President’s College grossly understaffed – Principal’s Report


By Kurt Campbell

[] – President’s College – one of Guyana’s premier secondary institutions is inadequately staffed, resulting in constraints to its effectiveness and productivity.

This revelation was made by the school’s Principal Carlyn Canterbury while delivering the principal’s report 2012-2013 at the school’s 23rd graduation exercise on Thursday, October 31.

These inadequacies exist in the agriculture, registry, house service, accounts and mathematics departments among others according to Canterbury. The school is said to have an academic staffing of 33 teachers.

Notwithstanding this, along with other constraints over the last year, the Principal rolled out a massive plan projecting significant strides to be taken over the next year to improve the College.

The plans include, enlarging the farm management, developing better relations with parents and the community and improving mathematics performances among others. The school’s enrollment number continues to grow from 65 in 1985 to 616 in 2012.




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