Basseterre, St. Kitts, August 26, 2014 (SKNIS): With the 2014-2015 school-year fast approaching, teachers are being equipped with the proper tools to stimulate young minds through annual summer workshops being held. The August 26 to 28 workshops are held every year by the Ministry of Education. This year’s theme is Advancing Education through Standards of Excellence. Education Minister the Hon. Nigel Carty stated that the training of teachers is ongoing and is of top priority to ensure that they are up to speed with current and relevant education practices. He noted that these best practices can be achieved through positivity.