UNITED NATIONS – Guyana’s President, Dr. Irfaan Ali, Monday said his administration intends to allocate 20 percent of its national budget to expand and improve the country’s education system.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Program for Educational Advancement and Relevant Learning (OECS PEARL) has launched the Special Education Needs (SEN) survey in the nine-member sub-regional grouping.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) Monday expressed its concern at “the great number of students” leaving the education system without certification and is moving towards developing a program to deal with the situation.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's government on Monday confirmed that an estimated 167 teachers had left their positions in the school system here over the past two months.
GEORGE TOWN, Guyana – A student of Signal Hill Secondary School in Tobago, J’nae Brathwaite, has won the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) Tourism Youth Congress which was held last Thursday.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – Representatives from 10 Latin American and Caribbean countries (LAC) are in Brazil participating in an international technical mission organized by the trilateral south-south cooperation project Consolidation of School Feeding Programs in LAC.
ST. JOHN’S, Antigua – The Antigua and Barbuda government says it intends to spend an estimated US$39 million towards the expansion of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Five Island Campus here.
Calabar Alumni Florida Commits JA$ Five and a Quarter Million Dollars to Health and Wellness Program at Calabar
Fort Lauderdale, Florida – Calabar High School Alumni Association Florida Chapter Inc. will donate to Calabar five million two hundred fifty thousand dollars through an initiative known as the Calabar Alumni Florida Health and Wellness Program.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The University of Guyana is set to commence the new academic year 2022/23 with orientation sessions for new and continuing students beginning from September 5 through to 10.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Former Grenada prime minister, Dr. Keith Mitchell Wednesday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has led to the birth of new businesses as well as social dispensation for work and leisure.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) is collaborating with the CARICOM Secretariat, and Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS)Commission to facilitate the training of approximately 15,000 educators in skills to assist their students to overcome the learning losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (The UWI), seeking to earn a net of US$250million, Friday said it had approved five-year strategic plan as it seeks to build on the success of the regional university’s “soaring reputation” over the past five years.
OAS Collaborating With ProFuturo to Identify Innovative Solutions for Digital Education in the Caribbean
WASHINGTON, DC – The Organization of American States (OAS) says it is collaborating with ProFuturo, the digital education program of Fundación Telefónica Movistar and Fundación “la Caixa,” to identify the best practices in digital education in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC).
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