• Caribbean level vocational qualification to be offered at secondary schools

    After successfully introducing the Caribbean Vocational Qualification or CVQ at most of the technical institutes, the Ministry of Education is now moving to introduce on a phased basis, the competency-based qualification to students in secondary schools.news 20170131

    Deputy Chief Education Officer with responsibility for technical education, Patrick Chinedu Onwuzirike, told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that starting in September, the ministry will begin piloting the CVQ in ten secondary schools.

  • More students to benefit from business skills training

    Business and entrepreneurial skills training will be offered to all students under the Secondary Competency Certificate Programme (SCCP) at List C and List D schools from this year.

    And Education Officer in the Education Ministry’s Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Unit, Marilyn Davis, said as of this month, the SCCP curriculum will incorporate a business subject.

  • SCCP launched at Westminster Secondary School

    On Monday, parents of Grade 10 students of the Westminster Secondary School in Region Three along with their children were briefed on the plan to launch the Secondary Competency Certificate Programme (SCCP) at the school.

    Parents and students were briefed yesterday by Officers within the Ministry’s Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Unit about the different subjects the students will be exposed to and what will be expected of them.

  • Senior Education Officials visit Region One

    -This is proof that Guyana is moving forward -Barima-Waini residents

    -Community Library on the cards

    The days of Region One lagging in the education delivery process will soon be an issue of the past after much-needed community collaboration and intervention by the Ministry of Education.

    Through a collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Regional Democratic Council, on Monday a team of Education officials led by Chief Education Officer (CEO) Mr Marcel Hutson engaged members of the Whitewater community in Region One (Barima Waini) with a view of hearing and addressing their concerns. The meeting that was held at the Whitewater Community Centre yielded much information that will inform decisions at the Ministry and Regional levels towards addressing their concerns.

  • Some secondary students being trained in office admin, data operations

    Students from junior secondary schools and the secondary level of primary schools, what are called list C and D school, are being introduced to General Office Administration and Data Operations to prepare them for the working world.

  • The Sophia Special School… bridging the special needs learning gap

    The Sophia Special School is bridging the gap between mainstream (regular) and special needs learning. Headmistress, Debra Bilal Atu says the school primarily functions as a rehabilitative institution that provides for its students to learn vocational, academic and life skills.news 20170125