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GUYANA: Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) names QC School of the Year for CSEC; CAPE

Guyana cops eight awards at CXC Regional Award Ceremony

Queen’s College has been recognised as the School of the Year for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE), at the Caribbean Examinations Council’s 2020 awards ceremony held in Antigua and Barbuda.

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand (third from right) along with the CSEC and CAPE Regional Awardees along with Principal of Queen’s College Jackie Benn-Ralph (left) whose school received the Best Overall School Award for CSEC and CAPE. Also in photo from right are Zane Ramoutar, Nyron Seoukienandan, Shania Sattaur, Anthony Sukra and Bhedesh Persaud. (Ministry of Education photo)

Minister of Education Priya Manickchand (third from right) along with the CSEC and CAPE Regional Awardees along with Principal of Queen’s College Jackie Benn-Ralph (left) whose school received the Best Overall School Award for CSEC and CAPE. Also in photo from right are Zane Ramoutar, Nyron Seoukienandan, Shania Sattaur, Anthony Sukra and Bhedesh Persaud. (Ministry of Education photo)
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Guyana launches Portuguese curriculum for secondary schools

Guyana launches Portuguese curriculum for secondary schools

Thursday, 17 October 2013 (Demerara Waves)  – Guyana on Thursday launched its first secondary school Portuguese curriculum as part of the country’s push to deepen relations with neighbouring Brazil.

“While language will never stop Guyana from enjoying good relations with anyone, surely our familiarity with the language of the people of Brazil will help us to bolster that friendship,” said Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand

The language would be taught initially at five high schools until Guyana’s teacher’s college could begin training Portuguese teachers. Brazil has been already asked to train, exchange or provide Portuguese teachers. The schools are Queen’s College, Bishop’s High School, St. Joseph’s High School, St. Stanislaus College and St. Rose’s High School.  Continue reading