Minutes of edu parliament 16th january 2013


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Minutes of edu parliament 16th january 2013

  1. 1. Minutes of EduParliament Wednesday 16th January 2013 Office of the Director of EducationAttendance:Mrs. J. Pringle – Chairperson Dr. C. Crump-RussellMrs. P. Collins Ms. J. GeorgeMs. I Francis Mr. P. SaundersMrs. D. Antonio Mr. P. LloydMrs. K Browne-Francis Mr. E. MichaelMr. J. Prosper Mrs. J. RichardsonMs. J. Mason Mr. M. RichardsonMr. S. Samuel Mrs. P. NicholasMr. G. Knight Mrs. A. BurtonMrs. P. Spencer Mrs. S. MascallMs. A. Airall Mrs. B. AllenMrs. E. ErsdailleApologiesMrs. M. BryonAnnouncements – Mrs. PringleThe following announcements were made by the Director1. Assistant Directors will meet with Minister Williams to set a communication policy for the Ministry of EducationAgenda1. Education Week2. CXC 40th Anniversary3. Meeting with Principals4. Secondary School needs5. AOBEducation Week • Zone 4 Award Ceremony is schedule for 16th February Decision: put back the Education Week Banquet to 23rd February. Education officers will notify their schools of the change of date. • Evening of Music will be held on Thursday 7th February 4:45 pm at the Multipurpose Centre. 1
  2. 2. • Health Fair – Ottos Comprehensive 9am – 4pm Grade 6 Primary and Forms 1-4 Secondary – 40 students • MOE Health walk and aerobics Sir Vivian Richards Stadium 4:00 pm • Mr Saunders reported on the Launch Ceremony Venue: Mary E. Pigott Time: 10 am – 11:15 Open day in schools – community can view students’ work Three students will perform the National Anthem (Primary, Secondary & Tertiary). • Mrs Burton report on Church Service Venue: Spring Gardens Moravian All top students and parents are invited Readers – Asst. Director Item from Adele and Headquarters Message from Director and Minister Invitees - Board of Education Authur Boyde Trust Mill Reef Pearson Transport Board Antigua Commercial Bank ACT LIME Digicel Police Social Security Union of Teachers State Insurance Bargain Centre Rotary Govt. Officials Chairperson – Mr. Howard Warner Possible speakers: Camel James Lois Bynoe Mark Braithwaite Alexis Smith Belinda Daniel • Monday Night Live Topic: U.S.E Panel: Mrs. Pringle Dr. Crump-Russell Mrs. Etinoff Mr. Smith • MOE Event – Saturday 9th February Organizers: Ms. Mason Mrs. Richardson • Dr. Allister Francis Lecture - 28th February at Open Campus. • Essay Competition – Launch at the Launch Ceremony Deadline – end of February Prize Giving – MarchCXC ServiceBegins 3pm Ebenezer Methodist ChurchSupervisors serving for 20 years or more will be honored 2
  3. 3. Present and past markers are invited to attendPrincipals MeetingTuesday 22 January 9am Multipurpose CentreSecondary School needsWaiting on Budget 2013 to employee teachersDr. George will be in office from 21st January 2013Assessment with OECS formRequest for report on ID cardsSchool leaving Diploma discussed next sessionAOBEarly Childhood 23rd April – 7th June due to the number of requestMrs. Christopher’s funeral - Monday 21st January at Christian Union Church,Wireless Road. Memorial Service on Sunday 20th January at Golden GroveChristian Union Church.CFS – new materials available articles in Intouch MagazineEBU moving to lower Nevis Street with Gender AffairsNext MeetingWednesday 23rd January 2013Jacqueline Richardson 3