Ministry of Education, Guyana

Schools will be visited within the first month of the new school year by officers from the Department of Education to check on admission lists/registers to ensure strict compliance with the laid down guidelines and procedures.
In addition to established guidelines for admission to Secondary Schools a student falling into any of the categories mentioned above, shall be given a written test in Mathematics and English in order to determine the school to which he/she shall…
Applications will be accepted from: Students who have obtained the score for a school with a higher cut-off score than is stated on the students results slip. OR The computer has allocated a school lower than the score received by…
Criteria Placement is based on the standardized scores obtained at the National Grade Six Assessment and depending on the category of school, on the following: The cut-off score Place of residence (Area Code) Availability of places
Introduction The Curriculum for Levels 7-9 is intended to provide students with the foundation needed for successful completion of the CXC (General Proficiency ) at the end of five(5) years of secondary schooling. School based projects provide opportunities for students…
Students should NOT be denied the ‘Right’ to participate in school-based activities, owing to non-payment of fees or non-submission of supplies. It is important, and is therefore a right, that children be given every opportunity to participate in school based…
Objectives The main objectives of this Book Policy are as follows:

Non-Academic Education Standards

Published in Policies

The Ministry of Education recognizes that minimum Academic and Non-Academic standards have to be formally established if quality education at all levels is to be realized. This document addresses the Non-Academic Norms.

Learners must return books before Progress Reports/Examination Results/Recommendations/References are uplifted. Parents must replace or pay for lost/damaged texts. (The Headteacher is expected to request the cost of the book(s) from the Regional Education Officer/ Distribution Unit. For learners who have…
Learners must return all books at the end of the school term/year. Teachers must check-off books against the Book Agreement Form and have parents sign Ledger of Textbooks on Loan. Each teacher must submit to the Headteacher, the names of…
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