• Grades 9 to 12 students return to face-to-face learning

    ─ ‘Operation Recovery’ to address school dropouts

    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.

  • Guyana inks US$44 Million loan agreement with World Bank to boost education programme

    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.

  • Guyana’s education system will ensure that “no one is left behind” – President Ali

    …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.

  • Helping children to overcome ‘hidden’ disabilities

    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.

  • Historic! Charlestown Secondary takes ExxonMobil U-14 football ‘double’

    “Charles is King” one man blurted in the background as captains Malcolm Hendricks and Chinwendu Rover posed proudly with the championship trophies, signaling Charlestown Secondary’s dominance in the ExxonMobil Under-14 School Football tournament.

    The riveting finals in the Boys and Girls category transformed the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue into a festive atmosphere on Saturday as school football, coordinated by the Petra Organisation, returned in all its magnificence.

  • In a bid to support blended learning opportunities for Guyanese youth

    In a bid to support blended learning opportunities for Guyanese youth, Peace Corps Guyana hosted a skills-building training session for local teachers who deliver educational television.

  • Literacy July/August Vacation Camps

    The Ministry of Education, through the National Literacy Department and the Regional Literacy Coordinators is conducting a series of literacy camps during the July/August vacation period in Regions Two, Four, Five, Six, Nine, Ten, and Education district Georgetown.
  • Ministry gets Peace Corps support to advance delivery of education

    Even as the Ministry of Education seeks to advance its mission to enhance its delivery of education and training, moves have been made to ink a strategic Memorandum of Understanding [MOU].

    The MOU, which will span a period of seven years, was inked yesterday between the Ministry and Peace Corps Guyana at a signing ceremony in the boardroom of the Ministry’s 21 Brickdam, Georgetown boardroom.

  • MoE looking to enhance Road Safety Patrols programme in schools

    To ensure the safety of students, the Ministry of Education will be enhancing the Road Safety Patrols programme in schools across the country.

    On Wednesday morning, Chief Education Officer, Dr. Marcel Hutson met with Assistant Chief Education Officer for Health and Family Life Education (ACEO-HFLE) Carol Benn and other representatives from the unit along with representatives from the National Road Safety Council and the Guyana Police Force’s Traffic Department, to discuss a road safety plan of action.

  • MoE Statement on St. Joseph's High School issue

    (October 3, 2022) -  The Ministry of Education is aware of the issue involving a student at St. Joseph's High School who has taken their life. The Ministry wishes to inform the public that preliminary information has been received and that a full investigation has been launched into the matter.

  • More than 5000 calls and messages were answered via “Because We Care’ helpline

    (August 8, 2022) – Over the last two weeks, the Ministry of Education’s “Because We Care” cash grant helpline has processed more than 3500 calls and 4000 WhatsApp messages.

  • No hungry pupils: More than 10,000 benefiting from breakfast programme

    More 10,000 Grade Six pupils will be able to learn throughout the school day without being plagued by hunger as the primary schools’ breakfast programme continues to expand across Guyana’s coastal regions.

  • Orientation for 2022 registrants begins today.

    The government plans to allocate 20 per cent (or one-fifths) of the country’s national budget to expand and improve Guyana’s education sector, President Dr. Irfaan Ali told fellow world leaders on Monday.

    The Guyanese Head of State, who chaired the first leaders’ roundtable on transforming education worldwide, also recommitted to making tertiary education in Guyana free by 2025.

  • Over $5.8B in “Because We Care” cash grants, uniform allowances to be distributed this year

    The Government of Guyana will distribute a total of 193,679 “Because We Care” cash grants and school uniform allowances, with an estimated cost of over $5.8 billion in 2022.

  • Over 200 Guyanese graduated from the Avasant Foundation’s Digital Skills Training Programme

    (August 18, 2022) – Over two hundred Guyanese are now equipped with pertinent skills required for them to participate in the new digital economy.

  • Parents being repaid after $7M goes missing from Sparta Primary’s Thrift Society

    An issue of unpaid Cooperative Thrift Society payments to children of the Sparta Primary School in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam) that was reported since 2019 has been resolved, the Education Ministry informed on Tuesday.

  • Press Release Guyana Participating in the UN’s Transforming Education Summit

    (September 18, 2022) -  Guyana is currently being represented at the United Nations Transforming Education Summit held in New York from September 16 to September 19, 2022.

    The Ministry of Education's Chief Planning Officer, Ms Nicola Johnson,  Legal Officer and Public Relations Manager, Mr Murtland Haley along with Guyana’s top performing Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE) 2022 Mr Bhedesh Persaud and Ms Loiselle Robinson, a teacher from the Barima Waini region (Region One) are attending the event.

  • Pupils receive spectacles, and hygiene packages from HFLE Unit

    (May 12, 2022) – Through the Ministry of Education’s Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) Unit, two students from President’s College have received their much-needed spectacles.

  • Renewed curriculum for nursery to be piloted in 103 schools

    THE Ministry of Education has concluded a five-day workshop on “Piloting of the Renewed Curriculum” for the nursery level at Grand Coastal Hotel.
    At this workshop, 57 master trainers were trained, and they will be responsible for training nursery teachers across the country.

  • SCCP launched at Westminster Secondary School

    On Monday, parents of Grade 10 students of the Westminster Secondary School in Region Three along with their children were briefed on the plan to launch the Secondary Competency Certificate Programme (SCCP) at the school.

    Parents and students were briefed yesterday by Officers within the Ministry’s Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Unit about the different subjects the students will be exposed to and what will be expected of them.

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