Compulsory Training And Teaching License Soon Required For Teachers In St.Kitts-Nevis Before Entering The Classroom

Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Mr. William Vincent Hodge, while appearing on the Government’s Weekly Programme, “Working for You”, on February 07, said that as a part of the Education Sector Plan (2017-2021), prospective teachers will soon have to undergo compulsory training to be certified and obtain a license prior to entering the teaching sector.

“All of our teachers by 2021 should be trained and we should be at the point where we train you before you get into the classroom,” said Mr. Hodge, as he explained that as a part of the Education Sector Plan, the Ministry is seeking to professionalize the teaching force and keep with the Education Sector Plan’s goal for professional development.

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