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Antigua focus on reading during Education Week 2013

Reading-day-in-ANUOur neighbor who have made overtures to Montserrat to join in certain activities towards better collaboration between the two islands, celebrated Education Week 2013 activities during this week, under the theme, ‘ Every Learner Achieves’

On Tuesday, February 5 with a focus on reading, they conducted “The National Reading Day” which is an annual event to encourage reading by children. It was celebrated in schools all across Antigua and Barbuda. According to a release from the Education Ministry there, it says, “This literacy event is designed to help students develop or strengthen their literacy foundation and encourage them to not only become lifelong readers but also life long learners.”

The Montserrat Reporter is issuing a call to the Montserrat Ministry of Education to move with haste and have similar events, as this is very badly needed on the island, not just for children but also for everyone.

On reading day the release says,  “In his demonstration of support for the special focus on reading, the Acting Minister of Education, Senator Hon. Winston Williams Jr., paid a special visit to the Potters Primary School where he spent time reading with the Kindergarten class…”Reading-#3

In related news, Senator Williams also paid a courtesy call on the Executive Secretary, Board of Education, Ms. D. Giselle Isaac. In addition to expressing his appreciation for the work of the Board, the Acting Minister of Education also received an update on the status of the new Public Library Project which is expected to be completed by the last quarter of this year.

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Reading-day-in-ANUOur neighbor who have made overtures to Montserrat to join in certain activities towards better collaboration between the two islands, celebrated Education Week 2013 activities during this week, under the theme, ‘ Every Learner Achieves’

On Tuesday, February 5 with a focus on reading, they conducted “The National Reading Day” which is an annual event to encourage reading by children. It was celebrated in schools all across Antigua and Barbuda. According to a release from the Education Ministry there, it says, “This literacy event is designed to help students develop or strengthen their literacy foundation and encourage them to not only become lifelong readers but also life long learners.”

The Montserrat Reporter is issuing a call to the Montserrat Ministry of Education to move with haste and have similar events, as this is very badly needed on the island, not just for children but also for everyone.

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On reading day the release says,  “In his demonstration of support for the special focus on reading, the Acting Minister of Education, Senator Hon. Winston Williams Jr., paid a special visit to the Potters Primary School where he spent time reading with the Kindergarten class…”Reading-#3

In related news, Senator Williams also paid a courtesy call on the Executive Secretary, Board of Education, Ms. D. Giselle Isaac. In addition to expressing his appreciation for the work of the Board, the Acting Minister of Education also received an update on the status of the new Public Library Project which is expected to be completed by the last quarter of this year.