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St Lucian PM calls for overhaul of region's education system

Published:Thursday | June 27, 2013 | 12:24 PM

St Lucian Prime Minister Dr Kenny Anthony is proposing major changes to the regional educational system to reduce the growing problem of unemployment among young people.



He made the recommendations in an address to more than 150 youth attending a regional conference hosted by the Caribbean Youth Empowerment Programme.



He called for targeted interventions to help young people in the acquisition of skills that combine training with employment.



The Prime Minister said there must also be a willingness to experiment in areas where countries continue to record failures.



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