KINGSTON, Jamaica – The University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, is exploring opportunities for collaboration with tertiary institutions in the United States, particularly Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), to facilitate short-term study abroad.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The United States Embassy in Barbados says the four islands which comprise Peace Corps Eastern Caribbean (PCEC) are abuzz with preparations to receive the first Volunteers since global operations were suspended two years ago because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
U.S. Secretary of Education Miguel Cardona today announced the 58th class of U.S. Presidential Scholars, recognizing 161 high school seniors for their accomplishments in academics, the arts, and career and technical education fields.
UWI Chancellor Urges Institution to Prove "The Substance of Our Worth to the Students Who Come to Us"
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Robert Bermudez, Friday expressed disappointment at the level of discourse that followed the report of the Chancellor’s Commission on Governance, but urged the regional tertiary institution to step up its contribution to Caribbean society.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica is now heading towards ensuring that only nutritious foods enter the school system, following the recent approval by the Cabinet of the National Nutrition Policy.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Schools may remain open during the July-August period, which is usually the start of the summer vacation, to address worrying learning loss attributed to the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Education Minister Priya Manickchand has announced.
RIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Ministry of Health and Wellness has recommended that schools remain open despite the current surge in coronavirus cases.
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Government is offering a second chance to Guyanese citizens who have not been able to complete their secondary education under a new initiative titled: Get Ready for Opportunities to Work (GROW).
GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The Guyana Media and Communications Academy was launched here on Tuesday with the government indicating that it will be virtual, offering those who secure a free license from the government, access to world-class learning and certification opportunities.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley Tuesday warned that even as schools were re-opening for face-to-face classes after two years due to the coronavirus pandemic “we are still not out of the woods yet”.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – Caribbean hospitality employees are invited and encouraged to apply for admission to the Caribbean Hospitality Professional Development Program sponsored by Les Roches Global Hospitality Education, one of the world’s leading hospitality business schools, and the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association Education Foundation (CHTAEF).
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The University of the West Indies (UWI) on Saturday the appointment of Professor Rose-Marie Belle Antoine as the new principal of the university’s St. Augustine campus.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government says approximately 87,446 students have been re-engaged through the Ministry of Education and Youth Yard-to-Yard, Find the Child initiative after more than 100,000 were not showing up on line or using any of the other modalities provided for their education during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.