(August 24, 2022) – On June 19, 2021, the North Ruimveldt Secondary School was destroyed by fire. On that day, the Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand said that the school will be rebuilt. Today, a contract with a project sum of $566.9M was signed for the reconstruction of the school.
(October 2, 2022) - The Advisor to the Minister of Education, Ms. Africo Selman, is currently in Japan to participate in the 19th Science and Technology Forum as well as the 19th Science and Technology Ministers' Roundtable, October 1, 2022, to October 4, 2022.
(May 14, 2022) – The Ketley Primary School in Georgetown retained the title of Literacy Bee Champions today at the National Cultural Centre following their win back in 2020 at the first edition of the competition.
(May 10, 2022) – In the next nine months, students attending the Government Technical Institute will benefit from a brand-new state of the art building.
In the next nine months, students attending the Government Technical Institute will benefit from a brand-new state of the art building.
Minister of Education Priya Manickchand witnessed the signing of the contract. She said the fire which gutted the school has had a devastating impact, even in the school being forced to reduce its intake.
- Another promise delivered
(September 10, 2022) – A promise was made to the residents of the Martyr’s Ville Community on the East Coast of Demerara that a nursery school will be built in the community to relieve parents of the burden of taking their children to the Mon Repos Nursery School and the Good Hope Nursery School which are located further away.
(October 21, 2022) – On Friday, 110 students who undertook Golf for the Caribbean Secondary Examinations Certificate (CSEC®) 2022 were honoured for their outstanding performance.
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) is working with the Ministry of Education and other agencies to tackle the issue of illegal drugs making their way into schools.
Head of CANU James Singh told reporters on Thursday that ranks have identified several new types of drugs that are now prevalent in society and efforts are being made to get them off the streets.
GUYANA is expected to introduce coding, the process of writing computer programmes, to pupils at the primary school level in public schools across the country, President, Dr. Irfaan Ali said.
Teaching children to earn, save and manage money is essential, according to Athalyah Yisreal, the co-founder of Outliers Zone Caribbean – a company dedicated to teaching money management skills.Yisreal launched the ‘Teach a Child to Save’ (TACTS) 10k school tour on Friday at the Herdmanston Lodge in Georgetown.
The United Kingdom has collaborated with the Government of Guyana to conduct a Children’s Art Competition on Climate Change under the Theme: “The Environment and the impact of Climate Change”.
(August 8, 2022) – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®), the Ministry of Education and the Council for Technical Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) today hosted a pre-stakeholder meeting to begin the assessment of 34 secondary schools in Guyana to offer the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).
(September 6, 2022) – The Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today launched the National Breakfast program which will provide a daily breakfast meal to Grade Six students in the coastal regions, two, three, four, five, six and 10.
EdYou FM, Guyana’s education-focused radio station, has expanded to Lethem in Region Nine (Upper Takutu- Upper Essequibo), and will soon be broadcasting to children and adults all across Guyana’s southern region.
(October 6, 2022) – The Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today officially launched the Ministry’s Edutrition: Breakfast for Success programme in the Pomeroon Supenaam Region (Region Two).
Scores of students from Grades 9 to 12 finally returned to full face-to-face learning at schools on Monday, after almost two years of online learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Education Minister Priya Manickchand welcomed the agreement and stated that the project aligns with the Education Ministry’s goals to improve and expand access to quality secondary education while simultaneously developing the country’s TVET sector.
…commits to improving expenditure, enhancing inclusivity at UNGA’s Education Summit
Kaieteur News – Given the importance of education in the ever-changing landscape of Guyana, President Irfaan Ali has revealed that efforts are already in place to not only enhance its delivery but to ensure that it benefits all citizens of the country.
UNLIKE obvious physical disabilities in children which may be easy to diagnose and treat, there are other ‘hidden’ ones that specialists may need to pay more attention to so as to be able to determine, accurately, just what the problem is.
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