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February 26, 2014
A strong foundation pays off

Gia Paige Soles has always been a Principal's List (grade point average of 3.7 or higher) student, so laying claim to the best overall performance in the 2013 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE)...

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Education Minister challenges educators and community during visit to Andros
September 16, 2010
Education Minister challenges educators and community during visit to Andros

Minister of Education, the Hon Desmond Bannister wrapped up a two-day visit to North and Central Andros with a meeting of parents and community leaders at the North Andros High School during the week of September 6.

During his visit, Minister Bannister initially toured all schools in the district and met with students, teachers and administrators to access the educational landscape and address concerns of the respective groups.

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August 21, 2013
Union president: Results can only improve if teacher supervision improves

THE results of standardised exams like the BGCSE can only improve if teacher supervision improves, Bahamas Union of Teachers president Belinda Wilson said...

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Taking In A Different View Of The World
August 22, 2012
Taking In A Different View Of The World

There is nothing more fulfilling than having hard work pay off -- and 17-year-old Dante Delaney knows this firsthand. Staying focused and dedicated to achieving his goals throughout his academic life has allowed him to accomplish one of his dreams -- acceptance into the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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2013 All-Bahamas Merit Scholar announced
August 03, 2013
2013 All-Bahamas Merit Scholar announced

Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald announced 17-year-old Shannon Butler as the 2013 recipient of the All-Bahamas Merit Scholarship, the country's premier educational award.

The announcement was made during a press briefing on Thursday...

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Arguably one of the brightest minds
August 07, 2013
Arguably one of the brightest minds

Shannon Butler is arguably one of the brightest minds to graduate high school this year, and it shows in the fact that he has amassed $146,000 in scholarship funds to pursue his educational dream of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon.

The Queen's College graduate was recently named the 19th recipient of the All Bahamas Merit Scholar, and awarded a four-year $140,000 scholarship, after being named the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity's 2013 valedictorian and awarded a $6,000 scholarship...

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August 24, 2012
Purpose of education

Dear Editor,
Earlier this month, the Minister of Education Jerome Fitzgerald announced this year's BGCSE and BJC exam results. The Nassau Guardian's headline read, "Dismal exam scores continue". Dismal might be an understatement. The results were abysmal.

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October 06, 2010
Celebrated Bahamas play enjoys revival

WOMAN TAKE TWO

Dundas Centre

Woman Take Two, probably the Bahamas' best known play, was given a thoroughly enjoyable revival at the 2010 Shakespeare in Paradise festival. The play, written in the 1970s by Telcine Turner-Rolle, has been on the BGCSE Literature syllabus since the early days of the examination and has enjoyed two other successful runs in Nassau prior to this latest production. It is easy to appreciate why the play sounds so many chords with its audiences and readers, and David Jonathan Burrows' energetic direction ensures that Nassau's theatergoers are not disappointed.

It is a play about manipulation, ambition and the clash between traditional and modern ways and b ...

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Govt signs contract for six-classroom block at Spanish Wells All Age School
August 15, 2011
Govt signs contract for six-classroom block at Spanish Wells All Age School

The Bahamas government signed a $1,192,651 contract with Garvin Neilly of St. George's Cay Construction Company to construct a six-classroom block addition to he Spanish Wells All-Age School, Wednesday, August 10.

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Christie says social promotion in schools must end
August 14, 2012
Christie says social promotion in schools must end

Prime Minister Perry Christie said yesterday it is important that schools avoid social promotion.

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