(August 24, 2022) – On June 19, 2021, the North Ruimveldt Secondary School was destroyed by fire. On that day, the Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand said that the school will be rebuilt. Today, a contract with a project sum of $566.9M was signed for the reconstruction of the school.
(October 2, 2022) - The Advisor to the Minister of Education, Ms. Africo Selman, is currently in Japan to participate in the 19th Science and Technology Forum as well as the 19th Science and Technology Ministers' Roundtable, October 1, 2022, to October 4, 2022.
(May 14, 2022) – The Ketley Primary School in Georgetown retained the title of Literacy Bee Champions today at the National Cultural Centre following their win back in 2020 at the first edition of the competition.
(February 22, 2023) – Education delivery in the Upper Takatu-Upper Essequibo region (Region 9) will see massive transformation with the construction of a modern secondary school at Karasabai.
(February 22, 2023) – Pupils in Kokshebai, South Pakaraimas will no longer have to walk for miles to receive an education with the commissioning of a brand new school right in their village.
(May 10, 2022) – In the next nine months, students attending the Government Technical Institute will benefit from a brand-new state of the art building.
In the next nine months, students attending the Government Technical Institute will benefit from a brand-new state of the art building.
Minister of Education Priya Manickchand witnessed the signing of the contract. She said the fire which gutted the school has had a devastating impact, even in the school being forced to reduce its intake.
- Another promise delivered
(September 10, 2022) – A promise was made to the residents of the Martyr’s Ville Community on the East Coast of Demerara that a nursery school will be built in the community to relieve parents of the burden of taking their children to the Mon Repos Nursery School and the Good Hope Nursery School which are located further away.
(October 21, 2022) – On Friday, 110 students who undertook Golf for the Caribbean Secondary Examinations Certificate (CSEC®) 2022 were honoured for their outstanding performance.
SOME 25 smart classrooms are expected to be enhanced or established, this year, at secondary schools across Guyana, to add to the over 10 schools in Guyana that have already been equipped with smart classrooms over the last two years.
The Customs Anti-Narcotic Unit (CANU) is working with the Ministry of Education and other agencies to tackle the issue of illegal drugs making their way into schools.
Head of CANU James Singh told reporters on Thursday that ranks have identified several new types of drugs that are now prevalent in society and efforts are being made to get them off the streets.
The Education Ministry through its Allied Arts Unit, in collaboration with the Department of Education, Region Two launched its Children’s Mashramani Competition at the Anna Regina Secondary school auditorium.
Hours after a fire destroyed the Christ Church Secondary School, Education Minister Priya Manickchand said options are being considered to prioritise finding alternative accommodation for the students preparing for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate exams.
Classes will resume at the Bishops’ High School in Georgetown on Thursday after a bomb threat forced the cancellation of classes on Wednesday.
GUYANA is expected to introduce coding, the process of writing computer programmes, to pupils at the primary school level in public schools across the country, President, Dr. Irfaan Ali said.
Teaching children to earn, save and manage money is essential, according to Athalyah Yisreal, the co-founder of Outliers Zone Caribbean – a company dedicated to teaching money management skills.Yisreal launched the ‘Teach a Child to Save’ (TACTS) 10k school tour on Friday at the Herdmanston Lodge in Georgetown.
The United Kingdom has collaborated with the Government of Guyana to conduct a Children’s Art Competition on Climate Change under the Theme: “The Environment and the impact of Climate Change”.
(August 8, 2022) – The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®), the Ministry of Education and the Council for Technical Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) today hosted a pre-stakeholder meeting to begin the assessment of 34 secondary schools in Guyana to offer the Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ).
(September 6, 2022) – The Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today launched the National Breakfast program which will provide a daily breakfast meal to Grade Six students in the coastal regions, two, three, four, five, six and 10.
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