Basseterre: St. Kitts, April 22, 2021: The Ministry of Education has
embarked on an outreach program featuring school meetings that will
sensitize parents and guardians of primary school aged children to the New
Mr. Francil Morris, Deputy Chief Education Officer, explained the reason for
these sessions as he addressed those in attendance at one of the sessions held
at the Beach Allen Primary School on Wednesday May 12, 2021.
“The Ministry of Education has embarked upon a number of sessions for
parents and guardians as it relates to our Enhanced Curriculum, that is being
piloted currently on grades four and six. We have to make sure that whatever
we do our education is relevant so that we can provide support to all our
students,” he said.
The Enhanced Curriculum was designed to assist the Ministry of Education in
achieving policy goal 3.2 which seeks to “strengthen the quality and relevance
of education at all levels to improve student outcomes” as well as Programme
Area 2: Curriculum and Assessment as outlined in the Ministry of Education
2017-2021 Education Sector Plan.
“We [Ministry of Education] want to ensure that all of our students are
successful at whatever they can do”, noted Mr Morris.
The Ministry of Education is committed to engaging parents and guardians
throughout St. Kitts and Nevis on any new initiatives that are being
implemented within the schools.