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He ELC Announces Nearly $1.5 Million in Educational Scholarships to Black College Students For 2022

WASHINGTON, DC – The Executive Leadership Council (ELC), the pre-eminent membership organization committed to increasing the number of global Black executives in C-suites, on corporate boards and in global enterprises, will offer nearly $1.5 million in scholarships for Black undergraduate and graduate students in 2022. Undergraduate scholarship applications open today at https://elcscholarships.elcinfo.com/ and graduate applications launch on February 15 via the same link.

Caribbean Examinations Council to Develop New Certification Program

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) Tuesday said it would be re-examining its qualification framework to establish a progressive assessment, certification system aimed at minimizing the number of students leaving the secondary school system without certification.

CXC Registrar and CEO, Dr Wayne Wesley

UN Says Hot Meals Help Haiti’s School Children Recover from Earthquake

UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations says the children who were affected by the massive earthquake which devastated large parts of south-west Haiti in August are receiving free hot meals at school as part of an initiative by the UN’s World Food Program (WFP) to support the recovery of the French-speaking Caribbean country’s most vulnerable communities.

Lunch for 307 children is prepared at a school in south-west Haiti. (UN Haiti/Daniel Dickinson)

Caribbean Nationals Receive Tourism Scholarships

MIAMI, Florida - The recently announced professional development program for Caribbean hospitality professionals, launched by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF) and Les Roches, the hospitality management institution, has named two dozen Caribbean scholarship recipients.

A selection of this year's Caribbean tourism scholars.

Florida McDonald’s to Award $100,000 in Grants to Benefit Local K-12 Students as a Part of its Golden Grants Program

Starting today, educators and individuals who represent programs and organizations that fuel the imagination, education and growth of students can apply for a Florida Golden Grant. This is the first year the state of Florida local owners and operators are funding the Golden Grants program. The program will award $100,000 in grants to various teachers and organizations to positively impact the lives of thousands of students.

OECS Launches ILearn Across the Sub-Region

CASTRIES, St. Lucia – The Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Friday announced it had launched a new platform that will provide digital access to the latest in online educational tools for its member states across the sub-region.

Due to the pandemic, remote learning has changed the way Caribbean students receive instruction. Education technology is changing the traditional schooling landscape in these countries. (Caricom image)
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