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If we are indeed training creative people for functional lives as creative people, then we need to urgently pursue the creation of accredited programmes being run under the aegis of the Institute of Creative Arts this statement was delivered by the Minister of Education, Dr. Rupert Roopnaraine during his feature address at the 2nd Convocation of the Institute of Creative Arts (ICA).
The Ministry of Education has reinvigorated its outlook at the inclusion of music in the school system. Recently, a four week music workshop for primary school teachers came to an end however this is not an isolated effort. Today, the Music School concluded its Music is Fun programme where 105 participants completed training in the basics of music education.
In an effort to protect heritage sites, the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport through the Guyana National Trust has commenced mounting warning signs.
The Republic Bank Pan Minors Music Literacy Camps 2015 will be hosted by the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sports Music Development Unit during the period July 06 to 23, 2015. Today the new Managing Director, Richard Sammy of Republic Bank presented a cheque valuing $1.3M to the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport for the Pan Minors Music Literacy Camps. Republic Bank has been a constant supporter of the development of pan music in Guyana.
From the start of her tenure at the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport, Minister Nicolette Henry has emphasized the importance of strategy planning in the efficiency of the department. Today, she facilitated the first of a series of strategic planning sessions with the programme and department heads of the Department of Culture, Youth and Sport.
The Argentine Embassy in partnership with the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth and Sport hosted a Tango extravaganza at the National Cultural Centre.