BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Ministry of Education Technological and Vocational Training has set up a hotline as the controversy surrounding the survey administered to children in the secondary school system that has offended many citizens.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (UWI) on Thursday announced that it has evolved as a “multi-lingual” institution, with a new policy that will require all new undergraduate students to take up a foreign language and become “conversation competent”.
MADRID, Spain - The prestigious online training school, Structuralia, together with the Organization of American States (OAS), have recently opened their last 2022 call for applications for 50% master’s degrees scholarships available to engineering professionals in the Caribbean region.
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.
As the nation continues struggling with a severe nursing shortage, Miami Dade College (MDC) has pledged to grow its nursing program by 40 percent over the next three years, with generous support from the state, organizations and key partners.
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.
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.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – An estimated 15,000 educators across the region, will have the opportunity to benefit from capacity building in key components of the Learning Recovery and Enhancement Program (Let’s REAP) for Caribbean Schools, an intervention designed to address the learning loss that occurred or worsened due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Government says the Council of Legal Education (CLE) has approved the country’s request to establish a law school after years of attempts to do so.
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.