely to the educational sector and appealed to government to assist the college by providing them with accommodation for staff.