two additional schools in the pipeline; $4B spent to enhance infrastructure at Zeelugt, Tuschen over the past three years.
OVER 87,000 children are benefitting from the government’s national school feeding programme, which provides juice and biscuits, breakfast, and hot meals.
-Islands’ NDCs also receive brush cutters
The Ministry of Education this week commenced the distribution of the $19,000 Because We Care cash grants to Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) students in the public and private schools. A total of 582 students are registered to receive the grants across the country. This includes 429 in the public schools offering CAPE and 153 from the private schools.
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.
Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, yesterday announced that her Ministry has decided to extend the school uniform and supplies voucher programme.
–Says Government will put systems in place to amplify access to capital for women
President Dr Irfaan Ali, in a message to mark World Children’s Day today (November 20), has affirmed that education remains a key element of his government’s plan to ensure a better future for the nation’s children.
-Ministry of Education – Sector Highlights 2021
More than 300 pupils will be accommodated at the new Victoria Lily Primary School at Tuschen, East Bank Essequibo.
–in bid to nip ‘garbage dumping’ in the bud
Five persons were Friday afternoon sworn in as members of the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) and in effect reconstituted an important constitutional body that now intends to move swiftly to address the shortage of teachers and the promotion of many deserving members of the teaching profession.
Students of Wakenaam and Leguan Islands, Region Three, will now be able to travel to school in comfort and their parents will be relieved of transportation costs, following the handing over on Saturday of school buses valued close to $10 million.
–as President Ali vows to tackle wasteful gov’t spending
-Uniform voucher doubled
-Corporate taxes for private schools removed
- Presents President’s Medal to top performers at UG’s 2020 graduation ceremony
… says impact of COVID-19 on education frightening
…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.
His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali, presented the President's Medal to the two valedictorians; 24-year-old Deepa Odit from the Turkeyen Campus, who completed a Bachelor of Science Degree in Pharmacy and attained a 3.9 GPA, and 36-year-old Savitree Budram from the Tain Campus, who completed a Bachelor of Education—Administration Degree and attained a GPA of 4.0.
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