Education

Members of Parliament Donate 260 Laptops To 'Mission Educate Bahamas'

April 23, 2015

Ten Members of Parliament made a significant contribution to the education of Bahamian students at a press conference at Cabinet Office, Wednesday, April 22, 2015...

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COB experts feature on PBS show

April 23, 2015

TWO College of The Bahamas English professors will be among the linguistic experts featured in a special Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) documentary entitled "Talking Black In America" that explores the evolution of African-American speech and factors that have influenced it...

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UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Education

April 22, 2015

The United Special Rapporteur on Right to Education, Mr. Kishore Singh, paid a courtesy call on H. E. Rhoda M. Jackson at The Bahamas Permanent Mission to the United Nations Office in Geneva. Mr. Singh, appointed in his personal capacity by the Human Rights Council in 2010, is mandated to engage in constructive dialogue with Governments, civil society and other stakeholders with a view to finding solutions for the implementation of the right to education and report to the Council when appropriate...

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Jeffrey Meris does himself and his family proud
Jeffrey Meris does himself and his family proud

April 22, 2015

In two weeks, Jeffrey Meris will be doing something no one in his immediate family, or even his extended family has done before -- he will graduate university...

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How will you be judged

April 22, 2015

The title of today's article is a rather provocative question which I'd really like every member of my reading audience to deeply ponder here today -- how will you be judged? Well let me give you my answer to that question, not just for myself, but for every single soul presently inhabiting planet earth. You, I and indeed everyone around the globe will be judged in the long run by the number of lives we have touched in a positive way...

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St. Anne's School student is new junior minister of tourism

April 22, 2015

Owyn Ferguson beat out 14 youth tourism ambassadors from around the country in the Junior Minister of Tourism Speech Competition to be named the new junior minister of tourism...

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COB touts strengths of law program

April 22, 2015

Scores of persons attended a recent open house held at The College of The Bahamas to learn more about the Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) degree program which is now an independently offered academic program that equips students to become leaders in the legal fraternity...

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FMU Alumni to Honour the Legacy of the Institution
FMU Alumni to Honour the Legacy of the Institution

April 21, 2015

The Bahamas Alumni Chapter of Florida Memorial University, Miami, Florida, during its Alumni Week, will ‘Honour the Legacy’ of the institution during an official visit to the Bahamas of its President-Elect, Dr. Roslyn Clark-Artis, April 19-24, 2015...

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Marjorie Davis Institute for Special Education Ofiicially Opened

April 21, 2015

The government has officially opened a first class state-of the-art institute for special education. A ceremony was held on Thursday, April 16 to open the institute, which has been named after veteran educator, Miss Marjorie Davis. The Institute is located on the site of the former Our Lady’s School on Deveaux Street...

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Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, made her first official visit to the schools of North Andros

April 18, 2015

Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, Governor General, made her first official visit to the schools of North Andros on Tuesday, April 14, 2015. A special assembly was held at Carl Oliver Track & Field Stadium, moderated by Micah Russell, North Andros High School Head Boy. Among schools that performed were North Andros High, Mastic Point Primary School, Lowe Sound Primary School, Nicoll's Town Primary School and B. A. Newton Primary School...

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NABHOOD Leader Encourages COB Student to aspire to Hotel Ownership
NABHOOD Leader Encourages COB Student to aspire to Hotel Ownership

April 16, 2015

Show Kenneth H. Fearn Jr. a glass ceiling and he would probably see a bump in the road of progress. It's not that he hasn't faced challenges, but he has learnt not to let them define him...

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NEMA Conducts Disaster Management Workshop in Golden Gates

April 16, 2015

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, conducted a disaster management workshop for the residents of the Golden Gates area and vicinity, at S. C. McPherson Junior High School on Blue Hill Road South, on Thursday, April 9, 2015...

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COB Students on the implementation of VAT
COB Students on the implementation of VAT

April 16, 2015

The Value Added Tax (VAT) Department wishes to cordially invite the public to a presentation given by the College of The Bahamas students on their findings relative to the implementation of VAT...

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19CCEM Organisers Discuss Upcoming Conference with COB President
19CCEM Organisers Discuss Upcoming Conference with COB President

April 16, 2015

Organisers of the 19th Conference of Commonwealth Education Ministers (19CCEM), slated to be held at the Atlantis Resort, Paradise Island, June 22nd – 26th, paid a courtesy call on the President of The College of The Bahamas Dr. Rodney D. Smith on Tuesday, March 31st, 2015...

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Junior Achievers are College Bound

April 15, 2015

For one week, over thirty-five achievers and eleven advisors from Junior Achievement New Providence toured the United States visiting college campuses, historic sites and financial facilities...

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"What My Family Means to Me" poets win awards

April 15, 2015

Prime Minister the Right Hon. Perry G. Christie congratulated aspiring poets who participated in the 3rd Annual Centreville Urban Renewal Poetry Contest...

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Jasmin's ready to step up if needed

April 15, 2015

Jasmin Adamson may have finished second at the National Spelling Bee, which means that she officially goes to the Scripps National Spelling Bee as an observer, but she has not stopped studying, because she says in life you never know what could happen, and that she may have to step onto the Washington D.C. stage to represent The Bahamas...

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Coconut Grove Preschool students celebrate school's 25th anniversary with sports day

April 15, 2015

With physical activity vital to the holistic development of young people, fostering their physical, social and emotional health, the Coconut Grove Preschool engaged its young students in a sports day to celebrate the school's 25th anniversary...

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BTVI students schooled in social netiquette

April 15, 2015

Think before you post -- that was the simple, yet thought-provoking message Assistant Superintendent of Police Detective Mark Barrett wanted to impart to students. The 26-year veteran spoke to an entrepreneurship prep class at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) during which time he sent a strong caution to social media users...

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COB's Foreign Languages Day festival sharpens focus on language diversity

April 15, 2015

Advancements in technology are shrinking the divides of national borders as the world becomes a global village. It means that mastering multiple languages and becoming familiar with various cultures other than one's own is advantageous...

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