BAHAMIAN PROGRESS IN EDUCATION

Errol Miller

In1993 the Bahamian Government set up a National Task Force, chaired by Dr. Keva Bethel, to study all major issues related to education and to make appropriate recommendations. In carrying out its mandate the National Task Force not only analyzed documentary evidence but also conducted a nation-wide survey of the views of the various stakeholders and actors on their perceptions of the needs and goals of education for the next century. The National Task Force made its recommendations to Government in January 1994. The Ministry of Education drew heavily on the recommendations of the National Task Force in formulating its Five-Year Plan in 1994. Continue reading