Education

SLTU President Warns Against Trivialising School Security, Urges Minister To Act

The Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU) wants action by the Minister of Education and his Ministry on school security and has warned against trivializing the issue, especially given recent incidents at...

WATCH: Public Urged To Collect Verified Education Certificates

The Human Resource Development Unit (HRD), office responsible for verifying and certifying educational certificates, is making a special appeal to the public to collect their documents. We hear more in this report: https://youtu.be/Dqt7RbaAEfg Source:...

WATCH: Education Administrators Attend Learning Analytics Workshop

The umbrella Taiwan ICT in Education Project recently conducted a 3-day workshop for educational administrators focusing on learning analytics and how it can be harnessed to improve educational products and processes.  Danielle...

WATCH: More Saint Lucian Students Benefit From The PAP Initiative

The Post Primary Alternative Pathway Programme (PAP) continues to expand as the Saint Lucia Social Development Fund (SSDF) financially supports 13 more students to join the schooling intervention program.  Danielle Du Bois...

Minister Hails Historic CPEA Introduction To Saint Lucia As Bold, Progressive

Education Minister Shawn Edward has welcomed the historic introduction of the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) at 21 centres in Saint Lucia, describing the development as bold and progressive. On Thursday, over...

Tourism Enhancement Fund Disburses First Ten Eileen Paul Scholarships

The Saint Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Association’s Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF) disbursed the first ten grants to recipients under the Eileen Paul Secondary School Scholarship Fund on Friday, May 6,2022. The Fund...

Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment To Be Held This Week

Two thousand and fifty-five (2055) candidates from sixty-nine (69) primary schools from across the island are registered to write the first ever Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) Examinations on May 12th...

WATCH: Blind And Visually Impaired Persons Get ICT Training

Members of the St. Lucia Blind Welfare Association (SLBWA) recently benefited from a week-long ICT training programme. The computer training programme is part of the continued advocacy by the SLBWA for the full...

Taiwan Brings Smart Classroom To St. Joseph’s Convent

The learning environment at St. Joseph’s Convent is now vastly improved, thanks to a donation of electronics from the Taiwanese Embassy to create a multi-media smart classroom. The donation included 65” TV screens,...

CXC Announces Exams Delay

The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC®) stands in solidarity with the region and the international community as we grapple with the impact of COVID-19 on our way of life. The Council recognises the...

Barbados To Review School Hairstyle Policies

Local reports say that the Barbados Ministry of Education has announced plans to review school hairstyle policies amid claims that students with dreadlocked hairstyles face blatant discrimination. But at the same time, Barbados...

WATCH: Science Snapshot Competition Winners Announced

The Beanfield Comprehensive Secondary School has been named the overall winner of a Science Snapshot Competition put on recently by the Curriculum and Materials Development Unit CAMDU of the Ministry of...

Applications Open For Economic Cost Awards

The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training, invites applications for Economic Cost Awards for new and continuing students at the University of the West Indies (UWI)...

WATCH: Cabot Saint Lucia, SALCC Ink Historic MOU

Cabot Saint Lucia made history this week, becoming the first local corporate entity to enter a long-term agreement with the Hospitality & Sustainable Tourism Department of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College...

Applications Invited For Government Of Saint Lucia Bursaries

The Ministry of Education, Sustainable Development, Innovation, Science, Technology and Vocational Training invites applications for the Government of Saint Lucia Bursaries for the academic year 2022/2023, to pursue studies at the...

NPA Welcomes Plans To Adopt Kweyol In Saint Lucia Schools Fully

The National Principals Association (NPA) has welcomed a plan to fully adopt Kweyol in schools across Saint Lucia, asserting that Saint Lucians are Kweyol people and the language represents their identity...

WATCH: Kweyol To Be Fully Adopted In Saint Lucia Schools

Saint Lucia is one step closer to fully integrating the Kweyol Language into the education system as Education officials and stakeholders meet to discuss and assess the Language Education Policy and...

COVID-19: Millions Of Children Worldwide Missing Out On Education

Now entering its third year, the COVID-19 pandemic has continued to hold back some 405 million school children worlwide from a full return to the classroom, according to a new report...

Republic Bank Enhances Learning With Donation Of Computers

Republic Bank, in its ongoing commitment to the community it serves and its strong sense of corporate social responsibility, recently donated 14 Wi-Fi enabled desktop computers loaded with Office 365 to...

Schools In Guyana To Fully Reopen On April 25

Minister of Education, Priya Manickchand announced Monday that schools will be fully reopened on April 25. On the side lines of the newly launched artificial intelligence leadership programme, ‘Spark’, the education minister...

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