The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development announces the finalists for the 2014 National Excellence in Education Awards.
The National Bank of Dominica Ltd. has partnered with the Ministry to stage the event, which will be held on Wednesday October 1, at the Arawak House of Culture from 10:00 a.m.
The Finalists are:
Most Promising Primary School Teacher
Most Promising Secondary Teacher
Outstanding Primary School Teacher
Outstanding Secondary School Teacher
Outstanding Principals Primary
Outstanding Principals- Secondary
The National Excellence in Education Awards, held every two years, is designed to celebrate and publicly acknowledge achievements of outstanding principals, teachers and schools in Dominica.
Educators were recognized for performance during a two-year period prior to the date of the awards.
Following the nomination process, teachers, students and principals completed surveys about the various nominees. Officers of the Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development, principals and former educators then engaged in two rounds of observations of nominees. An independent committee, which included former educators, conducted assessments of the finalists to verify results.
Education Officers and retired educators were, in September, assessing projects and programmes to determine winning schools in the various categories.
Awards will be presented to schools in the following categories:
All the finalists will receive a monetary award.