Grenada: The Ministry of Education hosted a Leadership for the Adoption and Mainstreaming of Open Education Resources (OERs) workshop for teachers on November 18 at the Grenada National Stadium.
It is part of the Digitial Education Capacity Strengthening Initiative (DECI), which aims to improve capacity for the adoption of OERs in the education system.
The facilitators were Kade De Coteau and Jessel Walcott – Williams, ICT Officer in the Ministry of Education and District IT Officer for District 6 respectively.
1. Improve principals’ and teachers’ buy-in and enthusiasm for the use of
Open Educational Resources (OERs)
2. Improve principals’ and teachers’ ability to support other staff members and students to make effective use of OERs in the classroom
3. Enhance principals’ and teachers’ capacity to manage processes for the creation, remixing and sharing of OERs
Officials from the Ministry of Education and others in the field are in day one of a two-day retreat sponsored by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Programme for Educational Advancement and Relevant Learning (OECS PEARL), at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium.
Keynote Speaker, Director of Student Support Services, Pearson Stroude, encouraged the officials at the Leadership Workshop to accentuate their strengths and never forget the mission and vision.
The four components of the OECS PEARL are:
1. Enhance quality and equity of access to Early Childhood Education and Special Education Needs Services
2. Curriculum Assessment
3. Leadership and Management
4. Institutional Strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation
The OECS PEARL is a four-year project launched in July 1, 2021, funded by the Global Partnership for Education (GPE).
As part of its continued stakeholder partnership, Hands Across the Sea made a donation of more than 1600 books to the Ministry of Education on November 17.
These books will be distributed to four community libraries islandwide. The boys were given some useful and insightful guidance in selecting a career, from Business Curriculum Officer attached to the Ministry of Education, Cambridge in this morning’s assembly.
They were given examples of Popular Businesses owned by Old Boys and encouraged to be the next generation of great Entrepreneurs. The business Department headed by Emmons is hosting a week of activities to highlight the department’s role at our institution.