-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
–in bid to nip ‘garbage dumping’ in the bud
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
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.
President Irfaan Ali says that the priority issues in several Bartica schools in Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) will be addressed immediately.
Parents on Monday expressed gratitude to the government for extending the ‘Because We Care’ cash grant initiative to private school students.
— printing of uniform voucher underway
Parents of students attending private schools in Guyana have lauded the decision by His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali to extend the “Because We Care” cash grant initiative to their children.
Citizens have voiced their contentment over the announcement of the return and increase of the “Because We Care” Cash Grant by the Government.
To make the Pfizer BioNTech vaccines more accessible, the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Ministry of Health will be hosting a COVID-19 Vaccination drive for adolescents on Sunday, August 29, 2021.
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