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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.
"It is not an arrogant government that chooses priorities, it's an irresponsible government that fails to choose." - former British Prime Minister Tony Blair We are approaching the end of summer, the beginning of a new school year for many thousands of students and the commencement of the political season that will stimulate the sensibilities and passions of many.
Newly-announced National Teacher of the Year 2010-2012, Mrs. Afrika Karamo-Miller of Sister Mary Patricia Russell Junior High School performs a violin serenade for Ministry officials and teachers at a Back to School rally for educators.
Beating out scores of outstanding young males from across the country, Selathial Williams, Head Boy of the NGM Major High School in Long Island was recently declared the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity’s Top Male High School Student of the Year during a special awards ceremony held at Government House on April 25th, 2010.
Prime Minister Remarks At the Official Opening of the Doris Johnson Senior High School Prince Charles Drive
Remarks by Rt. Hon. Hubert A. Ingraham Prime Minister At the Official Opening of the Doris Johnson Senior High School Prince Charles Drive
I am very pleased to participate in the official opening and naming of the Sybil Blyden Centre here at the Stapledon School. I wish to extend sincerest thanks to The Bahamas Association for the Mentally Retarded led by Mr. Lowell Mortimer and other generous donors who embraced Mrs. Blyden’s dream of a centre to provide vocational training and instruction for the students of the Stapledon School.
As thousands of young Bahamian college students returned to the classrooms earlier this month and as high school students, primary school students and pre-schoolers prepare for their return next week, it behooves parents and guardians to remind their young leaders of tomorrow, that their attitudes in the classroom will determine their altitude in life.
The future generation of this country should ...
Remarks By Rt. Honourable Hubert A. Ingraham at St. Anne’s School Careers Week
By RALPH MASSEY
F THE Bahamas is going to end the scourge of academic underachievement in its public schools, a number of factors must be taken into account.
First, the Department of Education must change how it reports its overall performance.
Up until recently the department confined its reporting to the BGCSE exam results and then with a "single-letter-grade" for all schools - public and p...
EDITOR, The Tribune.
When the Minister of Education Desmond Bannister announced earlier this year that he would discard the national BGCSE grade average, it marked a new dawn of sanity in our annual assessment of the state of education in the country. That permanent fixture of 'D' seemed to haunt us - and taunt us - as no fixes were in sight.
Mr Bannister correctly pointed out that "averaging" a...