Education

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...

School To Re-open Monday 20th April, 2020 But Not In Physical School-Buildings

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development wishes to inform parents and guardians of students attending primary and secondary schools island-wide that the multifaceted approach to instruction at the school level, during the present...

SLNYC Supports Ministry Of Education’s COVID-19 Response, Calls For Education Sector Contingency Plan

Press Release:-  The novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has evidently affected the way we educate. The Education Sector has been impacted with mandatory school closures here and abroad, displacing students and educators. As an organization, we share a great interest in matters...

Ministry Issues Statement On Local And Regional Examinations

Press Release:-  The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to share the following decisions and updates on the local and regional examinations - Minimum Standard Tests (MST), Common Entrance Examination (CEE), Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and...

Over 130,000 Caribbean Students To Benefit From Virtual Learning

Press Release:- Over 130,000 kindergarten, primary and secondary school students across the Caribbean will benefit from the Flow Study program FREE of charge from now through June 15.  The Cable and Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF) in partnership with Flow and...

OECS Education Officials Agree Upon COVID-19 Response

Press Release:- Decision makers and key players in the area of education in the Eastern Caribbean held the first session of a series of virtual meetings on March 17, 2020 to discuss a Regional Education Sector’s Response Plan to the...

CXC Announces Strategy For May-June Examinations

Press Release:-  BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – 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. During the past two weeks, we have...

Boguis Primary School celebrates success

The District One Education Office in collaboration with the Office of the Parliamentary Representative for Babonneau hosted the Second Place Success Awards Ceremony of the Boguis Primary School for the year 2019. The awards ceremony recognizes the achievements of the...

13 Schools To Participate In ICT In Education Project

Press Release:- The Government of Saint Lucia has taken a significant step in transforming and modernizing the education sector with the distribution of electronic learning devices to secondary school students. The Ministry of Education began distribution earlier this week as part...

Patience Pre School Rehoused After Fire

Patience Pre-School which was destroyed by fire has  been rehoused in temporary accommodation at the Mon Repos community centre. The announcement was made Monday by Education Minister Doctor Gale Rigobert. "Yesterday, I spent the day along with the administrator, teachers, facilitators...

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