Education

BREAKING NEWS: Bahamians in Jamaica offered Bahamasair flight on Saturday night to avoid Hurricane Matthew

October 01, 2016

BAHAMIAN students and other nationals in Jamaica are to be airlifted by Bahamasair from the island on Saturday night due to the growing threat of Hurricane Matthew.

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National Youth Month launched

September 30, 2016

The Hon. Dr. Daniel Johnson, Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture, and Darren Turnquest, Director of Youth in the Ministry, are panelists during the launch of National Youth Month at the Ministry on Wednesday, September 28, 2016.

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Second Annual Eagle's Summit for Boys expected to attract large numbers

September 30, 2016

Internationally acclaimed T.I.P.P.E.R (Traumatic Inpatient Parent Provider Emergency Reserve) Foundation, Inc. President and Motivational Speaker, William J. ‘Tipper’ Thomas III will be the featured guest speaker for the Second Annual Eagles’ Summit for Boys.

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Getting a handle on bullying

September 28, 2016

Under this year’s theme, ‘Bullying: From source to cure’ the Sister Mary Patricia Russell Junior High School (SMPRJHS) opened its Annual Grade Level Seminar, commencing on Tuesday (September 27) and concluding Thursday, September 29.

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Children without status still being denied entry to school, Haitian parents claim

September 28, 2016

When 12-year-old Nerles Nicholas graduated with honors from Sybil Strachan Primary School in June, he was anxious to begin his high school career.

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Cecil Moncur is The Bahamas' first FIDE Master

September 28, 2016

Cecil "Carver" Moncur was recently awarded the FIDE Master (FM) title by the World Chess Federation after his stellar performance at the 42nd Chess Olympiad in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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The joy of giving

September 28, 2016

I guess when you come to think about it for a moment or two, the world population is divided into many different groupings.

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Alphas hold pens, pencil and paper drive for Sandilands School students

September 28, 2016

With a purpose to encourage fourth through sixth grade aged boys to build self-esteem, learn how to resolve conflict without fighting, and to take and maintain an interest in their education from primary school through to the tertiary level through their Alpha Mentorship Program at Sandilands Primary School.

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Exuma students equipped, ready for new academic year

September 28, 2016

It is the time again for teachers and students to return to the classroom.

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Fidelity pays 43 students for 'A' grades

September 28, 2016

Fidelity Bank has rewarded staff members' children for academic excellence on last year's report cards.

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Architect addresses built environment at COB research forum

September 28, 2016

Architect Patrick Rahming implored students at The College of The Bahamas to consider their future contributions to creating a built environment that honors Bahamian society and through which its history and heritage could be preserved.

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Uriah McPhee grade 6 students pay courtesy call on the Governor General

September 27, 2016

Uriah McPhee Primary School Grade 6 students, studying “Our System of Government” for Social Studies, called upon Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling at Government House on Monday, September 26, 2016.

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International Women's Empowerment Summit is the perfect girl's weekend getaway

September 27, 2016

Every once in a while you should pack your bags, get the girls and get away for the weekend, and there’s no better place to be refreshed and inspired than the International Women’s Empowerment Summit (IWES) on Paradise Island.

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RBC partners with The Bahamas Cancer Society to bring awareness to childhood cancer

September 26, 2016

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month and as a leading partner in the community and employer concerned about the health and well-being of its staff, RBC Royal Bank hosted an informative session on Cancer with the educational team from The Bahamas Cancer Society.

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Registration opens for Grand Bahama's popular youth environment training program; Winter session to have fewer participants, offer broader experiences

September 26, 2016

Registration Opens for Grand Bahama’s Popular Youth Environment Training Program, Winter Session to Have Fewer Participants, Offer Broader Experiences

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18 Bahamians join ranks of Dupuch graduates

September 23, 2016

EIGHTEEN Bahamians were among the graduates receiving the Legal Education Certificate from the Eugene Dupuch Law School at the Melia Nassau Beach Resort on Saturday at the presentation ceremony.

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New Day Care Centre and Homework Study in Straw Market for children of vendors

September 23, 2016

Governor General Her Excellency Dame Marguerite Pindling, centre, cuts the ribbon to officially open the Day Care Centre and Homework Study facility of the Straw Market, Downtown, during Thursday’s Straw Vendors and Wood Carvers Appreciation and Recognition Ceremony.

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Education reform needed

September 23, 2016

A blessed morning to all. With the latest publicly released statement by the Ministry of Education of The Bahamas regarding graduation and the new requirements for graduation, one must ask the following questions.

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Autonomy means no gov't control over university fees

September 23, 2016

Minister of Education, Science and Technology Jerome Fitzgerald has indicated that the University of The Bahamas (UOB) - under the autonomy granted by the University of The Bahamas Act - would be free to raise fees if the institution so desired.

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Open house for education centre

September 22, 2016

THE Centre for Continuing Education and Extension Services (CEES) at the College of the Bahamas' Northern campus held an open house in Freeport last Friday evening to promote the certificate and professional development programmes being offered for adults.

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