Ministry of Education, Guyana

news 20171028 4The nation’s top performers at the primary and secondary levels were among those honoured by the Ministry of Education’s twenty-first National Awards Ceremony.

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Students, parents, teachers and operators of private schools got their chance to have their say about the 14 percent Value Added Tax (VAT) on private tuition, as the government begins a process of carefully reviewing this and other 2017 taxation measures in preparation for the 2018 20170407 3

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Friday, 10 March 2017 09:23

Department of Culture celebrates Phagwah

The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture Youth and Sport today, hosted its annual observance of Phagwah or 20170211

Phagwah which is ushered in with the burning of Holika, is observed as a national holiday in Guyana and is the Hindu celebration of the spring festival and the dawning of the New Year. The festival was brought to British Guiana by Hindus who arrived as indentured labourers to work on sugar plantations in the early 1840s.

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