World Bank Bolsters Guyana's Drive to Improve Teacher Education

The World Bank is providing USD4.2 million in credit to enhance the quality of teacher education in Guyana. The funding targets Cyril Potter College of Education and the University of Guyana’s School of Education and Humanities. Shaik Baksh, Guyana’s education minister, said the project complements his country’s education strategic plan, which aims to see 70 percent of the nation’s teachers trained by 2013.

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    Eliza Villarino

    Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.