In January of 2019 some 120 graduate teachers will be appointed in respect of those who obtained their university degrees in 2013- 2015.
Prime Minister Gonsalves said on Saturday, January 2020 would see the appointment of the remaining graduate teachers.
He noted that for those nursing students who are now in the process of acquiring a four year bachelor’s degree, “the Government will pay one-third of the already subsidized fees in addition to providing for them monthly stipend of EC $1,000 per month.”
He indicated that there are also supporting loans available through the “Economically Disadvantaged Student Loan Programme.”
The Prime Minister also announced that highest number of awards, being 48, were given to those who sat CAPE and Associate Degree exams this year, and the sum totaled some 7.1 million dollars in awards. “