(September 13, 2022) Fifty-eight teachers from the Upper Takatu-Essequibo Region (Region Nine) are now certified through the ProFuturo Digital Education Programme.

 

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Director of the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) Ms Quenita Walrond- Lewis

 

The first graduation exercise was hosted at the Arapaima Primary School. The 58 graduating teachers are attached to Arapaima Nursery School, Arapaima Primary School, St. Ignatius Nursery School, St. Ignatius Primary School, and St. Ignatius Secondary.

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58 Region Nine teachers graduate ProFutoro programme

In attendance were the Director of the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) Ms Quenita Walrond- Lewis, Regional Education Officer for Region Nine, Mr Sherwyn Blackman, Organization of American States- ProFuturo Local Manager Mr Will Campbell and National Project Coordinator- ProFuturo, Ms Christine London. 

 The teachers participated in a two-day innovation and ICT workshop, and upon completion, they received their certification. The modules were created based on the online courses allowing teachers with little to no access to internet services the opportunity to gain knowledge on how they can integrate technology into their lessons and positively transform their classroom.ProFuturo is a Digital Education Programme that, through innovative digital teaching-learning experiences, enhances teachersĀ“ pedagogical and digital skills, and meaningful student learning.