• 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

  • Maths kits being procured – as Education Ministry continues to roll-out PEER programme

    The Education Ministry continues to roll-out its Programme for Emergency Education Reform (PEER) to improve the results of Mathematics among primary and secondary school age students.news 20170306 3

    During an interview with the Government Information Agency (GINA), Chief Education Officer (ag.) Marcel Hutson said that the Ministry is in the process of acquiring Mathematics kits for students across the country.

  • New counselling rooms for 10 secondary schools; new medical school for UG- Education Minister

    With 17% of $250B in budget 2017 allocated to the education sector, Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine announced in the national assembly a new medical school for the University of Guyana as well as ten new counselling rooms in secondary schools.news 20160914

  • PEER to address national Mathematics crisis- other reforms slated for education sector

    Government is wasting no time in tackling head-on the crisis in the education sector, with particular emphasis on addressing students’ low Mathematics and English performance at the Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) examination and, more particularly, the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA).news 20161201 1