Education Ministry removes GTU as custodians of scholarship

  • Published on: Sep 14, 2021 - 5:14 PM
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Education Ministry removes GTU as custodians of scholarship The Ministry of Education today announced that it will solely manage the duty-free and other benefits for teachers, removing the Guyana Teachers Union as a partner in the process. Under a 2018 agreement between the GTU and the Ministry of Education under the coalition government, the two sides agreed that the GTU would identify eligible teachers for scholarships and duty-free concessions annually. However, the Education Ministry in its announcement today claimed that it will take over the process, claiming that the GTU has been using it to punish teachers who do not support its protest and str …
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