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Minister of Education announces appointments for new academic year


by Eulana Weekes

St. Kitts and Nevis (WINN): The Minister of Education in the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Hon. Dr. Geoffery Hanley has announced the appointment of a new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education.

“I am pleased to announce our new Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education, Mrs. Lisa-Romayne Archibald-Pistana. She has worked with me in the field of Education for over 19 years, during which time she served as a teacher, principal, education officer and deputy chief education officer. She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the post.”

Mrs. Lisa-Romayne Archibald-Pistana succeeds Mr. William Vincent Hodge as Permanent Secretary. Dr. Hanley expressed words of appreciation to Hodge for his contribution to the education sector.

Education is forever changing and these changes take place at every level, at this juncture, I would like to thank Mr. William Vincent Hodge for his guidance, hardwork and direction as Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Education over the past six years. We are extremely grateful and value the contribution he made to the education fraternity.

Meanwhile, the Minister of Education addressed the changes at the school level.

“Mrs. Jamilla Bristol Browne is the new headteacher of the Beach Allen Primary School. Mr. Javon Cannonier has assumed the post as deputy headteacher at the Cayon Primary School, Ms. Ulukia Bryan has accepted the post of Deputy Head Teacher at the Dieppe Bay Primary School.

Minister Geoffery Hanley said he is confident that the leaders are qualified and capable to lead on the implementation of the ministry’s goal by working collaboratively with their colleagues and other stakeholders locally, as well as regional and international partners.

The 2022-2023 academic school year commences Monday, September 5, 2022.


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