Education

Principal attacked by parent

September 19, 2013

THE PRINCIPAL of the Jack Hayward High school was briefly hospitalized on Tuesday after being attacked by a parent, The Tribune understands...

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SCHOOL UPDATES

September 19, 2013

11.50am UPDATE: MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT CLEARS STEPHEN DILLETT AND URIAH MCPHEE...

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BUT president joins sit-out

September 19, 2013

Police were called out to Stephen Dillet Primary School this morning as teachers continued to stage their sit-out...

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Minister disgusted over 'attack' on principal
Minister disgusted over 'attack' on principal

September 19, 2013

Education Minister Jerome Fitzgerald said yesterday he was "alarmed" and "totally disgusted" on learning of the attack on a high school principal allegedly by a parent on Tuesday and expects the matter will be dealt with by the courts...

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Students receive Shark Lab internships

September 19, 2013

The Alf Thompson Memorial Scholarship (ATMS) Committee has selected two students to be the recipients of its annual internship awards...

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PM's own story an inspiraton to those seeking second chance
PM's own story an inspiraton to those seeking second chance

September 19, 2013

Twenty young persons will be given a second chance to earn a high school diploma through the newly launched Urban Renewal/Terreve College GED programme in Grand Bahama...

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BTVI presents scholarship grant to Miss Universe Bahamas

September 19, 2013

THE Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute presented a scholarship grant to Miss Universe Bahamas Lexi Wilson yesterday...

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Teaching Shakespeare

September 18, 2013

Teaching Shakespeare in the school system can be a challenge for any teacher.

The first barrier usually is the language. Students resist it like the plague. But that doesn't have to be the case, teachers argue...

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SCHOOLS LATEST: Govt issues statement

September 18, 2013

11:50am UPDATE: MINISTRY OF THE ENVIRONMENT CLEARS STEPHEN DILLETT AND URIAH MCPHEE...

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Two primary schools still out of commission
Two primary schools still out of commission

September 18, 2013

Despite Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald's assurance that Stephen Dillet Primary School was cleared by the Ministry of the Environment to reopen yesterday, the school was forced to close its doors as teachers staged a sit-in over "persisting" health concerns...

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BUT wants 12 percent salary hikes

September 18, 2013

The Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) wants a 12 percent salary increase over a three-year period for its members and 100 percent medical insurance coverage, according to president Belinda Wilson...

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GGYA Youths Take A Hike . . . For Gold
GGYA Youths Take A Hike . . . For Gold

September 18, 2013

No amount of training could have prepared Robert Kramer for the rude awakening he got during his trek through Barbados...

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Latest news on schools confusion
Latest news on schools confusion

September 18, 2013

10.30AM UPDATE: Teachers are outside of the Uriah McPhee school this morning protesting against the conditions at the school. According to BUT president Belinda Wilson, teachers will not be holding classes at the school today as fumes from the ongoing construction work are too much for her members to handle. No students showed up at the school...

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No Sophomore Slump for Sandals Corporate University
No Sophomore Slump for Sandals Corporate University

September 18, 2013

With a financial injection of over JA$19 million, the Sandals Corporate University (SCU) moves into its second year with more support for team members of the Sandals, Beaches and Grand Pineapple Resorts across the Caribbean...

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Plubic Advisory
Plubic Advisory

September 18, 2013

The College of The Bahamas:

The Public is advised that the deadline for the submission of undergraduate applications for spring (January) 2014 is Friday, September 27, 2013...

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Uriah McPhee, Stephen Dillet to reopen tomorrow
Uriah McPhee, Stephen Dillet to reopen tomorrow

September 16, 2013

Uriah McPhee and Stephen Dillet primary schools will not open until tomorrow as officials continue to work to address several health concerns, Director of Education Lionel Sands announced yesterday...

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Math teacher mourned
Math teacher mourned

September 15, 2013

THE TA Thompson Junior High School family is mourning the loss of math teacher Miriam Willis...

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School violence 'on the decline'

September 14, 2013

VIOLENCE in schools has been on the decline this academic year with officials crediting the re-introduction of the school policing programme.

Director of Education Lionel Sands said anecdotal evidence suggests the number of incidents has decreased marginally...

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Director: School policing impact 'marginal'

September 14, 2013

Director of Education Lionel Sands said yesterday the school-policing program re-introduced by the Christie administration last year has had a "marginal" impact on incidents of violence in the public school system...

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Govt promises more focus on disabled, special needs citizens
Govt promises more focus on disabled, special needs citizens

September 14, 2013

The government is in the final stages of drafting legislation meant to give people with disabilities more rights and expects the law to be passed before the end of the year, according to Minister of Social Services Melanie Griffin...

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