Education

Italy Bans Unvaccinated Children From School

BBC News:-  Italian children have been told not to turn up to school unless they can prove they have been properly vaccinated. The deadline follows months of national debate over compulsory...

Saint Lucian Nurses Complete Certification In Paediatric Cancer Care

Jamaica Gleaner:-  TWENTY-SEVEN NURSES drawn from five countries across the region have all successfully completed specialised training in the care of children with cancer and other blood disorders. The nurses all successfully...

Babonneau Police Host School Safety Exercise

Press Release:-  On Thursday March 7th 2019, Babonneau Police conducted a School Safety Sensitization Exercise at the Babonneau Secondary School. This initiative was facilitated by Sergeant Shervon Matthieu, writer of...

Minister Speaks On Discipline Amid Controversy Over Plans To End Spanking In Schools

Amid a controversy over a decision by the authorities here to halt spanking in schools by May next year, Education Minister, Doctor Gale Rigobert, has asserted that people are...

Maths Trick Blows People’s Minds On Twitter

Sky News:-  Figuring out percentages can be a nightmare - especially if you haven't got a calculator to hand. But now, a maths whizz has blown people's minds on Twitter after...

Mary Francis Says School Spanking Is State Sanctioned Assault On Children

Asserting that corporal punishment in schools represents state sanctioned assault on children, human rights advocate, Mary Francis, has welcomed moves to stop the practice. "I welcome the cabinet conclusion to...

Principals, Teachers Criticise Rush To Scrap Corporal Punishment

The National Principals’ Association (NPA) and the Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU) have both criticized the Ministry of Education’s rush to scrap corporal punishment in schools. At a joint news...

Re-tooling Exercises To Be Held On Suspension Of Corporal Punishment

Press Release:-  Following on the heels of Cabinet’s endorsement to suspend and eventually abolish corporal punishment in schools in Saint Lucia, the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations has...

US Professor Praised For Holding Student’s Baby During Class

BBC News:-  A US maths professor has received praise after images of him looking after a student's baby during class went viral on social media. Baby Assata was brought to the...

Archbishop Happy Over Plans To Halt Spanking In Schools

The head of the Catholic Church in Saint Lucia, Archbishop Robert Rivas, has come out in support of the abolition of corporal punishment in schools here next year. He said...