President of the National Parent Teachers Association holds Ministry accountable for basic issues plaguing secondary schools

President of the National Parent Teachers Association Alister Thomas said the Ministry of Education should be held accountable for the continuous issue plaguing secondary schools within the country.

Thomas who was speaking during an interview this morning said that issues such as basic maintenance to include the introduction of proper lightening should have already been completed

He further called for a review in the management style of the Ministry of Education.

His comments follow reports from the Minister of Education the Hon Michael Browne which indicated that the completion in the upgrade of several Secondary Schools on the island is schedule to be completed by the first half of the new school term.

Initially, it was indicated the that the expansion and upgrade of the five selected secondary schools will be completed and ready for occupancy by the beginning of the new school term in September.

However the Minister said that the initial hope will not be realized due to the complex process involved as well as minor delays.

News Reporter

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