Following a complaint in the Kaieteur News on Monday, the Ministry of Education says a shortage of textbooks at the Kopinang Primary School in Region Eight was discerned and is now being rectified.
In a release yesterday, the ministry said that an investigation into the issue revealed that there was a shortage of textbooks in the core areas of Mathematics, Science, English and Social Studies at the school.
To remedy the issue, the Ministry said its Book Distribution Unit took note of the textbooks that were needed and the items have been sourced and prepared to be shipped.
In total, 122 textbooks have been prepared to be sent to the school. Included in that amount are 75 Let’s Do Mathematics textbooks, 36 Fun with Language textbooks and 11 Science around Us textbooks.