Functions

  • To provide a supplementary Feeding Programme that assists government in its human resource development with particular emphasis on promoting food security and good nutrition in the vulnerable groups of the school population.
  • Provide a nutritional supplement to children attending pre and primary educational institutions.
  • To assist in reducing the incidence and prevalence of malnutrition by supplying approximately 1/3 of the students' Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA).

Services

  1.   Through the Nutrition Support Programme schools are supplied with a food basket:
Pre Primary Food Basket  Primary/Multi-Purpose
 Full cream milk  full cream milk
Semolina  juice
Biscuits  margarine
Sugar  Corned beef
   Hotdogs
   Cheese
   Macaroni
   Chicken
   Flour
  Rice
  Lentils

 he schools supplied additional food items i.e. vegetables, seasonings, ground provisions etc. to complement lunch menus

       2.  Supply of deep-freezes, cookers, refrigerators, other small electrical appliances and kitchen tools and utensils.

Contact Information

Permanent Secretary

Ms. Morine Williams 
Telephone: (784) 457-1104
PBX: (784) 456-1111 Ext: 441
E-mail: office.education@mail.gov.vc

Location

The Ministry of Education is located on Halifax Street, within the same compound as the Ministry of Transport, Works, Urban Development and Local Government.