Ministry of Education, Guyana

"A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labour exploitation and disease, and give them the knowledge skills, and confidence to reach their full potential."

  Audrey Hepburn

minister-priya-manickchandOnce again it is that time of year when we as proud Guyanese stop to reflect and celebrate our many achievements as a nation in the area of education. This September, we celebrate Education Month 2014 under the theme "Literate by Grade Four Through Consistent Home, School and Community Involvement". And this year, we begin to observe this special month on the very day schools reopen across the country. We begin another promising and exciting year of teaching and learning and progressive growth in an education system that has shown remarkable improvements over the last two decades.

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With calls being made for greater involvement from all stakeholders, the Ministry of Education is preparing to commence its annual celebration of Education Month.
Embracing the theme “Literate by Grade Four, through Consistent Home, School and Community Involvement,” the auspicious month will be introduced on Sunday (August 31) with an Interfaith Church Service in Region Seven.
“The 2014 Education Month theme centres on the need to bring awareness to parents, community members, social and religious organisations of the importance of coming together to help each child become literate by the time he or she graduates from Grade Four,” a statement from the Ministry said.
According to information coming out from the Education Ministry too, the carefully scheduled activities will be held across every administrative Region, and is expected to include participation from parents, guardians, children, educators and even the business community.

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The Ministry of Education says that all schools are expected to have additional furniture to accommodate every child in the new school term which begins on Monday, September 1st.

A release yesterday from the ministry said that to date, more than 90% of schools have already received their supply of furniture.

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