Tuesday, February 19, 2019

Education

17 to receive UWI honorary degrees at 2018 Graduation Ceremonies

PRESS RELEASE: The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. 09 August 2018. Seventeen influencers who have made outstanding contributions regionally and internationally within their respective fields will be awarded honorary degrees...

Guyana: Teachers threaten strike action

Guyana Chronicle:-  DISSATISFIED with the outcome of a meeting with the Ministry of Education (MoE) on Thursday morning, the Guyana Teacher’s Union has threatened to call out teachers on a...
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Delay of Grade Six Textbooks

Press Release:-  The Department of Education, Innovation and Gender Relations wishes to inform parents/guardians that the shipment of Mathematics textbooks for Grade six (6) has been delayed and will be...

Saint Lucian among participants in U.S. Leadership Programme

Jhie Auguste of Saint Lucia is among seven Youth Ambassadors from the Eastern Caribbean who travelled to the United States in August for the 2018 Youth Ambassadors Programme in...
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Chevening Scholarships applications open

Press Release:-  Applications for Chevening Scholarships to study in the UK are open between 6 August and 6 November 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply.  Also offered is...

SALCC Board resigns

Minister for Education, Doctor Gale Rigobert, has confirmed receipt of resignation letters from the board of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC). The minister indicated that she has responded, expressing...

Former CUT official urges uniform cell phone policy for schools

Former General Secretary of the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT), Virginia Albert-Poyotte, has urged the adoption of a uniform cell phone policy for schools in the Caribbean. "I think the...

SALCC fee increase ‘under review’ as Cabinet voices concern

The cabinet of ministers was meeting Monday morning with the board of management of Sir Arthur Lewis Community College (SALCC), in the aftermath of a tuition fee increase announced...

France bans smartphones from schools

(CNN)French children will have to leave their smartphones and smart devices at home or switched off when they are at school starting in September. The ban on smartphones as well...

OECS Commission Completes third Spanish-Language Course

OECS Media Release: Thursday, July 26, 2018 — The OECS Commission celebrated another successful end of tenure this month, as the current three-year “Spanish as a Second Language” resident lecturer agreement...