Ministers finalise Caricom strategy for education, human resource development

Caribbean Ministers of Education and other educational officials yesterday met to finalise a regional strategy for education and human resource development.

This strategy is to be presented at the next meeting of Caricom Heads of Government for deliberation and approval.

Secretary General of Caricom Ambassador Irwin LaRocque explained at an opening ceremony for the 32nd meeting of the Caricom Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD), held yesterday at the Caricom Secretariat, that the strategy was developed as part of a mandate delivered to COHSOD after the 25th intercessional meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government in March, 2014.

LaRocque explained that a special session of that meeting discussed issues relating to human resource development and recognised that socio-economic development of the region was inextricably linked to the development of human capital.…to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In.

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