Ministry of Education, Guyana

Education Minister Shaik Baksh has dismissed calls from opposition political parties for the revamping of the education sector as uninformed statements geared to score cheap political points.

Speaking at the launch of the Voluntary Mentoring Programme Friday at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD), Baksh pointed out the ministry in the past five years has implemented significant reforms to transform its image and improve education delivery.

He pointed out that the numerous interventions at primary and secondary schools, and the hard work of the ministry’s team head by Chief Education Officer Olato Sam, have been bearing fruit.

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The Education Ministry in collaboration with the International Labour Organisation (ILO) Tackle Project has launched the extension of the Voluntary Mentoring Programme.

The programme is designed to empower secondary school students to develop useful stills to make important and productive life choices.

National Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Coordinator Carol Benn speaking at the launch convened at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD), said the programme which is already implemented in five schools, will be introduced in five more schools.

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Some 110 English and mathematics teachers of poor performing secondary schools throughout the country recently completed a one week training programme hosted by the National Centre of Educational Resource Development (NCERD).

The initiative which targeted fifth form students, aims to improve the content base of teachers in these two areas, as well as to equip them with strategies to improve students’ learning outcomes.

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