Education

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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Bahamian sheds light on origins of the universe

May 25, 2016

ALBERT Cox Jr., the first Bahamian scholar to have his scientific research documenting the origins of the universe accepted, was recognised by the Governor General yesterday as he prepares for a worldwide promotional and educational tour next month.

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College signs memorandum to secure link with BAMSI

May 25, 2016

THE College of The Bahamas (COB) yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institute (BAMSI), which officials from both establishments hailed as a positive step towards bringing "expertise to the field of Bahamian agriculture".

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NEMA Conducts Water Rescue Course in Crooked Island

May 25, 2016

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) in partnership with the United States Northern Command (USNORTHCOM) and the United States Public Health Services trained a group of residents in highly-skilled water rescue techniques in the event a disaster strikes the community.

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STEP award

May 25, 2016

Evans and Co. Partner Veronique J. N. Evans has been named the top STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) diploma student in the Caribbean and Latin American region.

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COB, BAMSI sign MOU

May 25, 2016

The College of The Bahamas (COB) and the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Sciences Institution (BAMSI) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday which had been outstanding for almost a year and a half.

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University bill set to be tabled today

May 25, 2016

After numerous delays, Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald expects to table the University of The Bahamas Bill in Parliament today, charting the way for The College of The Bahamas (COB) to transition to university status.

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COB and BAMSI Sign Memorandum of Understanding

May 25, 2016

Effective this year, graduates of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) will earn a certificate from BAMSI or a degree awarded by the College of The Bahamas (COB).

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Local teacher publishes book to bring greater awareness of history for students

May 25, 2016

High school teacher Audra Tynes has launched her third book entitled "Freedom Fights: The March to Independence," an anthology of stories and poems -- based on some of the major events in the country leading up to independence.

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What is karma

May 25, 2016

You know, there are a whole lot of people who use words incorrectly day after day, year in and year out. Now what happens with so many of the words that are indeed used incorrectly is that they eventually get accepted as the norm in every day circles around the globe.

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Bahamas to be represented at Caribbean students colloquium

May 25, 2016

A delegation of College of The Bahamas (COB) students will compete at the 2016 Caribbean Students Colloquium a forum designed to engage the future leaders of the Caribbean in tourism-related activities.

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COB graduan Robert Samuel Farquharson rose above the odds

May 25, 2016

Occasionally you meet an individual who despite apparent obstacles in his or her life rises above the odds, defies society's statistics and becomes a stellar example to others around them.

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