Ministry of Education, Guyana

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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The Education Ministry has long recognized that improvement in students' performance heavily depends on quality teachers and has undertaken a number of initiatives to boost teachers’ capacity in this regard.

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