…in light of threats at Nations, shooting of director
The Minister of Education, Hon. Nicolette Henry today stressed how important it is for the Council for Technical and Vocational Education and Training (CTVET) to include in its work plan, in a very meaningful way, the opportunity to nurture and develop soft skills.
– Pres. Granger reiterates commitment to free education and teacher training
– lab upgraded with support from the Chinese Govt
The science laboratories of the Cyril Potter College of Education have been further enhanced with a gift from the People’s Republic of China of equipment to improve teacher training at the college.
…Education Minister lauds stakeholders’ efforts for ardent preparation
The Ministry of Education today reported a 69.1 percent pass rate at the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), up from 63.68 percent in 2017.
…diagnostic centre schedule for August opening
Today the resident Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Guyana His Excellency Narciso Reinaldo Amador Socorro paid a courtesy call on Minister of Education Hon Nicolette Henry.
The Registrar and Chief Executive Officer of the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Dr Wayne Wesley paid a courtesy call on Minister of Education Dr Nicolette Henry at her office today.
-both gained 532 marks of 536 possible marks
̶ Improved performance at Public Schools
̶ Mathematics Camps hailed a successful initiative
—Rural and Hinterland schools record improved performance
While Mathematics this year has reflected a one percent improvement, English was among a group of 11 subjects that did not measure up to last year’s performance.
There is a new initiative to improve reading and make visits to health centres more accommodating and friendly to mothers and other visitors.
"Not one dollar is lost that we have invested in education; not because we didn’t get 100 percent passes it means money was lost.”
- to accommodate growing number of nursery aged children in the community
…as Profuturo Kits handed-over to 14 Primary Schools
The Ministry of Education through its Department of Education Georgetown held a workshop which focused on ‘Diversity Education and Inclusiveness’.
...Henry confirmed as Education Minister
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