Rhianna Mc Kenzie
The Ministry of Education on Wednesday began its second round of consultations on education policy 2022-2027.
In a statement released on Wednesday, the ministry said consultations will continue until Dec. 17 and involve 22 stakeholders in working group sessions, as well as the National Advisory Committee on Education.
“The first phase of the consultation brings together stakeholders from the education sector, participating in group discussions on the objectives of each strategic area, in order to collect their recommendations for initiatives to achieve this,” he said. declared.
“These strategic areas, objectives and recommended activities and initiatives will form the draft education policy concept note 2022-2027, which will be shared with the national population in January 2022 for their views and recommendations.”
Education Minister Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly said: “This 2021-2022 public consultation is very important in the policy-making process, as it gives stakeholders ownership of the outcome. final. This is essential if the ministry is to achieve its goal of relevant, modern and quality education for all learners, and is particularly imperative in the age of covid19. “
The statement said education planning staff and other divisions of the ministry will facilitate the consultation.