Education News

The UWI partners with SUNY, Buffalo on research, programme delivery

The University of the West Indies (UWI) and the State University of New York at Buffalo (SUNY) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to help achieve the United Nations 2030 Sustainable Development Goals and to facilitate programmes to foster and develop cooperative relationships between both universities.

Guyanese gov’t, union at odds over salary increases for teachers

The Guyana Teachers Union (GTU) says it has held “fruitful” discussions with representatives of the Ministry of Education, getting the government to agree to consider proposed salary increases from 2019 to 2023. 

Report finds three in four 15-year-olds in LAC unable to demonstrate...

The results of PISA 2022, the OECD's Program for International Student Assessment, demonstrated the depth of the learning crisis for adolescents in the region.

Guyana: Teachers’ union takes government to court

The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU), is taking the government to Court over its objection of the two-week running industrial/strike action and a series of reproach which the union now deems as discriminatory and a breach and violation of key rights.

Teachers begin nationwide strike in Guyana

The Guyana Teachers’ Union (GTU) Monday said it is assessing the response to its call for a general strike to press demands for increased salaries for teachers. 

UWI School of Medicine to be relocated to Guyana

President Irfaan Ali on Sunday announced that the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) School of Medicine would be relocated to Guyana.

Guyana appointed to board of the Global Partnership for Education

Over the next two years, Guyana's Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand will serve on the board of the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).

Prof Robinson says there is need to address UWI’s financial woes

Professor C. Justin Robinson, says the regional institution will have to address the financial situation it faces.

Professor C. Justin Robinson Inducted as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal at...

The University of the West Indies (The UWI) celebrates a historic moment as Professor C. Justin Robinson assumes the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal at the Five Islands Campus in Antigua.

Induction ceremony for new UWI Five Islands Campus principal

Professor C. Justin Robinson will be inducted into his role as the new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Five Islands Campus.