Leonard Stapleton
Leonard Stapleton
William Vincent Hodge

Ministry of Education officials are Feb. 7’s ‘Working for You’ special guests


BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – Officials from the Ministry of Education in St. Kitts and Nevis are the special guests on the weekly radio and television programme “Working for You” Feb. 7.

Tune in to hear Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Education William Vincent Hodge expound on the recently launched education sector plan under the theme “Education  for all: embracing change, securing the future,” which is the strategy plan for the next five years. Hodge will specifically speak to the key policy issue of “enhancing governance, planning, and management to improve efficiency and effectiveness throughout the sector.” He will also give an update on what is currently happening in the education sector.

Additionally, educator Leonard Stapleton, an accountant and historian, will speak about his book “Places of Memory: The Experiences and Contributions of the Enslaved Africans in St. Kitts and Nevis.” The book is now a part of the social studies syllabus of Grades 3-6 in all primary schools in the federation. The book uniquely outlines the rich history of St. Kitts and Nevis with historical landmarks in both islands.

Hosted by Lesroy Williams, “Working for You” offers news, views, reviews, interviews and all the happenings of the Team Unity administration, which has pledged “transparency, accountability, good governance and a fair share for all citizens of the federation.”

The programme features government officials, heads of government departments, permanent secretaries and other government officials who provide “timely, relevant and accurate information as it relates to the social, economic, human, political and sustainable development of St. Kitts and Nevis.”

“Working for You” is carried live every Wednesday on ZIZ, WinnFM and Sugar City Rock from 1:30-3 p.m. and rebroadcast on Freedom FM and Von Radio on Thursdays from 7:30-9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m-noon, respectively. The programme is also streamed live on the SKNIS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/sknismedia/.