Education

Learn About Bahamas Birding with the BNT
Learn About Bahamas Birding with the BNT

May 11, 2015

If learning about birds is your thing, then the Bahamas National Trust’s (BNT) May Public Lecture at the Rand Nature Centre in Grand Bahama is just for you!

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Largest passing-out parade in RBDF history
Largest passing-out parade in RBDF history

May 11, 2015

THE Royal Bahamas Defence Force welcomed its largest batch of recruits at a passing out parade at the Coral Harbour base on Friday...

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Listen to the messenger

May 10, 2015

There's a wonderful line which is crammed full of truth which I'm sure a whole lot of my readers will have read many, many times in their life. The phrase is 'When the Student is ready, The Teacher will appear'. Oh how true that is as it's happened to me, thank God, many, many times throughout my life...

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British PM David Cameron confounds polls to win second term

May 08, 2015

British prime minister David Cameron has confounded pollsters and pundits by winning a sensational second five-years term in office for his Conservative party...

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'Humble but proud' to have school named in her honour

May 08, 2015

ST BEDE'S Catholic Primary School was officially renamed in honour of the "humble but proud" former principal Sister Annie Thompson at a ceremony yesterday at the Sutton Street campus...

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Talents, Achievements and Abilities Highlighted at Anatol Rodgers High School

May 06, 2015

Administrators, faculty, support-staff, well-wishers and parents of Anatol Rodgers High School celebrated the successful performances of students during a special assembly in the school’s gymnasium on Tuesday, May 5th...

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Teaching Shakespeare

May 06, 2015

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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BNFC's first Youth Culture Fest a success

May 06, 2015

The first Youth Culture Fest, hosted by the Bahamas National Festival Commission, concluded on Saturday to the cheers of hundreds of youngsters excited to be involved in the first-of-its-kind cultural parade...

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Allow yourself to fail

May 06, 2015

I don't know about you, but I've heard many people over the years say something like this "I will not allow myself to fail". Now on the surface, that may indeed sound like an excellent way in which to live one's life. However, sometimes in life it is actually necessary for a person to fail in order for something important to be revealed to them...

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WSC to visit primary schools during National Water Month

May 06, 2015

Throughout May, the Water and Sewerage Corporation (WSC) will celebrate National Water Month. During the month of May the WSC family will host several events such as customer appreciation days, visits to schools and organizations as well as offer great incentives for those who are not already WSC customers...

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School Children took photos with Prime Minister the Rt. Hon. Perry G. Christie during the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commissioning Ceremony

May 04, 2015

School children from Exuma mainland and the Cays had a chance for photos with Prime Minister the Rt. Hon Perry G. Christie during the Royal Bahamas Defence Force Commissioning Ceremony of the HMBS Rolly Gray in Exuma on Thursday, April 30, 2015...

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Teachers get brand new contract

May 04, 2015

After two years of negotiations, the Ministry of Education and the Bahamas Union of Teachers (BUT) agreed on a new five year industrial agreement on Wednesday, 29th April at the Public Service headquarters on Meeting Street...

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23 Bahamian Building Inspectors Attend BTVI Refresher Course

April 30, 2015

Twenty-three participants imparted career experiences in the construction field, Tuesday, at the beginning of a Ministry of Housing two-day training seminar to sharpen skills as building inspectors and safety officers...

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Chapter provides scholarships to the Best & Brightest Females

April 30, 2015

Under the distinguished patronage of the Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Senator the Honourable Allyson Maynard-Gibson, QC, the Eta Psi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., awarded six awards and scholarships during its 37th Aannual Honours Day Programme. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. is the first sorority for women of colour and was founded on the campus of Howard University in 1908...

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Bishop Michael Eldon Tops High School Science Earth Day Challenge

April 29, 2015

Bishop Michael Eldon High School earned two of the top prizes for its “Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: The Aquaponics Cycle” exhibit in the 2015 Earth Day Challenge...

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Four Students from Anatol Rodgers High School each win 57,000 in Scholarships
Four Students from Anatol Rodgers High School each win $57,000 in Scholarships

April 29, 2015

Four students from Anatol Rodgers have secured scholarships for Hospitality and Tourism Management to some of the best universities in the industry. Vernajh Pinder, Ameera Poitier, Dezeraye Dean and Jeanie Farris were the winners of the 2015 American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), International Hospitality and Tourism Management Competition...

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Bishop Michael Eldon tops high school Earth Day Challenge

April 29, 2015

Bishop Michael Eldon High School earned two of the top prizes for its "Promoting Healthy Lifestyles: The Aquaponics Cycle" exhibit in the 2015 Earth Day Challenge held in observance of the 45th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22...

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When perplexed go withi

April 29, 2015

My friend, let me commence here today by asking you a rather simple question. Here goes with the question. Do you often get perplexed by events taking place in your life? Now I do think that the answer to that simple question will be in the affirmative for most of my readers, including yours truly incidentally...

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QC's Nanditha Guruvaiah named AKA Most Outstanding Honoree

April 29, 2015

Queen's College student Nanditha Guruvaiah was named the Most Outstanding Honoree during the 37th Annual Honours Day Programme for the Eta Psi Omega Chapter of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. She was awarded a $5,000 scholarship to be used at the college of her choice...

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Anatol Rodgers School students make history

April 29, 2015

Anatol Rodgers students Vernajh Pinder, Ameera Poitier, Dezeraye Dean and Jeanie Farrishave have much to be proud of. They are the first school outside of the United States to win the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI), International Hospitality and Tourism Management Competition...

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