Barikisu Suleiman: Championing Holistic Education and Community Growth
Madam Barikisu Suleiman is a facilitator at Answaru Deen Islamic Basic School in the Okaikwei North District, Greater Accra Region. She is known for championing holistic education and community growth.
Barikisu is the educational egalitarian who is also a promoter of human rights, child protection, and youth development in its entirety.
𝐈𝐧𝐧𝐨𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐜𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐞𝐜𝐡𝐧𝐢𝐪𝐮𝐞𝐬
Barikisu is a beacon of innovation in teaching. She seamlessly integrates play-based approaches, using modified indigenous games like hopscotch and ludo. Additionally, she harnesses the power of music, guiding her students to compose songs based on learned concepts.
Her innovative teaching methods have not gone unnoticed; she was recognised as the Best Primary Teacher by the Greater Accra Islamic Education Unit and clinched the top spot in the Primary Category of the Best Teacher and Worker Award by the Okaikoi Municipal Education Directorate.
Beyond her classroom, Barikisu is deeply involved in community upliftment. She has been pivotal in supporting Child and Youth Development in her community, dedicating her time to enlighten young minds.
𝐄𝐥𝐞𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐢𝐜 𝐄𝐱𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞
Barikisu’s students have consistently showcased improved academic performance, a testament to her effective teaching strategies.
“𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐮𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐜𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐛𝐫𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐁𝐚𝐫𝐢𝐤𝐢𝐬𝐮 𝐒𝐮𝐥𝐞𝐢𝐦𝐚𝐧, 𝐚𝐧 𝐞𝐝𝐮𝐜𝐚𝐭𝐨𝐫 𝐰𝐡𝐨𝐬𝐞 𝐭𝐢𝐫𝐞𝐥𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐞𝐟𝐟𝐨𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐚𝐫𝐞 𝐬𝐡𝐚𝐩𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐥𝐞𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐨𝐟 𝐭𝐨𝐦𝐨𝐫𝐫𝐨𝐰!,” NTC added.