Education Minister announces new Central Advisory Board for Education

Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine
Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine
Education Minister Dr Rupert Roopnaraine

[] – A National Advisory Council will be established to advise on the Ministry of Education Vision 2020 Education Policy for the growth and development of the sector, according to Education Minister, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine.

During his contribution to the budget debate in the National Assembly recently, Minister Roopnaraine explained that through the council and other stakeholder consultation mechanisms, the Ministry intends to construct and implement an evidence-base strategy for the development of the sector.

He said that the strategy would have as it basis a strong monitoring and evaluation component to guide both the sectors’ success and failure.

The Council will advise on a number of other core tenets including; a broad multi-faceted strategy framework for national education reform and development, reconciliation with existing internal policy and operational strategy and, external consultancy recommendation.

He said that particular focus will be placed on how technology could be used in the education sector for the management and delivery of service to advance hinterland education reform. [Extracted and modified from GINA]



  1. “Education is the yard-stick..” Lyrics from the Eddie Hooper song “Move it on.” May his soul rest in Peace. A really talented Guyanese from Fyrish, Corentyne, Berbice, Region #6 – an entertainer par excellence who made an impact on the culture of Guyana.


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