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An agreement has been reached on a standardised application form for government and denominational primary schools.

Representatives of the Association of Denominational Boards of Education (ADBE) met February 6 with a team from the Ministry of Education on the process to be used for entry into public primary schools. Agreement was reached on the contents of a standardised form and a strategy for making them easily available to applicants. The form and circular to be issued to principals was sent to Education Minister Anthony Garcia.

Chair of the ADBE, Sharon Mangroo said the meeting was “very cordial and productive”. The other persons on the ADBE team were Anne Thomas (Methodist), Jeewan Ramdhanie (Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha) and Vickram Ramlal (Presbyterian).

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