The ICT tutor of Assin Asamankese D/A Primary
School in the Assin South District of the Central
Region, Augustine Kusi has incurred the wrath of
the District Director of the Ghana Education
Service (GES) Mrs Sally Nelly Colman who
claimed his conduct has disgraced the school
and the district as a whole.
A viral video making the rounds on various social
media platforms shows students in of school in a
classroom improvising a computer mouse by
using stones. The video shows the students
clicking and double-clicking the stones on
instructions by their teacher.
But Mrs Sally Nelly Colman disclosed that the
teacher could have applied to her office for the
devices if he required them for teaching and
learning of ICT which is part of the curricular for
According to her, improvising stones as mouse
for that purpose has made the district a subject
of ridicule worldwide and indicate that she may
institute sanctions against him in view of the
fact that there are some in stock at the GES
office which he could have applied and received
for the purpose.
Meanwhile Augustine Kusi, says for years the
school has had no access to a single computer
system after the only desktop given to them
“Since I came here those who were in class two
are now in class six and we haven’t had
anything like a computer that we can use to
teach,” he said in the interview.