Education

Gale excited, confident over new role

Doctor Gale Rigobert has said that she is excited about her new ministerial role. Rigobert has asserted that she is also confident that together with her staff, the changes that are needed can be implemented. The Micoud North MP has responsibility...

India offers fully-funded training courses to Commonwealth citizens

17 June 2016 - The Government of India is giving Commonwealth citizens the opportunity to attend fully-funded training courses across a range of areas, including rural development, IT, telecommunications and renewable energy, in association with the Commonwealth Secretariat. The courses...

Streamlined efficiency in Caribbean schools: SmartTerm looking towards education’s future

WASHINGTON, DC – SmartTerm, a cohesive web and mobile learning management system, aims to reinvent education in the Caribbean by providing school administrations and students with a seamless, integrated experience. The platform, a brainchild of Jamaicans Shamir Saddler and Stuart...

Inaugural Caribbean Showcase Provide Landmark Opportunities for Caribbean Athletes

(Saint Lucia, June 8th, 2016) - Young, talented sportsmen and women from the Caribbean and Brazil are being urged to take advantage of a landmark opportunity to gain the attention of United States-based colleges and universities. The first-ever Caribbean Recruitment...

SLP pledge on education

SLP PLEDGE ON EDUCATION Presented by Guibion Ferdinand, SLP Candidate for Micoud South May 27, 2016 Pledge: The next Labour Government will introduce a programme to assist parents in meeting the cost of the fees for CXC exams. This programme will be...

Public service training institute launched

Tuesday, May 24, 2016-   The Training Division of the Ministry of the Public Service, Information and Broadcasting, currently operates two training rooms, one with a seating capacity of fifteen (15), and the other with a seating capacity of twenty-five...

Ministry statement on exams and elections

The Ministry of Education, Human Resource Development and Labour wishes to assure all candidates/students who are writing the Caribbean Examinations Council’s (CXC) Caribbean Secondary Examination Certificate (CSEC) and the Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) examinations that all necessary steps...

James: Get students out of Venezuela

Arsene James, Saint Lucia’s former Education Minister, has urged authorities here to get locals who are currently studying in Venezuela out of that country. James told the Times that as a former Education Minister, he is concerned about the Saint...

Arsene James criticizes CXC payment plan

Arsene James, Former Education Minister,  has criticized a ruling party pledge to pay the CXC fees of underprivileged students. Addressing a meeting of the opposition United Workers Party (UWP) on Sunday, James asserted that if the students are underprivileged, it...

Election date: Students’ Council concerned

Castries, Saint Lucia, Saturday 21st May, 2016. The National Students’ Council is questioning the level of consideration shown to the students of Saint Lucia by the Government, following the announcement of the June 6th election date. As outlined in the...

Educators support Autism Awareness

As one of the educational activities scheduled for the academic year, the Special Educational Needs Teachers (SENT) of District One, on the 29th April, 2016, visited the Dunnottar School and Vocational Centre to commemorate Autism Awareness Month. The visit...

UWI Lecture postponed

The UWI Open Campus Saint Lucia lecture entitled  “Women, Politics and Transformational Leadership.”  originally advertised for Thursday 19th May at 7:00 p.m. has been postponed. Due to unforeseen circumstances the Guest Speaker is no longer able to travel to Saint...

Over 200 Students FLOW to the Arts Village

Over 200 students from nine schools around the island got the opportunity to enjoy a mind-blowing experience at the St. Lucia Jazz & Arts Festival Arts Village, thanks to the generosity of the island’s premier telecommunications provider, Flow. Flow...

Former NPA Head against student suspension

Former President of the National Principals Association (NPA), Cyrus Cepal, has asserted that suspending errant students does not work. “The days of suspending children - you cannot do that anymore because suspension will not work,” Cepal declared. He said when students...

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