Education

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme In Saint Lucia Dubbed A Success

Press Release:- USAID Regional Representative Clinton White met with students and teachers at the Bishop Charles Gachet RC Primary School February 6 in Marchand to see firsthand the benefits of the OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP), an $8.9 million initiative improve...

Jamaican Students On Saint Lucia Study Tour

Press Release:- A group of students from Jamaica are in Saint Lucia on a study tour of the city of Castries. The contingent of 44 students and two lecturers are from the Caribbean School of Architecture in Jamaica. The visit to...

Walcott Library Donated To SALCC

Press Release:- The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College has been honored with the gift of Sir Derek Walcott’s Library.  Ms. Sigrid Nama, partner of the late Sir Derek Walcott made the announcement at a short ceremony held at the...

Teachers To Be Certified In Specialised Reading Instruction

Press Release:-  The  USAID/OECS Early Learners Programme is placing much emphasis on teacher professional development and training to ensure that the overall quality of reading instruction is improved at the Grade K to Grade 3 level across the OECS...

Piaye Combined School To Get US$62,189 Grant

Press Release:- The Piaye Combined School will receive a grant of US$62,189 from the Government of Japan to build a new toilet facility and lunchroom as well as to renovate the staffroom.    The Project for Improving the Health Environment at Piaye Combined...

Government Working Hard To Get More Scholarships For Saint Lucians

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet says the Ministry of Education along with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs have worked hard over the past two years to secure even more scholarship opportunities for Saint Lucians. He made the comments on his official...

Saint Lucia Integrating French As A Language Of Exchange

Press Release:- Representatives from the Education Development Management Unit of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, Alliance Française of Saint Lucia and the French Embassy to the OECS and Barbados recently met to discuss the advancement of the...

Concerned Parents, Teachers ‘Shut Out’ From Ministry Of Education

Concerned parents and teachers were 'shut out' from the Ministry of Education where they had marched to voice concern over security at the Ave Maria Infant School, the Vice President of the PTA, Sylvrina Preville-Howell, told St Lucia Times. However...

Classes Resume For Schools In City Center After Bomb Threats

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development acknowledges the unfortunate events of Thursday 21st, November, 2019 when bomb threats resulted in schools in the city center being evacuated. Given the gravity of the situation and...

National Principals’ Association Elects New Executive

Press Release:- On Tuesday 12th November, 2019, during the termly meeting of the National Principals’ Association, Chairman of the Elections Committee, Mr. Julian Monrose, swore in the new executive of the association at the Arch Bishop Kelvin Felix Pastoral...

Education Districts Standardize Registration Process

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education has strategically standardized the registration process for students entering Kindergarten for the academic year 2020/2021. Registration has been centralized at one location to make the proceses more convenient. Claudia Louis, the Chief Planning Officer at the...

NYC President Addresses OECS Education Ministers

Press Release:- The Second Higher Education Meeting of the OECS took place in Saint Lucia on November 5, 2019. In attendance at this meeting were OECS Ministers of Education and Presidents/ Principals of National Colleges of the OECS. The meeting provided the opportunity for...

Entrepot, Sir Ira and Bocage Secondary To Resume Classes Thursday

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development is pleased to inform parents and guardians of students attending the Bocage, Entrepot and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary schools that the necessary post assessments and tests have...

Three Secondary Schools To Remain Closed Monday

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development regrets to inform parents and guardians of students attending the Bocage, Entrepot and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary schools that after careful consideration, those schools will remain closed...

Parents Protest And Teachers Abandon Classes At Entrepot Secondary

Parents staged a protest at the Entrepot Secondary School Thursday morning and teachers at the institution abandoned classes in the latest development over mold infestation at the learning institution. "The Saint Lucia Teachers Union has been for a number of...

Sir Ira Simmons & Bocage Secondary Schools Closed Until Monday

Press Release:-  The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development regrets to inform parents and guardians of students attending the Bocage and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary schools that those schools will remain closed until Monday November 11th,...

Three Schools Close Early Due To Inadequate Supervision

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development regrets to inform parents and guardians of students attending the Bocage, Entrepot and Sir Ira Simmons Secondary schools that due to inadequate teacher supervision at these schools, classes...

Schools Close Early Due To Flash Flood Warning

Press Release:- The Ministry of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development wishes to inform Parents and guardians that due to heavy rains and a flash flood advisory from the Saint Lucia Met Services,  you should pickup your child or...

Minister Seeks Better Conditions For Saint Lucians Studying Abroad

A seven  member delegation headed by  Dr. Gale T.C. Rigobert, Minister of Education, Innovation, Gender Relations and Sustainable Development, continued to explore scholarship and academic exchange opportunities for locals during an eleven day visit to Universities and Colleges across...

Mon Repos-Patience Combined School Gets Standing Fans Donation

The Parent Teachers Association (PTA) of the  Patience Combined School Monday made a donation of 20 standing fans to the Mon Repos-Patience Combined School. PTA President Damian Jn Baptiste told St Lucia Times that the donation was in keeping with...

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