Education

Minister Stresses Need to Protect Children

Press Release:-Minister for Education Honourable Dr. Gale T.C. Rigobert has reiterated the Government’s commitment to the youth of the nation in the wake of Universal Children’s Day which was...
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Parents and Business Sector urged to play bigger role in Reading Month

Press Release:-  The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations continues to strongly encourage parents and the corporate community to get even more involved in the school life of children,...
SRDF held its annual scholarship and bursary program for the year 2017-2018

SRDF Awards Top Achievers with Scholarships and Bursaries

PRESS RELEASE:-Soufriere, St. Lucia – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation (SRDF) held its annual scholarship and bursary program for the year 2017-2018. Some 264 students including students of the...

RIGOBERT ATTENDS EDUCATION MINISTERS MEETING IN LONDON

Press Release:-Synergies are being fostered between the education and sustainable development sectors within countries of the Commonwealth, in order to drive delivery of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for...

CXC addresses decline in Caribbean history

Antigua Observer: The Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) has established a regional committee that will be tasked with recommending ways in which the syllabus for Caribbean History could be revived...

CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS FROM BARBADOS AND EASTERN CARIBBEAN‏

PRESS RELEASE:-The British High Commission announces that the UK’s Chevening Scholarship scheme is open for students wishing to study in the UK in the academic year 2017-2018.  Applications will...

High school students in Hungary rally for modern education

(AP) — Several thousand high school students in Hungary have held a rally outside the national parliament to demand improvements to their education system. Many students held up signs with...
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REOPENING OF ACADEMIC YEAR (2017-2018)

Press Release:-Castries, Saint Lucia, Monday 4th September, 2016. In tandem with the reopening of the academic year 2017-2018, the National Student Council wishes to extend congratulations to all students...

Suspected Mold Infestation Forces Suspension of Classes At Babonneau Secondary

A suspected severe case of mold infestation at the Babonneau Secondary School forced the suspension of classes at the learning institution Tuesday, well informed sources have confirmed. According to information...
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Teachers welcome suspension of schools’ cell phone policy

Barbados Today:-The Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union (BSTU) has welcomed the suspension of Government’s controversial plan to lift a ban on the use of mobile devices, including smartphones, in schools. BSTU...