Saddam Hussain has been appointed the new Chief Education Officer. According to the Ministry of Education, Hussain has been a classroom teacher for more than 20 years. Over the last two years, he served within Central Ministry as the Chief Schools’ Inspector and has been managing the efforts to restructure the Inspectorate Unit of the Ministry of Education.
Mr. Hussain also served as Cadet Officer and was appointed Senior Education Officer in 2011; a position he later declined. He brings to the position of CEO a wide range of experience having worked at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD), the Cyril Potter College of Education, and the Caribbean Examination Council.
On Wednesday, the former CEO, Dr. Marcel Hutson officially handed over the office to Hussain at the Ministry’s 26 Brickdam Office after serving in that position for six years.