• DEO’s vow to play their role in developing the education sector- as induction workshop closes

    The 25 newly appointed District Education Officers (DEO’s) have commended the government’s effort to reinforce the importance of their roles to the education sector.
    In an exclusive interview with the Department of Public Information (DPI), District Education Officer, Region One, Marti De Souza said, “This training was a most valuable experience”.news 20170726 4
  • 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.
  • Dr. Petal Punalall-Jetoo


    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.

  • Education Management Course Examination 2018 - NCERD

    Education Management Course examination sponsored by NCERD is scheduled to be held on Friday October 19, 2018 at 09:00h in the respective regions.


    Jennifer Cumberbatch
    National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD)
    Ministry of Education
    3 Battery Road Kingston
    Telephone numbers: 225-6723/ 223-7327

  • 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 promises innovations, notable improvements in 2017

    Come next year, Education Minister, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine said that there will be a continued commitment to improving the administration of the education sector in more efficient ways.

    He said that there will be focus on the oversight of the 11 education districts as well as setting benchmarks for the dozens of private schools countrywide.
    Dr. Roopnaraine said that some of the key objectives of the upcoming year will be to improve teacher training in keeping with priority areas for education; increase instructional time for students; improve upon monitoring and evaluation; better supervision of capital projects; and enhancing the internal efficiency of the ministry.news 20160914

  • Education Ministry aiming for 100% enrollment at the nursery level -Minister Manickchand

    Nursery Education in Guyana celebrated 45 years today since its existence in a formal setting. To observe this day, the Ministry of Education hosted a National Symposium on Play-Based Pedagogy under the theme “Revisiting Play in the Nursery School System in Guyana: Opportunities for Inclusion and Responsive Programming.”

  • Education Ministry formulating strategies for effective and efficient delivery of virtual education

    The Ministry of Education (MoE) is committed to keeping children both safe and engaged academically. Towards this end, Minister of Education, Hon. Priya Manickchand, this morning, met with the Management Information Systems Unit (MISU) of the Ministry of Education.

  • Education Ministry heads in strategy session

    Programme heads from the various departments of the Education Ministry, met to lay out their work plans for 2017.

    The meeting allowed the Education Ministers the opportunity to ensure the education sector is heading in the right direction, the Government Information Agency (GINA) reported. The four -day meeting, which came to a close on Friday at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD), Kingston, allowed for collaboration and cooperation among cross-cutting units within the Ministry.news 20161005 2

  • Education Ministry launches Model Safe School programme – creating safer, greener institutions

    news 20171107 2In an effort to create safer and greener educational institutions, a Model Safe School programme (MSSP) training and Competition was launched today, at the National Centre for Education Resource Development (NCERD), Battery Road, Kingston, Georgetown.

  • Education Ministry laying base for inclusion of innovation into national development

    The Management Information Systems (MIS) Unit of the Ministry of Education, during 2017, will be tasked with implementing or upgrading Information Technology (IT) laboratories in 80 primary schools. It will as well, provide internet access or classroom interactivity resources to 100 more scbhools.news 20160914

  • Education Ministry partners with UNICEF to address discipline in schools

    news 20180313 3Recognizing the importance of discipline in schools, today the Ministry of Education (MoE) in collaboration with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) launched a ‘cluster approach’ training workshop for monitoring the implementation of positive disciplinary methods across schools in Guyana at the National Center for Resource Development (NCERD). 

  • Education Ministry pushing for Spanish learners to advance in English

    The Ministry of Education will launch a new programme titled ‘Advancing in English’ this month, geared towards helping Spanish-speaking students in the education system.

  • Education Ministry to pilot Grade Maker initiative to aid students’ upgrading

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport will be piloting the Grade Maker initiative to improve students’ performance, based on individual needs.news 20170306 2

    This came out at a two-day data analysis workshop that opened today. It is a collaborative effort between the Education Ministry and Grade Maker. The latter is a United Kingdom-based assessment technology company that specialises in providing diagnostic feedback to school leaders to support improvement in education delivery.

  • Education Ministry’s radio station now online

    The Ministry of Education’s radio station- EdYou FM yesterday officially launched its website at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) office, Kingston, Georgetown.

  • Education sector benefiting from US$6M improvement project

    news 20180522 4A phased revision of public schools curricula will be among the key tactics employed to realize improved performances of students within the education system.

    This deliberate move will be implemented through the Guyana Education Sector Improvement Project (GESIP) which is being executed by the Ministry of Education. The project, which is receiving funding from the World Bank to the tune of US$6 million, is designed to target students at the nursery, primary and lower secondary levels.

  • Education stakeholders aim at optimum development

    – as strategic consultation to address needs of Region commences

    A strategy that will enable the optimum development of the people of the Caribbean Community is imminent. Once it materialises it will essentially ensure that the human resources are not only internally cohesive and productive, but externally acceptable and competitive.news 20161018

  • EDYOU FM launches website

    (November 1, 2022) - The Ministry of Education’s radio station- EdYou FM, on Tuesday officially launched its website at the National Centre for Education Resources Development (NCERD) office, Kingston, Georgetown.

  • Eight graduate to work with special needs children

    - Diagnostic Centre to be opened for new school year

    Eight persons graduated today from a three-month training programme which equipped them with the requisite skills to work at the Centre to Stimulate the Development of Children, Adolescents and Youth with Special Education Needs Associated with Disabilities in the compound of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE).

  • English results much improved in Grade Six exams

    There has been a marked improvement in English by students sitting the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).