• Dr. Marcel Raymond Hutson


    Dr. Marcel Raymond Hutson
      - Chief Education Officer

    Dr. Hutson's passion for education is rooted in his love for children, his desire to see them fulfill their potential. Hence his mission which is to facilitate quality teaching in the classroom through continuous Professional Development of teachers and effective monitoring and supervision that will produce literate and numerate pupils that will foster smooth transitions from Primary to Secondary education.

    It is against this background he has embarked on a career in education in 1985 at the Cyril Potter College of Education.

  • Guidelines and procedures for the placement of students at the various levels of the Education System.

    The Government of Guyana provides access to free education at the Nursery, Primary and Secondary Levels. The National Policy provides for compulsory education from ages five years and six months to fifteen years.

  • Placement at Nursery and Primary Schools

    Nursery School
    The child’s third birth anniversary must be on or before the June 30 in the year in which the child is be admitted.

    Primary School
    The child’s fifth birth anniversary must be on or before the June 30 in the year in which the child is to be admitted.

  • Policy On Admittance To Nursery And Primary Schools

    The Ministry of Education is pleased to inform that Guyana has achieved Millennium Development Goal number 2. This means that every child in Guyana of the relevant age cohort can access primary education.

    The Ministry is further pleased to make it known that every child of the relevant age cohort who seeks admission is placed into nursery and primary schools.