The Role of Other Education Personnel – District Education Officer, School Welfare/Guidance and Counselling Officers
The Headteacher is expected to plan and execute emergency drills on a monthly basis, (i.e. fire drills and evacuation procedures). These procedures must be well-documented and published.
As stated in the School Records and Documents, the entire school must be involved in each drill and lockdown - all teachers, students and ancillary staff. The entire school should be aware of these procedures with signs conspicuously displayed at various points of the school plant.
In Guyana, the law governing the public education system is the Education Act, Chapter 39:01 and the appropriate Regulations. These outline the requirements as it relates to the recording and reporting expectations for schools.