New Food Science Programme to help boost Guyana’s Food Security – UG Vice Chancellor

Acquiring a Degree in Food Science presents endless job opportunities. This was the assertion of Head of the Department of Chemistry of the Faculty of University of Guyana’s Natural Sciences Faculty, Ms. Samantha Joseph. Speaking at a forum yesterday to launch a new Degree programme in Food Science at the university’s Turkeyen Campus, Joseph said […]

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Preparations for 2019 Children’s Mash Parade underway

The Allied Arts Unit of the Ministry of Education is progressing smoothly with its preparation for the 2019 Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade. According to the unit’s Administrator, Ms. Lorraine Barker-King, the planning is in its advanced stages to ensure the successful hosting of the Annual Regional and National Children’s Mashramani activities. Regional competitions […]

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Ministry set to introduce primary level robotics

The Ministry of Education will be introducing robotics at the Primary Level this year and it is the intention that this tool will be used to deliver quality education to the nation’s children. This is according to Assistant Chief Education Officer (Primary), Ms. Carol Benn. She said that over the years pupils have been improving […]

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Education Ministry sponsors schools for Mash float parade

Four schools have had their participation in the 2019 Children’s Mashramani Costume and Float Parade secured thanks to sponsorships to the tune of $500,000 from the Ministry of Education. The Ministry made the announcement in a press statement and revealed the benefitting schools as the Tucville Primary and Secondary Schools, St Margaret’s Primary School, and […]

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US$218,000 to upgrade TVET facilities

A contract to the tune of US$218,050 was inked yesterday to facilitate the preparation of final designs and provision of construction supervision services for the expansion and refurbishment of three Technical, Vocational, Education and Training (TVET) facilities at the secondary level. These facilities are located at Fellowship (Region Three), Beterverwagting (Region Four), and Hopetown (Region […]

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Education Ministry Heads of Dept. urged to lead from the front

There have been significant improvements in the education sector but there is still additional work to be done. This was the notion amplified by Minister of Education, Nicolette Henry, as she delivered remarks at a meeting for Heads of Department and staff from across the Ministry. At the meeting held at the National Cultural Centre […]

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Region 4 embraces HFLE to help reduce social ills

Through the promotion of Health and Family Life Education (HFLE) in the public school system, social ills are expected to be significantly reduced.  At least this is the notion being touted by the Region Four Education Department even as the new school term begins. Moreover, the Education Department has taken steps to further enhance the […]

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GTU commits to pressing for even more for its membership

Public school teachers last month started to receive retroactive payment agreed to between their union, the Guyana Teachers Union (GTU), and the Ministry of Education as part of a three-year salary package inked in October last year. This development has been confirmed by President of the union, Mr. Mark Lyte, who in an invited comment […]

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Enhanced Learning Experience For UG Students With Disabilities

The learning experience of students with disabilities attending the University of Guyana (UG) will soon be enhanced with the establishment of a Resource Unit by the Guyana Council of Organisation for Persons with Disabilities (GCOPD). GCOPD is the umbrella body for all Disable People Organisations (DPOs) in Guyana. Currently, GCOPD has education as one of […]

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New CPCE graduates urged to uphold the noble profession of teaching

“Embrace the code of conduct that governs the noble profession of teaching as it relates to decorum and behaviour around students.”  This was the charge of Prime Minister and First Vice President, Moses Nagamootoo, as he addressed the batch of 418 graduate teachers of the Cyril Potter College of Education (CPCE) who made up the […]

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