• Guyana participates in IX School Feeding Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean

    Over the last three days, Guyana participated in the IX School Feeding Forum for Latin America and the Caribbean hosted in Barranquilla, Columbia.

    The country was represented by the Ministry of Education’s School Feeding Coordinator, Mahendra Phagwah. During a discussion, he stated that the Government of Guyana is keen on ensuring that vulnerable children receive a meal every day and further highlighted the Government’s plans to expand the School Feeding Programme to better serve students in need.

  • Guyana tops regional CAPE and CSEC 2021 awards

    The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced the 2021 top awardees for the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) and the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) examinations with Guyanese students receiving the top awards for both.

  • Guyana’s education system will ensure that “no one is left behind” – President Ali

    …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.

  • Guyana’s Samuel Haynes to attend UN education meeting in Paris

    THE 2021 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) top performer and former Queen’s College student, Samuel Haynes, will be representing Guyana next week at the United Nations’ Transforming Education Pre-Summit in Paris, France.

  • Guyanese born author nurturing young minds

    Karen Roberts is a woman with a passion to feed young minds with good morals and self- esteem.

  • Guyanese families to benefit from $3.2B in Govt’s Because We Care Cash Grant programme

    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. The Because We Care Grant is valued at $15,000 this year and the School Uniform and Supplies Grant is valued at $4,000, giving a total of $19,000 for each child in the public education system.

  • Guyanese families to benefit from $3.2B in Govt’s ‘Because We Care’ Cash Grant programme

    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. The Because We Care Grant is valued at $15,000 this year and the School Uniform and Supplies Grant is valued at $4,000, giving a total of $19,000 for each child in the public education system.

  • Hair rules: Manickchand says children’s rights, self-esteem must be considered

    The conversation on dated hair rules in schools continues with the Ministry of Education now moving to meet with teachers next but subject minister Priya Manickchand emphasised that children’s rights and self- esteem must be considered.

  • Hair rules: the conversation continues

    (March 26, 2022) – The Ministry of Education is continuing the conversation to review the rules and guidelines regarding hairstyles for students.

  • Helping children to overcome ‘hidden’ disabilities

    UNLIKE obvious physical disabilities in children which may be easy to diagnose and treat, there are other ‘hidden’ ones that specialists may need to pay more attention to so as to be able to determine, accurately, just what the problem is.

  • Hinterland students arrive at CPCE to complete their first year of studies

    (June 13, 2022) – After two years of being closed, dormitories at the Cyril Potter College of Education have been reopened to accommodate students to complete their first year of studies and prepare for their second year which starts in September.

  • Hinterland students continue studies during COVID-19

    ─ Grade 2, 4, and 6 Hinterland students have access to learning material

  • Hinterland teachers access better training opportunities with CPCE Online Programme

    EARLIER this year, the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE), the country’s only teachers training college, made a big step in going online; this not only instantly expanded the institution’s intake ability, but it also created many opportunities for persons who would have otherwise had difficulty with attending in-person classes.

  • Hinterland teachers can now access university education with new online programme

    A new programme initiated by the Ministry of Education and the University of Guyana (UG) will open opportunities for teachers in hinterland regions to access university education.

  • Hinterland teachers to sign contracts in their Regions

    The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that all recent graduates from Regions 1, 7, 8 and 9 of the Cyril Potter College of Education will not have to travel to the Ministry of Education in Georgetown to sign their contracts with the Government of Guyana.

  • Hinterland teachers to sign contracts in their Regions

    The Ministry of Education wishes to advise that all recent graduates from Regions 1, 7, 8 and 9 of the Cyril Potter College of Education will not have to travel to the Ministry of Education in Georgetown to sign their contracts with the Government of Guyana. Arrangements are being made to have them sign the contract in their respective regions.

  • Historic! Charlestown Secondary takes ExxonMobil U-14 football ‘double’

    “Charles is King” one man blurted in the background as captains Malcolm Hendricks and Chinwendu Rover posed proudly with the championship trophies, signaling Charlestown Secondary’s dominance in the ExxonMobil Under-14 School Football tournament.

    The riveting finals in the Boys and Girls category transformed the Ministry of Education ground on Carifesta Avenue into a festive atmosphere on Saturday as school football, coordinated by the Petra Organisation, returned in all its magnificence.

  • Humanitarian Gesture

    Today Senior Officers of the Ministry of Education donated blood at the National Blood Transfusion Service for Jonel Correira, a student of Santa Rosa Secondary who was diagnosed with Leukemia.

  • Humanitarian Gesture

    Today Senior Officers of the Ministry of Education donated blood at the National Blood Transfusion Service for Miss Jonel Correira, a student of Santa Rosa Secondary who was diagnosed with leukemia. The schoolgirl is in need of O+ (Positive) blood for blood transfusion to begin her chemotherapy.

  • Hundreds attend ETI career job fair

    ―Reg. 2 commits to making next year’s fair bigger and brighter

    ―18th annual career job fair deemed huge success – Principal ETI