KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government has approved a proposal for the establishment of seven years of secondary education in the country.
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Dr. Calvin Mackie is the founder of STEM Global Action (SGA), a campaign and network of affiliates that bring science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education to children and teenagers in New Orleans, and other parts of the country. As a veteran STEM professional, he sees a strong bond between Marvel’s fictional cinematic universe and the vital role that STEM education plays in propelling children from under-resourced and underrepresented communities into high-paying and sustainable careers.
Carol City Middle School is the latest Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) campus to receive a new, technology-rich media center as part of the District’s Middle School Redesign (MSR) initiative. A ribbon-cutting ceremony held this morning unveiled the school’s new virtual reality (VR) equipment, Promethean board, robotics section and more than a dozen computer stations.
The first day of school always brings feelings of excitement and possibility to both students and families. This week, Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) welcomed students into our schoolhouses for the start of the 2021-2022 school year. Over the last year and a half, many families watched their children learn from home and got a glimpse into their child’s daily life like never before. Parents were instrumental in ensuring that students had quiet places at home to learn and navigated the sometimes-tricky world of Wi-Fi and technology.
BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honorable Timothy Harris, has extended his best wishes to the seventeen (17) nationals who were on Wednesday, September 29 awarded scholarships to pursue tertiary level education at universities in the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, families and schools have worked tirelessly to create safe learning environments for students while also providing services such as school meals, extended daycare, extracurricular activities, and social services. With the 2021–2022 school year upon us, schools are continuing to adjust policies and practices with the same goal in mind—limiting the transmission of COVID-19.
CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission Wednesday launched its Global Digital Library (GDL), describing it as an important part of the broader strategic objective to develop a digital learning ecosystem that supports lifelong learning throughout the sub-regional grouping.