Countrywide sanitization of schools and MoE Buildings to be done
– Changes to NGSA Dates to be announced
(March 16, 2020) – All schools have been closed for two weeks beginning today, March 16, 2020. During this period, the Ministry of Education will continue to assess the situation and engage in the sanitization of all schools and MoE buildings to ensure that children, teachers and staff can return to a safe and healthy learning and working environment.
Rescheduling of NGSA 2020
The Ministry of Education wishes to notify the general public that due to the current situation, careful thought has been given to the scheduled dates for the administration of the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) 2020.
As such, please be advised that the previously announced dates (April 8 and 9, 2020) are no longer valid. Adequate notice will be given with regard to the new dates.
Parents are encouraged to continue working with their children in preparation for this assessment. In addition, you can also:-
- Visit the Ministry of Education website on https://bit.ly/39Y698S to access NGSA Practice Test Papers in the four core areas. (Please note that the link is case sensitive)
- Tune into the Guyana Learning Channel (Channel 42/Cable 29) to access the following:
- Nursery Programme – 06:00h – 09:00h
- Primary Programmes – 09:00h – 12:00h
- Documentaries – 12:00h – 13:00h
- Secondary Programmes – 13:00 – 15:00h
- Continue to listen to the Radio broadcasts of the Interactive Radio Instruction for Grades 1 – 3 daily. The timings are:
Grade 1 09:30h – 10:00h
Grade 2 10:30h – 11:00h
Grade 3 13:00h – 13:30h
These are also aired on the following Radio Stations
Mahdia, Bartica, Essequibo, Mabaruma, Lethem and Annai.
- Continue to listen to Broadcasts to schools for Grade 3-6 at 13:00h daily on NCN Radio.