Education

‘International Students Are Welcome In The U.S.’

The United States State Department has said that international students are welcome in the US, after reports that the Trump administration will ask the students to leave if classes go fully on line. A media note from the office of...

Common Entrance Low Scorers Below The Age Of 13 Invited To Re-Write Exam

Children below the age of 13 who receive low scores at the Common Entrance Examination, have been invited to take advantage of  additional chances to sit the exam. “We want our parents to work with us in collaboration with the...

Cuban Medical Brigade Gets English Certification From SALCC

Press Release:-  The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) will recognize Cuban Medical Personnel who successfully completed the first phase of an English as a Second Language (ESL) course. The course was organised as a Goodwill initiative for the Medical...

US Pull Visas For Foreign Students If Classes Fully Online

BBC News:- Foreign students will not be allowed to stay in the US this autumn if their universities have moved classes fully online, unless they switch to a course with in-person tuition. The US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency said...

Distribution Of Books Under Bursary Programme Commences

Press Release:- The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform the public of the commencement of the Annual Book Bursary Programme for 2020 catering to Infant and Primary School students. This distribution and collection of books will be...

Public announcement for 2020 CXC examination candidates

Press Release: The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations would like to inform: 1. All candidates who are registered for the June 2020 CXC examinations, that their timetables are available. Candidates are to collect their timetables at the centre...

Education Officials Anticipate Safe Re-Opening Of School In September

Education officials in Saint Lucia are expecting that there will be a safe re-opening of school in September, 2020, for all students. But they say it all depends on the advice of the Ministry of Health and the Chief Medical...

Grow Well Provides 20 New Laptops For Gros Islet Students

Press Release:-  Students in the Gros Islet area are now better equipped to engage in online learning with the Grow Well 2020 Together educational laptop programme. Grow Well presented the computers  in a ceremony on June 12, 2020, under stringent...

Ministry Engages Stakeholders On Phased Reopening of School

he Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development will convene a meeting with stakeholders on Thursday June 18th, 2020, to review the phased re-opening of school as of June 3rd, 2020 and to address options for the...

Young Students Shine During Saint Lucia’s Reading Month

Press Release:- During Saint Lucia’s May Reading Month, educators saw an increase in reading amongst early grade students. Limited movement during this time may have sparked an expanded variety of reading activities and the production of reading videos by students...

University Of Guyana Appoints First Female Vice Chancellor

Press Release:- Professor Paloma Mohamed-Martin has been appointed as the 11th Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana after a year-long search.  She will be the first woman to hold the post. The University has been operational for 57 years and has had...

SALCC Teaches English To Cuban Medical Brigade As ‘Goodwill Gesture’

Press Release:- The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC) as a Goodwill initiative, has organized a series of workshops to teach English to Cuban medical personnel who are on island to assist with the COVID-19 global pandemic. The four week workshop...

School Reopens This Week For Grade 6, Form 5 Students

Press Release:-  Having concluded several consultations with stakeholders, the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform of the RE-OPENING OF SCHOOL for GRADE 6 and FORM 5 STUDENTS on Wednesday 3rd June 2020. Parents and Guardians should...

Radio Series For Parents On COVID 19 Launched In Caribbean

Press Release:- BARBADOS, 20 May 2020 – ‘COVID 19: Supporting our Children’ is the theme of a six-part radio series presented by UNICEF and Pan American Health Organization with funding from the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) .  The...

Jamaica Not Committed To CXC July exam

CMC News:- Kingston – The Jamaica government says it does not support the decision by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Education that regional students will sit the Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) in...

Virtual Library Service During COVID 19

Press Release:- In an effort to continue the business of library services during the quarantine period, the public library, in collaboration with EBSCO Information Services, and is currently providing virtual library and information service to all members of the public,...

CXC Exams To Be Held In July

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC)— The Caribbean Community (Caricom) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) on Education says regional students will sit the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) in July. The COHSOD meeting, which was held virtually and chaired by the Antigua...

Trinidad woman: ‘Help me school my children’

guardian.co.tt - Icacos mother Cindy Balchan is begging for help for her five children saying they are unable to access government’s online classes because they have no smart tools or internet. The family lives in a flat house near the...

Daren Sammy Donates Laptop Computers To Ministry Of Education

Saint Lucian cricketer Daren Sammy Tuesday donated five laptop computers to the Ministry of Education. The laptops were presented to Permanent Secretary, Michelle Charles. The devices will be distributed to vulnerable students who have performed well at school, it was disclosed. "Thank...

Opposition Leader Addresses Partial Opening Of Schools

Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre addressed the partial opening of schools in a post on the official Facebook page of the Saint Lucia Labour Party on Sunday. The post is reproduced below: The government has announced that there is a partial...

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