Ministry of Education, Guyana

The Sophia Training Centre (STC) is working to equip students with Caribbean Vocational Qualification (CVQ) certification that will improve their marketability.news 20170228 6

Administrator Cardis Dick said, the institute’s move towards granting this certification will enable the students to gain employment anywhere in the Caribbean.

Dick explained to the Government Information Agency (GINA), that currently the centre operates as a technical institute and is moving towards offering Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) certification for the students to have at least a CVQ level one.

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Persons with disabilities will have the opportunity to pursue Technical Vocational Education (TVET), through a programme that the Ministry of Education plans to introduce in September.news 20170131

Deputy Chief Education Officer with responsibility for technical education, Patrick Chinedu Onwuzirike, told the Government Information Agency (GINA), that the ministry is currently engaging persons from the Open Doors Centre, who have the practical experience of how to train special needs students.

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Schools in the hinterland are being prepared to offer Technical Vocational Education (TVET) to meet the needs of their communities and projected economic expansion.

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) funded initiative has several components. including meeting the emergent demand for a workforce with specialised skills, in the newly established hinterland towns.news 20170131

“This is to ensure that there are sufficient skills to help the towns grow and to maintain some of their services and activities,” Deputy Chief Education Officer, with responsibility for technical education, Patrick Chinedu Onwuzirike, told the Government Information Agency (GINA) in a recent interview.

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