Ministry of Education, Guyana

Friday, 05 April 2019 10:47

Education officials test Mabaruma’s readiness for upcoming NGSA

Chief Education Officer, Marcel Hutson, and the Assistant Chief Education Officer (Primary), Ms. Carol Benn, met with the Grade Six teachers and pupils of Mabaruma, Region One, to check on their readiness for the National Grade Six Assessment to be held on April 17 and 18, 2019.

Both teachers and pupils were encouraged to work hard to ensure that there is improved performance, a release from the Ministry of Education said. The Chief Education Officer told teachers that their commitment, dedication and professional development are critical to the 20190405 14

He advised teachers to strive for excellence, while sharing strategies for improved performance. He made it clear that the Ministry of Education was doing everything to close the gap in performance between schools in the hinterland and the coast.

Benn, for her part, said that the primary sector will continue to work vigorously to improve performance across the country, noting that emphasis will be placed on monitoring, supervision, and professional development. The Regional Education Officer, Mr. Nigel Richards, also encouraged the teachers and lauded the efforts of the Ministry of Education for the interest shown in Region One through the execution of many projects.


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