There were a total of 16 entries covering both Organisations and Individual. In some cases Organisations/Individuals entered more than one category. This competition was judged on 29th May, 2016.
The Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine and Officers of the Ministry of Education this morning visited and paid their respects to Ms. Alieka Davis, mother of Kevon Scipio, who died after being hit by a truck that was at the time transporting steel pans on Tuesday, May 24 at the North Ruimveldt Secondary School.
Due to activities being held on May 26, 2016, Golden Jubilee of Independence, candidates due to sit CSEC and CAPE on the said day will be accommodated at alternative centres. Please find attached a table detailing the examination centres and schools that will be accommodated at each centre.
As Guyana prepares to celebrate its 50th year of Independence on May 26, 2016, the Department of Education-Georgetown this morning hosted a Flag Raising Ceremony as part of the jubilee celebrations on the lawns of its 68 Brickdam, Stabroek Office.
Those in attendance were treated to National Songs by the combined choir of Georgetown, Steel Pan renditions from students of the North Ruimveldt Secondary School and a poem from Mr. Randolph Critchlow.
...Ministry is looking to establish intersectoral committee to guide all school feeding activities
...Implementation of school gardens on the agenda
The hunger experienced by a child due to an inadequate breakfast and/or because he or she has a long and arduous journey to school, is a major contributor to poor academic achievement. The Ministry of Education now wishes to expand and improve its school feeding programme to include a nutritionally balanced breakfast so that the impact of the crucial morning learning hours is not diminished.
On Friday, May 06, 2016, the Honourable Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine and team visited the marking centre for the National Grade Six Assessment 2016 which was written by approximately 14,500 candidates on April, 27 and April 28, 2016.
The National Commemoration Commission wishes to notify the general public about the following upcoming events being held across various regions for Guyana’s 50th Anniversary Celebration.
Road Closure for Independence Day Float Parade scheduled for May 26, 2016 between 06:00hrs to 00:00hrs
The National Commemoration Commission wishes to advise the general public that the Guyana Police Force Traffic Department has issued road closure on May 26, 2016 to various roads across Georgetown in order to facilitate the Independence Day Float Parade.
The National Commemoration Commission wishes to advise the general public that flag raising ceremonies to mark Guyana’s 50th Independence Anniversary celebrations will be held in all ten administrative regions. A Government Minister will deliver the feature address at each ceremony.
Below please find the schedule in the regions with the relevant details. You are therefore asked to relate with the regional executive officers of the various regions for any additional details.
Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) and Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) students from seven city schools sitting examinations on Thursday, May 26 will be relocated to facilitate the float parade to mark the country’s 50th Independence Anniversary.