Ghanaian Broadcast Journalist, Serwaa Amihere has called on the Ghana Education Service (G.E.S) to help put a stop to the filming of school children by their teachers for social media.
Recently, the practice of school teachers filming their students and putting the videos on social media for various reactions by the public has been on the rise.
In a series of tweets on Wednesday, February 22, Serwaa Amihere stated that the practice was becoming a menace, and should be ended.
Serwaa Amihere also expressed her concern that these videos often make a mockery of these children although it might have been well-intentioned to highlight the challenges that school children face in accessing education and seeking help.
The award-winning Journalist stated that the practice was not doing the kids any good, could affect their confidence in the future, and could have lasting effects on these children; Hence, her call on the G.E.S. to help put a stop to it.
The media personality called for the end of the practice while adding that education is a fundamental human right, and every child should have the opportunity to learn without fear of being ridiculed or shamed.
Source: Vault News