• Disabilities should not separate persons from each other – Minister Manickchand

    Disabilities should not separate persons from each other – Minister Manickchand

    …as MoE and GPL launch Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month 2022
    (April 1, 2022) – Today the Ministry of Education in collaboration with the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL) launched Autism Awareness/Acceptance Month 2022. Today’s launch began with an Autism Walk which began at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) and ended at Main Street Avenue in front of GPL’s office where a formal programme to launch the month of activities was held.
  • Distribution of $3.2B in ‘Because We Care’ cash grant to commence next week

    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.

  • Distribution of $40,000 education cash grant to commence on June 5

    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.  

  • Distribution of education cash grant to commence August 2

    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

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    Dr. Petal Punalall-Jetoo
    National Science Coordinator(NCERD)

    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.

  • Early Stimulation Intervention now being offered at Special Needs centre

    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

    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

    Easter Bonanza 2022! - Today the Department of Education - Georgetown hosted an Easter Bonanza event for the children living along Leopold and Breda Streets, Georgetown.

  • Education Minister engages CPCE on improving and expanding teacher training across Guyana

    (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.

  • Education Minister launches National Breakfast Program

    (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.

  • Education Minister meets with teachers and staff of Christ Church Secondary School

    (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.

  • Education Minister visits NGSA marking centre

    (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).

  • Education Minister visits NGSA marking centre

    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).

  • Education ministry aiming for well-rounded student development

    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.

  • Education Ministry and Commonwealth of Learning collaborate on the Skills for Work initiative

    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.

  • Education Ministry and Commonwealth of Learning collaborate on the Skills for Work initiative

    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.

  • Education Ministry begins engaging principals of schools regarding vaccination for students as the reopening of schools draws closer

    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.

  • Education Ministry begins engaging principals of schools regarding vaccination for students as the reopening of schools draws closer

    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.

  • Education Ministry clarifies untruths regarding today’s removal of unvaccinated staff from its Brickdam Office

    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.

  • EDUCATION MINISTRY DEBUNKS APNU/AFC UNTRUTHS

    (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.