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Assessment of The ‘No Child Left Behind Policy’

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TENTH PARLIAMENT OF GUYANA – FIRST SESSION (2012)

NATIONAL ASSEMBLY

NOTICE PAPER NO. 149

Member Asking: Ms Africo Selman, M.P.

Minister Answering: The Minister of Education

ASSESSMENT OF THE ‘NO CHILD LEFT BEHIND POLICY’

Could the Hon. Minister of Education inform this House whether the Hon. Minister considers an assessment of the ‘No Child left behind Policy’ a necessity in relation to the improvement of the quality of education delivery in Guyana?

(Notice Paper No.149 (Q 91 Opp. 90) published on 2013-02-05)

Minister Answering: The Minister of Education

Answer

The Honourable Minister considers assessment and evaluation necessary tools in the management of any system if quality output is the desired end result. The Grade Repetition/Retention and Automatic Promotion policy is currently being assessed as may be evidenced from news reports such as Sunday Times, February 10, 2013.


Date Received: 2013-02-05

Date For Order Paper: 2013-02-22


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April, 2013

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