Disabilities should not separate persons from each other – Minister Manickchand
The Government of Guyana through the Ministry of Education will commence the handing over of the “Because We Care” cash grant and the School Uniform and Supplies Grant to children in the public school system on July 15, 2021.
Over 214,000 children from public and private schools will soon benefit from the annual ‘Because We Care’ cash grant coupled with the school uniform and supplies voucher totalling $40,000 per child, as the government will commence distribution countrywide on Monday, June 5.
MINISTER of Education, Priya Manickchand, said that the distribution of the $25,000 “Because We Care” cash grant and $5,000 uniform voucher will begin across the country on August 2.
Dr. Petal Punalall-Jetoo is the National Science Coordinator and heads the Science Unit within the Ministry of Education NCERD, Guyana. She is responsible for designing, implementing and monitoring programmes that improve Secondary School science education. She introduced the Inquiry Based Science Education (IBSE) pilot project for Primary Schools in collaboration with the Caribbean Academy of Sciences (CAS) and UNESCO.
The Ministries of Education and Public Health are collaborating to offer Early Stimulation Intervention for individuals and their families affected by Microcephaly. The intervention will be offered at the Centre for Stimulating children, youth and adolescents with special educational needs associated with disabilities (Cyril Potter College of Education Compound).
Easter at MOE - The Ministry of Education held its Easter program today at the Ministry's 21 Brickdam parking lot where staff were reminded about the reason behind Easter and the significance it has in their lives.
Easter Bonanza 2022! - Today the Department of Education - Georgetown hosted an Easter Bonanza event for the children living along Leopold and Breda Streets, Georgetown.
(April 20, 2022) - Today, the Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand met with the academic and administrative staff of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE). The meeting focused on enhancing and expanding the services offered by the College particularly as the Ministry aims to increase the number of trained teachers in schools across Guyana.
(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.
(January 13, 2023) – The Ministry of Education is committed to ensuring the students, teachers and ancillary staff of the Christ Church Secondary School are adequately accommodated in the shortest possible time following last evening’s devastating fire.
(May 16, 2023) – On Tuesday, the Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand visited the marking centre for the recently concluded National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) which was conducted and is being marked by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
The Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, on Tuesday, visited the marking centre for the recently concluded National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) which was conducted and is being marked by the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC).
to roll out comprehensive programme by September
EVEN as Guyana continues to emerge as a topper at national and regional examinations, the Ministry of Education is aiming to ensure that there are well-rounded students in the school system in an attempt to create better citizens and leaders.
The Ministry of Education and the Commonwealth of Learning (CoL) are partnering once more to provide free online training to Guyanese. This will be done through the CoL’s Skills for Work initiative being offered to citizens of Commonwealth countries for them to acquire skills to gain employment, better work opportunities and improved livelihoods.
The Government of Guyana has announced that a shipment of Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is expected to arrive in Guyana shortly. The vaccine has been approved in the United States of America to be used by children aged 12 to 17 and has been administered there and in other countries.
The Ministry of Education wishes to correct the misinformation that has been reported regarding an incident that took place today at its 21 Brickdam office concerning unvaccinated staff.
(May 18,2023) - The Ministry of Education rejects as wholly untrue and malicious the claim by the APNU/AFC that a unit under the APNU was set up at the Ministry of Education to address the Housing revolving fund and that said unit was dismantled by the new PPP/C Government.
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