Monies from the $52.2 billion earmarked for the education sector in the 2019 budget will be used for continuing curriculum reform which will see robotics and animation being taught in primary schools.
“It is no secret that a 40-year curriculum cannot deliver the breadth of skills for a 21st century generation,” Minister of Education Nicolette Henry yesterday told the National Assembly.
“I say to the people of this country, that your government will continue on a path of development. In 2019, the Ministry of Education will implement for the first time in Guyana, robotics, coding and animation in primary schools across this country. This will leverage the gains of smart classrooms, IT hubs in 2018,” she added…..