A teacher’s manual to help in the teaching of music content is being circulated here by the Music Department in the Ministry of Education.
The manual is being supplemented with a DVD, which was compiled by the Music Department and the Media Unit.
Jemeilia Pope from the Media Department said that it was important to create an interactive guide to assist teachers with teaching music.
Ms. Pope said that the manual was developed to facilitate the 30 to 40 minutes teaching time in the classroom. The digital resource will be used by Grades 5 and 6 pupils.
Source: NBC Radio
The Division of Adult and Continuing Education is hosting a Business Development Workshop at the Georgetown Secondary School to target current and prospective entrepreneurs from Georgetown and surrounding areas.
The three-day workshop, which began on Monday 4th February, is targeting graduates from other skills
programs such as Sewing, Home Making and Bamboo Craft.
Business Skills Instructor, Desrie Richards, said that the subject areas to be covered include: Fundamental Business Concepts, The Basics of Profit Making, Costing and Pricing, Why Businesses Fail. Sources of Credit, Basic Book-Keeping and the Importance of Record Keeping, along with customer Service/Civics.
She said that this workshop will herald the continuation of a series of workshops that commenced in June 2012 that will eventually cover all nine zones in St. Vincent and the Grenadines.
Ms. Richards also said that she is confident that these entrepreneurial workshops will contribute positively in sensitizing the business-minded community to the importance and relevance of Entrepreneurial Education for adult learners.
Source: NBC Radio
Four primary schools will make their presentations at the Primary School Performing Arts festival (PRISPAF), which begins on Tuesday 5th February.
The four schools are the Kingstown Preparatory School, the C. W. Prescod Primary, the Sunny Vale Primary, and the School for Children with Special Needs.