Education

Back to school in Grand Bahama

October 27, 2016

THOUSANDS of public school students in Grand Bahama returned to the classroom on Tuesday for the first time in nearly three weeks following the passage of Hurricane Matthew.

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Road to University Preparations Underway

October 27, 2016

The Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas and The College of The Bahamas continue, in earnest, to prepare for The Collegeís historic transition to the University of The Bahamas (UB).

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BAMSI Graduates Look to a Global Experience

October 26, 2016

The top graduating student in the Bahamas Agriculture & Marine Science Instituteís (BAMSI) aquaculture associate degree programme Gimel Morley has been awarded a Chinese Government Scholarship to pursue a masterís degree in aquaculture. She is currently attending Ningbo University in the Jiangbei District, Ningbo, Zhejiang, China.

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Going above and beyond

October 26, 2016

While the Ministry of Education has extended the fall semester by one week to allow teachers to try to catch students up on the material lost in the three-week closure of schools due to Hurricane Matthew, the administration at Garvin Tynes Primary School is looking to go above and beyond to ensure that their students do just that.

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Public schools to reopen today
Public schools to reopen today

October 25, 2016

AFTER being closed for nearly three weeks, public schools in New Providence, Grand Bahama and Central Andros will reopen today, with the exception of Government High School in the capital and Walker Parker Primary in Grand Bahama, which were the hardest hit by Hurricane Matthew...

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It's back to school for public school students and back to work for public school teachers post Hurricane Matthew

October 24, 2016

After being out of school for three weeks, students in New Providence, Grand Bahama and North and Central Andros will return to school tomorrow, Tuesday, October 25th, 2016 with the exception of two schools; Government High School in New Providence and Walter Parker Primary in Grand Bahama. All teachers are to report to school tomorrow.

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Community fills the gap as school doors remain closed

October 24, 2016

A GROUP of community leaders and volunteers last week opened a temporary community school aimed at continuing the education of the students of all ages, while government schools remain closed due to the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew.

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Without risks there's no reward

October 24, 2016

Boy oh boy, never a truer word was spoken by someone whom I recently heard on T.V. who uttered the phrase which is the title of this particular article 'Without Risks There's No Reward'.

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Scholarship launched in link with St Mary's University

October 24, 2016

SAINT Mary's University and the Ministry of Education have announced a renewable four-year scholarship aimed at Bahamian grade 12 public high school students.

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Aquinas College Community Gathers for Blessings of School Bus & Statue of St. Thomas AquinasAquinas

October 24, 2016

Recently, Aquinas College held a brief ceremony during which the Most Reverend Patrick Christopher Pinder, S.T.D., C.M.G, Archbishop of Nassau, blessed the schoolís bus, statue of St. Thomas Aquinas and Class of 2016 bench.

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COB signs contract for $100m residential hall

October 21, 2016

COLLEGE of the Bahamas officials yesterday inked a contract with a local investment management firm for the construction of a near $100m, 1,000 bed on-campus residential hall, something officials said is a "major tool" in helping to further augment the college's transition to university status.

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Scholarship deal to help high school students

October 20, 2016

SAINT Mary's University and the Ministry of Education have announced a renewable four-year scholarship aimed at deserving Bahamian Grade 12 public high school students. It is the only Bahamian scholarship of its type with a Canadian university.

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Ministry of Education's Tentative C.I.Gibson School Schedule

October 20, 2016

Please be advised, due to serious damages incurred from Hurricane Matthew at C.I. Gibson High School, it was determined that an adjusted timetable will be implemented...

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When the going gets tough: five ways to build resilience

October 20, 2016

We have undoubtedly been dealt a tremendous blow in recent times.

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Architectural Rendering: University of The Bahamas Residence Hall

October 20, 2016

The University of The Bahamas residential facility will be a 1000-bed, multi-purpose structure constructed at the Oakes Field Campus.

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School Reopening Pushed Back

October 20, 2016

Despite previous reports that students would return to their respective schools this week, all public schools in Grand Bahama, New Providence and North and Central Andros are now scheduled to reopen on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 following the midterm break.

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Governor General visits school children in West End

October 20, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling visited Hurricane Matthew-impacted West End, Grand Bahama and visited the Primary School where she talked to the children.

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Contract signed for state-of-the art Residence Hall for COB

October 20, 2016

A public/private partnership between The College of The Bahamas (COB) and Providence Advisors Limited (PAL) for a new residence facility on the Oakes Field campus is anticipated to transform the lives of thousands of generations of students.

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BNT youth leader focuses on marine conservation

October 19, 2016

Steffon Evans, who coordinates the Bahamas National Trust's senior youth group -- the Navigators -- was recently selected by the U.S. Department of State to participate in a leadership exchange program focusing on marine conservation.

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Mother and son learning a trade together at BTVI

October 19, 2016

He is a reporter and his mother is an attorney. Yet, they both are part-time carpentry majors at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI).

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