Ministry of Education, Guyana

Thursday, 11 September 2014 08:11

The Literacy Revolution has begun

The Ministry of Education has launched a five-year National Revised Literary Action Plan which will aid in improving the current standard of literacy countrywide.Education Minister Priya Manickchand confirmed the Action Plan, and said that a literacy test done from grades One to Six found a 32% grade level rate.

There has been a 60% pass rate at National Grade Six Assessment, and a 50% pass with grades 1-5 at Caribbean Secondary Examination Council examinations.

Published in External News
  • International Literacy Day Messages:
    1. Honourable Minister of Education
    2. Chief Education Officer and
    3. UNESCO General Secretary
  • Unveiling of the Revised Literacy Programme
  • Give A Book Today – all across Guyana
  • Reading Time at 11:00 hours -; all across Guyana
  • International Literacy Day Essay Competition for Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Secondary Schools Science Challenge, Cotton Field Secondary School Region 2
  • Reading Tent at Woodley Park School Compound, Region 5
  • Dramatic Storytelling in Schools – Fairy Tales at the Primary Level and Shakespeare at the Secondary Level, Region 7
  • Establishing Reading Corners in Schools, Georgetown
  • Storytelling and Reading Competitions, Georgetown
Published in Education Month

The Education Ministry has announced that a number of businesses will be providing sponsorship for its “Give A Book” Tents today, as Guyana joins the world in observing International Literacy Day.

Published in External News
You are here: Home Home Education Month