Ministry of Education, Guyana

Departments

Departments within Ministry of Education

Policy, Implementation and Monitoring (PIM) Unit

This unit is headed by the DCEO (Administration). It has the responsibility of ensuring that all Education Districts comply fully with the Education Act, Policies and Regulations developed by the Ministry of Education. The head of this unit is the... Read more

Organisation Group: 21 Brickdam, Georgetown

Technical, Vocational Education and Training Unit

Philosophy:We believe that every citizen has the ability to develop competency in at least one skill that will contribute to a prosperous Guyana. Vision: “A national TVET system created to meet the changing demands of global competitiveness” Mission Statement: The Mission is... Read more

Organisation Group: Technical, Vocational Education and Training (TVET)

Examination Division

Mission StatementTo facilitate the efficient administration of both local and overseas examinations, and to ensure that the integrity of these examinations is maintained.Description of Division The Examinations Division has responsibility for making arrangements for the administration of all public examinations, which come... Read more

Organisation Group: Examination Division

Planning Unit

The main objective of the Education Planning Unit is to provide effective support to the Ministry of Education in its development, implementation and monitoring of education policies and plans.    Key Functions are:   To prepare long and short term education plans that relate... Read more

Organisation Group: The Planning Unit

The Distribution Unit

The Distribution Unit comprises of two activities head namely, the Book Distribution Unit and the Special Projects Unit. The unit operates in collaboration with other key departments of the Ministry of Education with the aim of making education a fun... Read more

Organisation Group: Distribution Unit

Monitoring, Evaluating, Reporting and Development (MERD) Unit

Monitoring of education delivery in the eleven Education Districts will be done by the Monitoring, Evaluating, Reporting and Development Unit, headed by the Deputy Chief Education Officer (MERD) which will be located at Central Ministry. It will absorb some of... Read more

Organisation Group: 68 Brickdam, Georgetown

About Allied Arts Unit

{tab About Us} This unit plays its role in developing and releasing the full potential of the child. While the curriculum seeks to ensure a literate child, it also seeks to develop physically sound and literate learner with an understanding and... Read more

Organisation Group: Allied Arts Unit

Assistant Chief Education Officers

Conceptually, education policy making and monitoring is differentiated from education implementation. This is a logical position and is one of the main reasons for the current structural formation. However, at another important level, education is too complex and far reaching... Read more

Organisation Group: Administration

School Health, Nutrition and HIV / AIDS Unit

This unit has been established to coordinate Health, Nutrition and HIV / AIDS related policies throughout the eleven Education Districts. This Unit is headed by a Coordinator who has a reporting relationship to the Permanent Secretary. Read more

Organisation Group: 68 Brickdam, Georgetown

The Permanent Secretary

Purpose To advise the Minister on the formulation of policy in relation to the Ministry and its constituent departments; planning programmes and allocating responsibility to Divisional Heads; and directing and controlling the activities of the units/departments of the ministry. Read more

Organisation Group: Administration

Management Information System (MIS) Unit

Management Information Systems Unit is a sub-unit of the Central Planning Unit. In today’s environment where science and technology play vital roles, the MIS Unit in the Ministry Of Education (MOE) holds the key for rapid progress and... Read more

Organisation Group: 68 Brickdam, Georgetown

The Chief Education Officer

The Chief Education Officer is the Head of the Professional Arm of the Ministry of Education. Reporting to this officer are three (3) deputies: the Deputy Chief Education Officer (Administration) responsible for the Policy Implementation and Monitoring Unit, the Deputy... Read more

Organisation Group: Administration

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