New Wing at East Ruimveldt Secondary School commissioned

The newly built Samuel B. Moffat Wing at the East Ruimveldt Secondary School was commissioned on Thursday. The $172.6 million block is a single flat building with a capacity to accommodate over 150 students. The new wing houses ten classrooms, the Deputy Headteacher’s office, a furnished Information Technology laboratory and a staff room.  In remarks […]

Education Minister worried about learning loss for students as hundreds of teachers continue sick-out

-by Svetlana Marshall- With additional teachers taking up their sick days and emergency leave as part of a protest to press the Government to begin salary negotiations, Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today expressed concern that the nation’s children could lose critical hours of learning as many teachers withhold their service. “So, we are just […]

Teachers could face disciplinary action for sending children home over hairstyles -Manickchand warns

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand today warned that any teacher who sends a child home from school because of their hairstyle could face disciplinary action. The Education Minister sounded the warning hours after it was alleged that a South Ruimveldt Secondary School student was sent home for having natural twists as a hairstyle, although it […]

NGSA 2024 set for May 2 and 3

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand, has announced that the 2023 National Grade Six Assessment Examinations will take place on the 2nd and 3rd May, 2024. In announcing the dates on Thursday, the Education Minister also said the results for the exams will be available on or before the 10th July, 2024. “There will be two […]