• 85 successfully complete YEST programme at STC

    The Sophia Training Centre’s (STC) twenty-ninth Youth Entrepreneurial Skills Training (YEST) programme began on May 16, 2016 with 105 trainees. The programme ended today with the awarding of certificates to 85 graduands (61 males and 44 females), who, despite challenges pursued their training to the end.news 20161125

  • Bronze statues for Palmyra Monument arrives in Guyana

    Several years ago the Ministry of Education started negotiations with the public and private sectors, NGO’s and other agencies to design and build monuments to coincide with the observance of Guyana’s 250th Emancipation and the 175th anniversary of Indian arrival in Guyana.news 20161415

  • Culture Department celebrates Diwali

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport on Friday celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights at its Main Street, Georgetown location.“Diwali is a time for gathering with family and friends, often marked with good food and dancing. It is a time for celebration, but also a time for prayer and reflection; a time when we must remember that there are always others who are less fortunate than ourselves,” said Minister within the Ministry of Education, Nicolette Henry.

  • Culture Department celebrates Diwali

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport on Friday celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights at its Main Street, Georgetown location.“Diwali is a time for gathering with family and friends, often marked with good food and dancing. It is a time for celebration, but also a time for prayer and reflection; a time when we must remember that there are always others who are less fortunate than ourselves,” said Minister within the Ministry of Education, Nicolette Henry.

  • Education Ministry pays tribute to Lord Canary

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport expressed heartfelt condolences to the family of Guyanese Calypsonian Malcom “Lord Canary,” Corrica.news 20150929 3

  • Juvenile Justice Officer to help professionalize NOC

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Youth, is taking steps to professionalise the New Opportunity Corps (NOC). To start the process, the services of a juvenile justice officer from the United States of America will be utilized.news 20161014

  • Minister Henry announces plans to develop PTA Unit at MOE -at Starters Nursery parents’ appreciation ceremony

    Efforts are in train to conceptualize a program design and staff a Parent Teachers Association Unit within the Ministry of Education.news 20170706 8

    This is to ensure more active robust parental involvement in the process of moulding the nation’s youth from the earliest age to foster better success outcomes. This was announced by the Minister of Education, Hon. Nicolette Henry during her delivery of remarks made on Thursday, where dedicated parents were honoured at the first annual Starters Nursery School Parents Awards Ceremony.

  • MOE, DCYS host ‘Networking Session’ for Lawyers and Law Students

    The Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport hosted a networking session today at the Umana Yana for the lawyers who recently returned from the Hugh Wooding Law School in Trinidad and Tobago and CAPE students pursuing law at the Bishops High and Queen’s College.news 20161008 3

  • National Youth Policy adopted by National Assembly

    The National Assembly yesterday, adopted the National Youth Policy. The Motion to have the Policy adopted was brought to the House by Minister within the Ministry of Education, Nicolette Henry.news 20161014 1

  • ‘Celebration with dignity, liberty and greater unity’ – Mash 2017 launched

    In an exuberant spectacle enlightening Guyanese on what the Mashramani celebrations for 2017 will be like, Mash 2017 was launched Thursday under the theme: “Celebration with dignity, liberty and greater unity.”Addressing the gathering in front of the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport Main Street office, was Minister in the Ministry of Education, Nicolette Henry, who noted, “Our foreparents worked hard and long for us to enjoy such a rich cultural heritage.”news 20161028 1