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Teacher Spotlight: Solomon Akolgo

Solomon is a junior high school teacher at the St Sylvanus Roman Catholic School in Pokuase. He has been facilitating #STEM clubs for girls since 2009, when it was a project of Science Club for Girls. He sets an example for his students by being an avid learner. Last we heard, he was doing a course on biotechnology. Here’s more about him.

How long have you been teaching?

I have been teaching ten years now.

Who’s your role model?

My former president John Evans Atta Mills.

Former Ghana President John Atta Mills

When did you become interested in science?

I developed an interest in science when I was in junior level because of my science teacher then. His method of teaching and demeanor motivated me.

Why are you part of The Exploratory?

I am happy to be part of The Exploratory as the clubs help bring out the potential in young children, especially girls.

What’s your favourite food?

Rice with pepper soup.