Education Month kicks off on August 31with packed agenda


Education Minister, Priya Manickchand. [iNews' Photo]
Education Minister, Priya Manickchand. [iNews’ Photo]
[] – Activities for this year’s Education month observance will start off with a grand interfaith church service in Region Seven on August 31 while the official launch will be held in Region One.

The month of September has been designated Education month and this year the month is being observed under the theme “Literate by Grade 4 through consistent home, school, and community involvement”.

As part of the observance several ‘Face-the community’ meetings have been planned for every administrative region at which the Minister of Education Priya Manickchand will be addressing residents and other stakeholders. 

Other activities will include empowerment talks, logo competition, and library science workshop for teachers of Region Two, exhibitions, literacy camps and rallies, and spelling B competitions.

During the month-long celebration, there will also be the launch of the Sports for Development Programme which will be held in Bartica, the inter -secondary schools volleyball tournament  with participation from schools in Region One, as well as exchange visits among schools in Region 7.

In Region Five, there will be the teachers’ debating competition, the operation C.A.R.E rally, elocution competition for students, as well as the spelling for life competition.

Activities slated for Region Six, includes, steel band presentation, and face-the community meetings.

During the month, several outstanding persons within the education sector will be awarded for their contributions and efforts.

There will also be several national conversations with teachers and other stakeholders on the Guyana Learning Channel.





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