Saturday, October 19, 2019

Consultation to Develop School Safety Policy Underway

Consultants are on island this week to be part of a broad-based stakeholder consultation with members of the National Safe Schools Committee.

The consultation brings together education officers, the police, and the Ministry of Health on the Model Safe Schools Programme, an initiative designed to incorporate comprehensive disaster risk management considerations into education sector policies.

The School Safety Coordinator with the Ministry of Education, Bernez Khodra, said the aim of the consultation will help develop the school safety policy for Saint Lucia.

The programme is being funded by the Caribbean Development Bank and implemented by the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). It will also work to enhance the capacity of the Ministries of Education in Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, St. Kitts and Nevis, and St. Vincent and the Grenadines to mainstream comprehensive disaster risk management considerations in education sector policies, planning and operations.

Eleanor Jones is a Disaster Risk Management and Sustainable Development Strategist who has worked throughout the region. Her company, Environmental Solutions Ltd was contracted by CDEMA to undertake inspections of schools across the participating islands and to develop the safe schools policy.

Headlines

Taiwan Donates Supplies to the Ministry of Equity

Press Release:-  The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) has once again  demonstrated its nation’s support by donating an assortment of humanitarian supplies...

Two Saint Lucians To Undergo Advanced Training As Cricket Coaches

By Terry Finisterre Former West Indies A captain John Eugene is one of two Saint Lucians set to undergo advanced training as a cricket coach...

Saint Lucia Prepares for FCCA 2019

Press Release:- Destination Saint Lucia is looking to strategically position itself and highlight its many offerings as tourism industry representatives meet to participate in the...

PM Lauds Efforts To Bring Tourism Benefits To Anse La Raye-Canaries

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has praised Tourism Minister Dominic Fedee's efforts to  bring tourism benefits to the people of Anse La Raye-Canaries. Fedee is the...
Saltibus Man Stable After Being ShotRead
+ +