Federal Minister of Education – Jonel Powell.
For the 2020-2021 school year, the Federal Ministry of Education began the implementation of the Enhanced Curriculum on Grades 4 and 6 of public and private schools in the Federation, in the 5 core subject areas of Mathematics, Language Arts, Social Studies, Science and Health and Wellness.
According to Mr. Powell, the Enhanced Curriculum, which is based on international best practices, involves reviewing methods of assessing student learning, throughout the school year.
The foregoing announcement came as part of the Enhanced Curriculum.
The Test of Standards is administered annually to all students of grades three to six and is taken at all public and private primary schools in St. Kitts & Nevis.
In that regard, the Minister in a statement over the weekend made this comment: