Education

$70k Endowment Fund Announced at Travellers West’s Trinity College School Alumni Evening

December 17, 2019

It’s a powerful bond. This Dave Rahaman knows very well who gladly hosted the headmaster and local Alumni of Canadian boarding school, Trinity College School (TCS) at Travellers West in early December...

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Second LCIS Thomson Trust Scholar Announced

December 17, 2019

Confident and well-spoken, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) Grade 7 student Melania Nixon stands out when she enters a room. Though she may not be as tall as some of her classmates, her personality and enthusiasm more than make up for it...

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Lloyd appalled by support for beating
Lloyd appalled by support for beating

December 16, 2019

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd had tough words yesterday for people who condoned the punishment of a girl captured in a viral video being beaten with pots and pans....

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17-Year-Old Grand Bahama Student is Recipient of the BDBs Warren Logan Rolle Apprenticeship Program Award

December 13, 2019

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance the Hon. K. Peter Turnquest announced that 17-year-old Octavia Green of Eight Mile Rock, Grand Bahama, is the recipient of the Bahamas Development Bank's (BDB) Warren Logan Rolle Apprenticeship Program award during a press conference at the Bank’s Headquarters, Thursday, December 12, 2019...

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Ministry of Education Signs MOU With the One Eleuthera Foundation and the Centre for Training and Innovation

December 13, 2019

As the relevance of technical and vocational education and training (TVET) are accentuated globally, The Government of The Bahamas has committed to developing alliances which seek to augment this critical area nationally. It is against this backdrop that the Ministry of Education (MOE) has partnered with the One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) and the Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI) for the enhancement of TVET...

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Coding Camp Donates Computers to C I Gibson

December 13, 2019

Students at C.I. Gibson High School will now have use of three additional brand-new computer systems courtesy of Success Code Camp (SSC), a community-minded, non-profit organization focused on promoting careers in Information Technology (IT)...

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Seventy additional persons graduate from Temperance Life Skills Programme

December 12, 2019

Seventy additional persons received their graduation certificates for completing the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development’s Temperance Life Skills Training Programme. The class consisted of both male and female participants across age classifications...

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UB and the Tourism Development Corporation Signed MOU for Collaboration

December 12, 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed December 9, 2019, between the University of The Bahamas (UB) and the Tourism Development Corporation at UB President's Boardroom, to create collaboration to foster a vibrant and resilient Bahamian tourism sector, and also deepen the University’s education and research impact...

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Hurricane Dorian Topic, New Website and Branding For 2020 Laws of Life Essay Competition

December 12, 2019

Templeton World Charity Foundation (TWCF) launched this year’s Bahamas Laws of Life Essay Competition with a focus on the impact of Hurricane Dorian, along with a new logo and website...

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CSJP Conducts Last Job Training Enrollment For 2019

December 06, 2019

Enrollment to the Citizens Security and Justice Programme’s 2020 Job Training has officially wrapped up for the year, with a last registration drive Thursday in the Mt. Moriah constituency.
The enrollment in the Job Corps training has been ongoing for weeks, with scores of young Bahamians signing up for the free courses, which include Soft Skills training, Technical Trades, Hospitality and Retail and Numeracy and Literacy...

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Deep Creek Primary School to benefit from Ministry of Education and Cape Eleuthera Island School partnership

December 06, 2019

The Ministry of Education (MOE) and the Cape Eleuthera Island School (CEIS) formally signed a Memorandum of Understanding and entered a public/private partnership (PPP) that is anticipated to enhance the education standards of Bahamian students...

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Ministry of Labour Launched $50 Million National Skills-Building Program

December 05, 2019

The Ministry of Labour recently announced the Skills for Current and Future Jobs in The Bahamas, a $50-million, five-year initiative of the Government of The Bahamas and the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) designed to increase the employability of Bahamians and better connect job seekers to employers. The Skills for Current and Future Jobs in The Bahamas program will be managed through the Ministry of Labour...

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A Comprehensive Guide to HIV and AIDS
A Comprehensive Guide to HIV and AIDS

December 04, 2019

What is HIV?
HIV is a virus that damages the immune system. The immune system helps the body fight off infections. Untreated HIV infects and kills CD4 cells, which are a type of immune cell called T cells. Over time, as HIV kills more CD4 cells, the body is more likely to get various types of infections and cancers.

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BTVI Officials Visit Florida's Valencia College to Learn about Technical Training Programs, Explore Partnership Options

December 02, 2019

A team of officials from the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) visited the Orlando campuses of Valencia College to tour the facilities, as they prepare to rebuild their campuses in the aftermath of hurricane Dorian...

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The Ministry of Education's Scholarship and Educational Loan Division Launches 2019/2020 Application Season
The Ministry of Education's Scholarship and Educational Loan Division Launches 2019/2020 Application Season

December 02, 2019

The Ministry of Education Scholarship & Educational Loan Division (SELD) is pleased to announce that the 2019/2020 Scholarship Season officially opened on December 1, 2019. All qualified individuals are advised to complete an online application via SELD's website, scholarshipsbahamas.com. Applicants are invited to apply for one/all of eleven scholarships offered. They are as follows...

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Urban Renewal/PAHO join forces to host healthy lifestyles seminar

November 28, 2019

Officials of the Urban Renewal Commission, Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) joined forces (Saturday, November 23) to host a one-day World (Universal) Children’s Day Healthy Lifestyles Seminar, as part of the Ministry’s observance of World Children’s Day...

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Lyford Cay International School Celebrates Topping Off of New Secondary Campus

November 27, 2019

As one of only 36 schools in the world to offer all four prestigious International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes, Lyford Cay International School (LCIS) is listed among the leading schools globally, offering a highly valuable educational programme for students aged 18 months to 18 years old...

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North Eleuthera joins in celebrations of World Children’s Day

November 26, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, joined administrators, residents, parents and students of schools in the North Eleuthera District in celebrating World (Universal) Children’s Day...

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Youth Perspectives Featured at Inaugural Policy in the Park

November 26, 2019

University of The Bahamas’ Government and Public Policy Institute (GPPI) launched its first Policy in the Park with a spotlight on youth perspectives concerning the future of The Bahamas. Executive Director of GPPI, Zhivargo Laing, also the host of the Guardian Talk Radio show “Z Live: Off The Record”, hosted the show on UB’s Independence Park at the Oakes Field Campus on Thursday, 21st November...

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Tributes Paid To Felix Bethel
Tributes Paid To Felix Bethel

November 25, 2019

PROGRESSIVE Liberal Party chairman Fred Mitchell and Englerston MP Glenys Hanna Martin paid tribute to Felix Bethel, a former professor at the University of The Bahamas and a public servant, who died last week.

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