Ministry of Education, Guyana

Education Minister Shaik Baksh has reported that the school drop-out rates at both primary and secondary schools have been declined by 50 per cent in the past five years. Speaking at a recent forum, Baksh pointed out that the drop-out rate at secondary schools declined from 12 per cent in…
The Education Ministry on Friday commissioned a spanking $59.5 million primary school at Parafaite Harmony, West Bank Demerara, Region Three as the ministry strengthens the drive to make education accessible to all. The school funded by government with assistance from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Canadian International Development…
Monday, 31 October 2011 09:35

Guyana to receive 16 of 28 CSEC awards

Guyana has secured 16 of the 28 awards that will be given out to top performers in the region at the recent Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). Anuradha Dev of Queen’s College, who is the overall top student in the Caribbean, is also the top student in science. Guyana has…
Friday, 28 October 2011 11:48

$16.4M Sophia Nursery School commissioned

The Education Ministry on Monday commissioned a $16.4 million state-of-the-art nursery school at Sophia as government pushes ahead with plans to make nursery education compulsory and accessible to all. The Sophia Nursery School at C Field features modern facilities including teachers’ and students’ washrooms, recreational equipment, a staff room and…
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