As the opening of the new school year dawns, the Minister of Education and Personnel Affairs Hon. Peter St. Jean, calls on teachers and school heads to reaffirm their commitment to the continued enhancement of the quality of the education produced in Dominica.
“These officers must be commended and complemented for the efforts that they are putting in educating our people,” the Minister said.
His praise comes on the heels of the recently released 2010 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) results, which shows Dominica to have improved by 4.4% in its academic performance.
“The results show that hard work brings sure results,” he said.
Chief Education Officer – Mr. Stephenson Hyacinth said, “the ministry is pleased with the performances of our schools in CXC Examinations this year and we express out thanks and appreciation to all principles, teachers and parents for their hard and excellent work.”
The education chief joins the Minister in calling on teachers to carry this stride through to the coming school year.
Meanwhile, the Minister of Education said his Ministry has continued to emphasize that the young people of Dominica have the potential to do well.
“When these things happen we at government needs to give recognition to whom recognition is due,” he said.
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