The Ministry of Public Service, Training Division today launched its 2021 training programs for Public Service Employees. Over the last few months, the Ministry has been working to redesign training programs offered to the Public Sector with a view to aligning same with the efficient delivery of service to the Public as well as equipping employees with the know how to effectively accomplish and achieve their Ministry’s or Agency’s goals. The first training course is focused on Customer Care which had approximately 20 employees registered and commenced today with its first of five batches. During the course of 2021 more robust training programs will be rolled out to fill gaps in the Public Service.Minister Parag in her address stated that training and re-training is of utmost importance to the development of Human Resource Captial within the Public Service, since it enhances the efficient and expedient delivery of services thus leading to the satisfaction of the Public. Additionally, training develops the individual through the skills they obtain that may last for a life time. Finally, it was noted that training for 2021 and beyond will therefore go under many changes and reforms that will lead to the further development of the Human Resources and Public Service.
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Yesterday Monday 28th June, 2021 the Ministry of Public Service, Personnel department and the Permanent Secretary commenced their sensitization outreaches with the various Ministries, Regions and Agencies, in an effort to improve on public services offered to citizens. The Ministry engaged the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Ministry of Labour respectively.
The Ministry of Public Service is presently compiling care packages that will be distributed to scholarship awardees who are stationed in Cuba.
The initiative which was organised by Minister Parag is intended to provide a level of relief for the students in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The care packages consisted of food and personal care items.
Make me proud – Minister Parag tells Essequibo residents
Hon. Sonia Parag, Minister of Public Service, is currently on the ground at Anna Regina, Region Two, rolling out the government’s 20,000 online scholarships initiative.
Having grown up on the Essequibo coast, Minister Parag said that she would be extremely proud if the residents here would capitalize on the opportunities being provided via the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL).
She noted that over the past few years, the people of Region Two have only benefited from a meager quota of scholarships given by government.
However, with this new GOAL initiative, each region will have access to an equal amount of the scholarships being financed by the Dr. Irfaan-Ali administration.
So, don’t waste time, apply now!
Our outreaches to Kwakwani and Linden, Region 10 were truly heartening.
We’re pleased to let you know that our incredibly fruitful engagements have seen a groundbreaking total of 88 persons registering for the 20,000 online scholarships initiative.
This is the highest number of registrations we have recorded, following any single regional outreach thus far.
As you know, the scholarships are being actively facilitated via the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL), and in partnership with the Ministry of Education.
As the team departs Linden, we extend heartiest congratulations to the people of the region and we wish every applicant many overwhelming successes in their academic endeavours.
Public Service Minister, Hon. Sonia Parag at the Wauna Primary School in Region One, encouraging residents to take full advantage of the opportunities to benefit from the government’s 20,000 online scholarships programme, being executed via the Guyana Academy of Learning (GOAL).
The programmes, stemming from certificate courses, all the way to PhDs, are being offered by internationally recognized universities and paid for by the Government of Guyana.
Minister Parag is being accompanied by Minister of Housing, Hon. Collin Croal, and Regional Chairman, Brentnol Ashley.
Visit us online – https://goal.edu.gy/ to apply now!
Public Service Minister, Hon. Sonia Parag at the Mathews Ridge Community Centre, Region One, promoting the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL) initiative, which makes available to Guyanese, 20,000 online scholarships.
As she has been doing in various other parts of the country, Minister Parag is explaining the benefits that the programme brings to Guyanese learners seeking a recognized tertiary education.
Minister Parag and her team are also assisting residents with their application process, and responding to whatever queries and concerns they may have.
The Public Service Minister continues to emphasize that beneficiaries of the scholarships would not be indebted to the government in any way.
A commitment to self-development is all that is required.
Scholarship outreach widens to Crabwood Creek and Corriverton
After wrapping up a joint outreach at Black Bush Polder, East Berbice, Corentyne, Region Six, Public Service Minister, Sonia Parag on Monday widened her engagements to the villages of Crabwood Creek and Corriverton.
There, she engaged residents on the advantages of the Guyana Online Academy of Learning (GOAL), emphasizing the need for them to immediately capitalize on the landmark initiative.
Minister Parag, accompanied by her team, also assisted persons with filling out and submitting their application forms for scholarships, ranging from certificate courses and bachelor degrees to master degrees and doctorates.
In her sixth outreach to Berbice, Minister Parag assured the residents that even though the arrangement to benefit from free education at such high levels may seem too good to be true, there is absolutely no catch, and being awarded a scholarship will not leave them bonded to the government.
“You cannot afford to let such an opportunity pass you by,” Minister Parag stressed.
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The Hon. Savitri Sonia Parag and team from GOAL and the Ministry of Public Service, held the first outreach for the 20,000 online scholarships commencing in several communities in Region #6. In the upcoming days and weeks the team will be in every Region across the country offering this opportunity to everyone 18 years and above.