• Ministry of Education met with the Guyana Teachers’ Union

    On Wednesday, the Ministry of Education met with the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) again to give attention to the Teachers’ Appraisal Instrument that is being finalized.

  • 60th National Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships launched

    Kaieteur News – The 60th National Cycling, Swimming and Track and Field Championships was officially launched yesterday at the National Track and Field Center, Leonora.

  • Agreement signed between MOE and GTU for salary and non-salary benefits

    The Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers' Union (GTU) met today Wednesday, October 24, 2018 and signed an agreement on conditions of employment for Teachers/Teacher Educators as it relates to salaries and non-salary benefits for the period January 2016 to December 2018.

  • Education Ministry host maths walk and exhibition

    … as efforts intensify to bring about improvement in the subject area

  • Education Officers conference to tackle management and supervision of schools

    news 20180418 4As the Ministry of Education (MoE) continues to explore opportunities to improve education delivery nationally, Regional Education Officers (REDO’s) will be engaged in intense discussion over the next three days as they meet for their annual REDO’s Retreat from April 18-20, 2018 in Region eight (Potaro-Siparuni) Mahdia.

    The conference is tailored to ensuring that the officers are able to demonstrate effective management and supervisory skills in the dispensation of their daily functions in their respective regions. The educators are encouraged to submit accurate and timely reports with a view of ensuring that issues affecting education and schools in the regions are addressed expeditiously.

  • First draft of Education Sector Plan 2019-2023-Vision 2030, presented to development partners

    “The new Education Sector Plan is mandated to address systems that will ensure the Education Sector successfully addresses all weaknesses, improve standard operating procedures and equate the system to the advancement and changes occurring across the globe”- Dr Nicolette Henry

  • Give teachers assistants or change nursery entry age – COI proposes

    In addition to providing assistants to teachers, calls are being made for regional committees to be established to monitor the goings-on in nursery level schools. In fact, it is an expressed recommendation of the recently completed Commission of Inquiry [COI] into the education system.news 20170504 2

  • GoG and GTU Taskforce Meeting

    news 20171101 4Today an Inter-ministerial and Guyana Teachers Union taskforce was established.

  • GTU/Canadian Teachers Federation commences two-week workshop in Kwakwani

    Kwakwani may be a community of low performing schools at present but all things being equal there may soon be a shift for better and improved performance.news 20170718 1
    On Monday, Chief Education Officer Marcel Hutson called on a gathering of teachers at the Kwakwani Primary School to turn the tide through collective engagements with stakeholders and through self-development as a motivator to the rest of the nation.
    Hutson made these remarks to signal the commencement of a two-week training workshop for teachers in Kwakwani. This has been an annual feature for several years, funded by the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) in collaboration with the Government through the Ministry of Education.
  • Meeting held today with officials of the Ministry of Education and Executives of the Guyana Teachers Union

    news 20171027 2Today, the Ministry of Education and the Guyana Teachers Union engaged in a meeting that was intended to discuss a number of issues that have been highlighted by the GTU.

  • Qualified administrators can opt to remain in classrooms

    news 20180301 2Qualified Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers could remain active classroom teachers if they so desire. This development comes even as the Guyana Teachers’ Union [GTU] agitates for the implementation of the Master Teachers Programme.

  • Qualified administrators can opt to remain in classrooms

    news 20180301 2Qualified Head Teachers and Deputy Head Teachers could remain active classroom teachers if they so desire. This development comes even as the Guyana Teachers’ Union [GTU] agitates for the implementation of the Master Teachers Programme.

  • Report from High-Level Task Force handed over to Minister of Education

    news 20180406Today, the Report from the High-Level Task Force that was put together in November last year to address the salary negotiations for teachers was handed over to Minister of Education, Hon. Nicolette Henry.

  • Salary negotiations for teachers… GTU satisfied with recommendations of Task Force

    news 20180410A final report of the High Level Task Force established to fast-track salary negotiations for public school teachers has been completed.

  • Task Force heard of measures to improve performance during negotiation – CEO

    news 20180414 2– final COI report into education system to be eventually made public

    Even as public school teachers await the inking of an agreement that will see them becoming eligible for a pay hike, Chief Education Officer [CEO], Mr. Marcel Hutson, is regarding the recently concluded negotiation process [which has paved the way for an increase] as a thorough one.
    He revealed that the process was one that not only saw the teachers’ bargaining body, the Guyana Teachers’ Union [GTU], making solid recommendations in the interest of its constituents, but recommendations were also made by officials of the Ministry of Education. The Ministry’s recommendations, Hutson said, like those proposed by the GTU, are aimed at improving the education system in a general sense.

  • Teachers union, NGO forge pact to help address social ills

    news 20180124 1Not only are the teachers, spread across the public school system, seen as important but according Secretary of the Guyana Teachers Union [GTU], Ms. Coretta McDonald, “our charges who are the students and the pupils are even more important because they’re the ones who are going to be our leaders of tomorrow.”

  • Teachers union, NGO forge pact to help address social ills

    news 20180124 1Not only are the teachers, spread across the public school system, seen as important but according Secretary of the Guyana Teachers Union [GTU], Ms. Coretta McDonald, “our charges who are the students and the pupils are even more important because they’re the ones who are going to be our leaders of tomorrow.”

  • Women’s arm of teachers’ union celebrates 78 years

    The Women’s Advisory Committee (WAC) of the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) will be hosting a number of activities to mark its 78th anniversary.

  • “Be an inspiration to your students”- Minister Karen Cummings

    news 20171003 9In observance of the World Teacher’s Day, the Ministry of Public Health partnered with the Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) Buxton branch on Tuesday, to host a health outreach for teachers of Bladen Hall Multilateral Secondary School.