Education

LETTER: Upset at UWI Mona Graduation Treatment of My Daughter

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Dear Editor, Good afternoon. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, UWI opted to have the 2021 graduation virtually and that is understandable. My daughter is...

Baptist Academy Student Secures Top Spot In CSEC Exams

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The Ministry of Education, Sports and Creative Industries is delighted to announce the names of the most outstanding students who wrote the 2021 CSEC...

School Uniform Programme reopens for outstanding vouchers

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Organizers of the School Uniform Grant Programme have announced a re-opening of the 2021 programme to facilitate the redeeming of outstanding vouchers. The programme, which...

Symister says vaccination status is causing segregation, while unjabbed parents are banned from a...

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Attorney-at-law Leon Chaku Symister says the Government’s vaccination mandates continue to cause some level of segregation among the population. In its most recent guideline related...

Educator suggests letting unvaccinated teachers teach unvaccinated pupils

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Educator Dia Alie wrote: Dear Mr. Prime Minister,   As an educator who has seen first-hand how ‘destructive’ it is when a child is not educated, I’d...

The UWI’s landmark industry-alignment deal with Sandals and FIU

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The University of the West Indies (The UWI) has penned an agreement with Sandals Resorts International (SRI) and Florida International University’s (FIU) Chaplin School of Hospitality...

Unvaccinated students to be barred from face-to-face learning

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As the education sector prepares to undergo its most ‘normal’ state of operations since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, more vaccination requirements will...

Students told to vaccinate or be removed from classrooms

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Information Minister Melford Nicholas says when school resumes face to face classes next week, students who are not vaccinated will be removed from the...

LETTER: To Hon Daryll Matthew & Director Clare Browne

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Dear Editor, I am using this platform to sound the alarm about our children who is the future of this country. The joker they call "Minister...

The UWI Open Campus issues first set of Verifiable Credentials

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— Thirty-one persons from across the Caribbean became the first cohort to benefit from a Verifiable Credentials (digital) project being implemented by The University...

Macmillan Education-Caribbean introduces Footprints, Social Studies text specially for OECS Primary Schools

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  The cohesive nature of the education system within the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) has been made that much stronger with the announcement...

Historic Agreement between The UWI Five Islands Campus and Harvard Business...

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The University of the West Indies, Five Islands Campus (FIC) will collaborate with Harvard Business School, through its Harvard Business Online portfolio to offer...

Grade 6, CXC and State College students can return to classrooms unvaccinated, PM says

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A special carve-out has been made for students about to write CXC, CAPE and National Assessment Exams. Prime Minister Gaston Browne says it was imperative...