Author: EDYOU FM Staff

EdYou FM continues to support the Ministry of Education’s effort to improve the skill set of its staff by providing specialised training in different areas of interest. “EdYou FM wants to and has been pioneering training in a way that’s different from everybody else. We’re big on skills development and upskilling the competencies of our […]

Owing to the devastating effects of road accidents and the significant loss of life they cause, road safety is a critical concern for all road users. The importance of road safety extends to every individual, but it is especially crucial for young children. Ensuring that children understand and practise safe road behaviours is vital for […]

To commemorate the United Nations’ inaugural International Day of Play on June 11, 2024, the Ministry of Education hosted an exhibition at the National Centre for Education Resource Development (NCERD) under the theme “Play=Learning”. The event featured various departments of the Ministry and several public and private nursery schools. The exhibition aimed to demonstrate the […]

Stabroek News, Letter to the Editor June 12, 2024 Investing in education is not only a wise choice but an economic necessity. It establishes the groundwork for innovation, nurtures skilled labour, and ensures sustainable growth in our rapidly advancing world. The Ministry of Education, over the past few years, has made noteworthy progress in enhancing […]

The sooner special education needs or disabilities are identified, the sooner children will be able to receive treatment and an education that caters to their individual learning needs. Keon Cheong, Assistant Chief Education Officer with responsibility for Special Education Needs (ACEO-SEN) explains that “with early diagnosis comes early intervention which can mitigate the challenges, symptoms […]

Over the last three days, Guyana’s Minister of Education, the Honourable Priya Manickchand, has been attending the Board meeting for the Global Partnership of Education (GPE) on which she sits as a board member from the Latin America and Caribbean Community. The Minister was elected to the Board last year. The meeting was held in […]

In a world threatened by environmental crises, the theme of this year’s World Environment Day carries a powerful message. It reminds us of the urgent need to take action to protect our ecosystems and ensure a healthy planet for future generations. World Environment Day 2024 focuses on the critical issues of land restoration, preventing desertification, […]

Special Education Needs and Disabilities (SEND) have, for a long time, been a major hindrance to education. Hence, the SEND Sector has been working assiduously to address the diverse learning needs which can pose a challenge to receiving an education. Overview Keon Cheong, Assistant Chief Education Officer with responsibility for Special Education Needs, explained that […]

The Ministry of Education is continuing on its mission to increase access to education. During a press conference at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) on Tuesday 14th May 2024, the Honourable Minister of Education Priya Manickchand stated that according to the United Nations, Guyana has already achieved universal primary education. Thus, the […]

Good parents prioritise the health, well-being and education of their children in an effort to ensure that they grow into responsible and productive adults. However, parents of children with special education needs have to make an even greater effort. Meet Autism Consultant Rosanne Farley, the mother of a sixteen-year-old girl who has been diagnosed with […]


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