Ministry of Education, Guyana

Writen on Friday, 27 November 2020 Published in News & Events

On Wednesday, the Friendship Secondary School of Education District Four (4) emerged victorious at the Ministry of Education’s first Virtual Debating Competition. The East Bank of Demerara school scored 243 points, defeating President’s College who gained 232 points.

Writen on Friday, 27 November 2020 Published in News & Events

On Monday, November 23, 2020, 10 young women graduated from the Urban Oasis Cosmetology School with certificates in Nail Technology and Hair Dressing.

Writen on Thursday, 26 November 2020 Published in News & Events

Today, the Honourable Minister of Education Priya Manickchand along with the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr Alfred King and other Officers engaged owners of television stations across Guyana at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) Auditorium.

Writen on Thursday, 26 November 2020 Published in News & Events

… Safety measures to be implemented to prevent robberies committed on students

Writen on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 Published in News & Events

To improve the integrity and structure of the examination systems that exist in the education sector, the Ministry of Education will soon appoint a qualified person to occupy the position of Assistant Chief Education Officer (Examinations).
This post, though new, will serve to improve what obtains so that the Ministry can efficiently administer all examinations whether local or regional. The creation of this post will not replace what already exists but will bolster the Ministry’s capacity in managing all examinations.
Mr. Ameer Ali, Senior Education Officer, will perform the duties of the ACEO (Examinations) until an appointment is made.

Writen on Wednesday, 25 November 2020 Published in News & Events

The Ministry of Education understands the importance of capacity building and continues to improve its structure to serve the needs of the nation. It is no secret that one of Guyana’s greatest challenges is ensuring that persons residing in the hinterland communities can access and benefit from the same opportunities and quality of education as those living on the coast.
To this end, Mr. Marti De Souza will be performing the functions of the Deputy Chief Education Officer (Amerindian and Hinterland Education Development) until an appointment is made.

Writen on Tuesday, 24 November 2020 Published in News & Events

The Honourable Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today visited the One Mile Primary, One Mile Nursery and the Mackenzie High Schools in Region 10 to distribute the school uniform and supplies voucher to parents in the region.

Writen on Friday, 20 November 2020 Published in News & Events

On January 7, 2020, the Ministry of Education signed an $826.7M contract with BK International Inc. for the construction of the Yarrowkabra Secondary School.

Writen on Thursday, 19 November 2020 Published in News & Events

Today, Ambassador Fernando Canto, Head of the Delegation of the European Union paid a courtesy call on the Honourable Minister of Education Priya Manickchand at her Brickdam office where they discussed matters of mutual interest.

Writen on Wednesday, 18 November 2020 Published in News & Events

Authors of “Social Studies Made Easy” and “Science Made Easy” Jonathan and Brisshana Benn met with the Honourable Minister of Education Priya Manickchand today where they presented copies of the two textbooks that they have written for Grades five and six students.

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