The New Juaben Municipal Director of Education, Christina Boateng has called on teachers to take advantage of information technology to improve learning schemes and make education attractive to their students. She told that the advent of ICT has made access to knowledge, vital force for transforming social, economic and political life globally. Boateng told this at the opening of the Eastern Regional Conference of the Ghana Association of Science Teachers in Koforidua. She stressed that Science and Technology are vital for the development of every nation and called for heavy investments in the area to propel least developed countries to catch up with wealthier nations. She also called for the youth to be encouraged to study science in order to man Ghana's emerging oil industry.
Boateng told that various products derived from petroleum can provide a sustainable source of employment for the youth if they are given the appropriate training in Science and Technology. Boateng, however, cautioned the nation to be mindful of the associated challenges of the Science and Technology such as cyber fraud, and the proliferation of pornographic materials on the Internet and take steps to check them.