Education

PM Christie Reveals Plans to Improve Human Capital Development in Agriculture, Marine Sciences

May 30, 2016

The low academic level of human capital in the Agricultural Sector of The Bahamas is a major impediment to growth, poverty reduction and food security in the Family Islands and in the inner communities of urban Nassau, and to some extent, Freeport, Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Rt. Hon. Perry Christie said, in the House of Assembly, on May 25, 2016.

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COB students pleased with no more VAT on fees

May 28, 2016

The news of tax-free ancillary fees at The College of The Bahamas (COB) has sparked an outpour of appreciation to the Prime Minister from students who struggled with paying fees since the implementation of value-added tax (VAT) on January 1, 2015.

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Baccalaureate Service Challenges Graduands To 'Stick Their Necks Out' to Succeed

May 28, 2016

Spring 2016 Graduands of The College of The Bahamas came together in worship and celebration as their COB journey comes to an end...

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Grant transfers to Acadia University

May 28, 2016

After two successful seasons at Holland College, New Providence native Trevone Grant committed to playing for the Acadia Axemen next season.

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NAGB at Gambier Primary fair today

May 27, 2016

Today, Saturday, May 21, the National Art Gallery of The Bahamas (NAGB) is encouraging all members of the public to support Gambier Primary's fundraising initiative.

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Ports supports Cancer Society of The Bahamas

May 27, 2016

May is Cancer Awareness Month when the Cancer Society places particular emphasis on education with continual media exposure throughout The Bahamas.

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Throw away your crutchs

May 27, 2016

Now I've spoken to a whole lot of people over the years, at seminars, lectures and to others who ask me for advice.

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Freeport Primary School Receives a 25K Fully Equipped TuneIn To Reading Computer Laboratory
Freeport Primary School Receives a $25K Fully Equipped TuneIn To Reading Computer Laboratory

May 26, 2016

The Minister of Education, Science and Technology, the Hon. Jerome K. Fitzgerald accompanied executives from Mission Educate Bahamas and Scotiabank Bahamas to officially open the TuneIn To Reading (TIR) computer lab at the Freeport Primary School in Grand Bahama.

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God is still in control

May 26, 2016

The Jews answered him, "Aren't we right in saying that you are a Samaritan and demon-possessed?"

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The consequences of your choices

May 26, 2016

Now when the Creator made us, we were filled to capacity with an abundance of special, unique talents -- this is a fact that no one can deny.

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PM touts BAMSI collaboration

May 26, 2016

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI) will join forces with several international universities to engage in student exchanges and collaboration with facilities on teaching and research assignments, according to Prime Minister Perry Christie.

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Three years on at New Covenant Baptist

May 26, 2016

A little over three years since taking over as senior pastor at New Covenant Baptist Church, Trajean Jadorette, says God has been kind to him and the ministry, as they have been kept in a "healthy mode" as the church family continues to service the community in which it is located.

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Yes is the natural vote

May 26, 2016

All Christians should not have issues voting yes for the four gender referendum bills, as they are simply and clearly about equality between males and females in the constitution.

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Your dreams are worth more than you ever thought

May 26, 2016

There is a God in heaven who reveals mysteries. [Daniel 2:29]
Today I go back to November 2002. The word of God is good for all seasons and times, and it never gets old or stale.

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Registration open for COB's annual camp

May 26, 2016

Once again, the College of The Bahamas (COB) welcomes young student-athletes looking to improve in their respective sporting disciplines while gaining an understanding of what it takes to be a collegiate athlete, to its annual camp.

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22m apprenticeship scheme 'not like 52-week programme'

May 26, 2016

THE government will launch a $22m apprenticeship programme aimed to reduce youth unemployment, Prime Minister Christie announced during his 2016/2017 Budget Communication yesterday.

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22 mil for new jobs program

May 26, 2016

Prime Minister Perry Christie announced yesterday that the government has allocated $22 million in the 2016/2017 budget to establish an apprenticeship and training program that will target the young and unemployed.

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University Bill tabled in House

May 26, 2016

EDUCATION Minister Jerome Fitzgerald tabled the long-awaited University of the Bahamas bill yesterday.

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Spelling Bee champ misses out on final

May 26, 2016

DONOVAN Butler, the Bahamas National Spelling Bee champion, took to the stage yesterday afternoon in his bid to reach the finals at the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.

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Educators Receive Medals for Exemplary Service

May 25, 2016

Twenty-three exemplary female educators representing government and private institutions in The Bahamas were recognized for their invaluable contributions to nation building during a ceremony Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

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