Governance in St Kitts and Nevis
- Government Agencies
- Policy and Plans
St Kitts and Nevis’ Ministry of Education aims to provide students with a comprehensive course of quality lifelong education, which enables them to develop and achieve their full potential and make a meaningful contribution to national development. The Ministry of Education is sub-divided into several department providing different services including early childhood education, further education and education planning. Resources of the Ministry of Education include a Public Library, a Student Education Learning Fund and provision of school meals. The Examinations Department of the Ministry of Education administers examinations in S Kitts and Nevis on behalf of overseas exam boards, for example the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC). The National Skills Training Programme (NSTP) is a division of the ministry which provides community education through flexible, short-term training in occupations such as barbering, masonry, art and graphics and landscaping.
Ministry of Education
Tel:+1 869 467 1112
Minister: Nigel Alexis Carty
Permanent Secretary: Ionie Liburd-Willett
Public spending on education was 4.5% of GDP in 2007.
In the wider community, which already enjoys a very high level of
literacy, the government promotes programmes to improve literacy.
It has also launched an initiative to promote ICT skills in rural areas.
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