The Speaker of the House of Assembly House of Assembly (HOA), Hon. Rochelle
Forde is conducting a ‘School Outreach Program’ to improve awareness about the
different arms of government, their functions, and the responsibilities of the
Parliament of St. Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG).
Earlier today, February 16 th the team from the House of Assembly visited the
George Stephens Secondary School in Colonarie and the New Adelphi Secondary
The Hon. Rochelle Forde met with third and fourth form students of each school.
The Speaker of the House of Assembly has described the outreach programme as
an opportunity to introduce members of the House of Assembly to the nation’s
students, while improving awareness about the constituent parts of the parliament, and to clarify the proceedings of parliament.”
Forde said she is optimistic that the ‘Schools’ Outreach Program’ will ignite
interests in students who may choose a related career path, adding that if
parliament is to be effective in its intention, then it must reach the people.
On Wednesday February 8th 2023, the team visited the Bequia Community High
and the Bequia Seventh Day Adventist Secondary Schools, while on February 10 th ,
they visited the Central leeward Secondary and Dr. JP Eustace Secondary School.