Education

Independence Essay Competition Launched

Press Release:-  As part of this year’s 40th Independence Celebrations, the Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations partners with the Daren Sammy Foundation to host an essay competition among...

Former SLTU President Voices Conditional Support For Abolition Of Spanking In Schools

Former Saint Lucia Teachers Union (SLTU) President, Doctor Virginia Albert Poyotte, has supported a move to eventually abolish corporal punishment in schools here next year. But her support is conditional. The...

Sandals Contributes To School Programmes In Three OECS Countries

Press Release:-  The Sandals Foundation is the major supporter of Hands Across the Sea’s Remedial Reading Toolkit program for high school students in the Eastern Caribbean. For the 2018-2019 school...

Ministry Defends Move To Halt Spanking In Schools

The Ministry of Education has said that this country’s move to eventually halt corporal punishment in schools is in keeping with its international obligations and in fulfillment of a...

Eleven School Libraries Launched In Saint Lucia

Press Release:-  Hands Across the Sea, an American-based NGO dedicated to the advancement of child literacy in the Eastern Caribbean, has sent 16,562 new amazing library books to St. Lucia...
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New Primary Grade Assessment Framework For OECS Schools

Parents and students in the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are being urged to get fully acquainted with the new primary grade assessment framework developed by the Barbados-based...

Saint Lucia Tourism Authority Joins Anti-Bullying Campaign

Press Release:-   One hundred and eighty-six students at the Les Etangs Combined School can now practice anti-bullying tactics, having been the recipient of the Buddy Bench presented by the Saint...

SALCC Students To Attend Regional Debating Competition

Press Release:-  The Sir Arthur Lewis Community College will be representing Saint Lucia at the third annual Windward Islands Debating Competition (WIDC) from March 1 to 2 in Grenada. A...

Cabinet Endorses ICT In Education Policy and Strategy

Press Release:-  The Cabinet of Ministers has endorsed the ICT in Education Policy and Strategy for Saint Lucia (2019 – 2022). Cabinet met on Monday, January 28 and adopted the...

Taiwan Facilitates “Smart” Education Project

Press Release:-  The Government of Saint Lucia has been awarded a cheque donation of EC$2.5 million from the Republic of China (Taiwan). The funds will facilitate the retrofitting of existing...