Education

Ministry of Labour Staff Attends URCA Seminar

March 09, 2020

The staff of the Ministry of Labour, Consumer Protection Commission (CPC) and Bahamas Bureau of Standards and Quality (BBSQ) participated in a two day seminar hosted by Utilities Regulation and Competition Authority (URCA) - Senior Policy Makers Regulatory Forum. The facilitators were from the University of Florida, Public Utility Research Center, Warrington College of Business...

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Doris Johnson Senior High School Teachers and Students are Empowered about Travel and Tech

March 06, 2020

Public high school students engaged employees of Airbnb with questions about the organization and how it works as the Ministry of Education, the Bahamas Hotel Tourism Association and the online marketplace continued its tourism education initiative...

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Presidents of College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University pay courtesy call on Prime Minister Minnis

March 06, 2020

Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis thanked the presidents and other officials of the College of St. Benedict and St. John’s University for the many opportunities the schools have provided to hundreds of Bahamians, including scholarships...

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2020/2021 Public School Registration Launch

March 05, 2020

The Ministry of Education (MOE), through its Department of
Education (DOE), launched its first annual Public School Registration Drive on March 3, 2020...

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Small Ruminant Revitalization Program launched by The Bahamas Development Bank, Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources and the Caribbean Agriculture Research Development Institute (CARDI)

March 05, 2020

The Bahamas Development Bank (BDB) in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources, and the Caribbean Agriculture Research Development Institute (CARDI), launched the Small Ruminant Revitalization Program (SRRP) on Tuesday, March 3rd with a three day workshop at the NGM Major High School in Deadman’s Cay Long Island...

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UBFIT Celebrates New Corporate Sponsor and €˜Push€™ Component for Race 2020
UBFIT Celebrates New Corporate Sponsor and ‘Push’ Component for Race 2020

March 05, 2020

A signature wellness and community engagement effort of University of The Bahamas (UB), the 2020 UBFIT race is expected to be the best one yet, with a new title sponsor on board for the event...

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High School Students Exposed to More Career Options in Tourism

March 04, 2020

High school students enrolled in Hospitality and Tourism studies are learning this week that in addition to the cruise ship and mega resort industries there are career options in Airbnb...

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Bahamas Crisis Centre Participates in Hurricane Dorian Trauma Informed Caregiving Workshop

March 04, 2020

The Bahamas Crisis Centre in partnership with the Ranfurly Home for Children, and the Graduate School of Social Work Bryn Mawr College , Philidelphia, U.S.A. recently conducted a training workshop for staff of all the residential homes in New Providence providing care for children who were evacuated from Grand Bahama and Abaco following the devestation caused by Hurricane Dorian...

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Campbell Applauds Organizers of Girls in Science Video Competition

March 04, 2020

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, applauded the organizers of the ministry’s second annual Girls in Science Video Competition for the role they are playing in potentially helping to guide more Bahamians girls into the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM)...

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Social Services Ministry uses STEM Competition to help bridge gender divide in sciences

March 04, 2020

The jobs of the future will be driven by technology and innovation and if the gender divide in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM) is not bridged soon, that gap is likely to widen, Minister of Social Services an Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie Campbell, said recently...

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Ministry of Works offers Career Mentoring to High School Students

March 03, 2020

Public and private high school students are being exposed to careers in welding, architecture, engineering and more thanks to a new mentorship programme by the Ministry of Public Works...

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Lewis Foundation Expands Scholarship Opportunities

March 03, 2020

For high school graduates from low-income and middle-class families who believe college isn’t an option, the Lewis Foundation says think again...

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MARCH 2020: National Kidney Month
MARCH 2020: National Kidney Month

March 03, 2020

March is National Kidney Month, a time when communities across the country raise awareness about kidney disease. In partnership with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) NIH external link, this year’s focus is the link between high blood pressure and kidney disease.

If you have high blood pressure, you’re at risk for chronic kidney disease, a serious condition that can lead to stroke, heart attack, kidney failure, and death.

The good news is that you can help protect your kidneys by managing high blood pressure with these 6 healthy lifestyle habits.

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Carmetta the overachiever

March 03, 2020

Carmetta Barry, a freshman at Spring Hill College in Mobile, Alabama, is the recipient of the Marjorie Davis Award for Best Overall Performance Government Schools in the 2019 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations...

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Bahamian girls in STEM to the UN

March 03, 2020

Tyrhonda Glinton, along with four Bahamian girls in science, technology, engineering and mathematics – Shabrea Davis, Paige Rahming, Olga Roussos and Tyler Knowles – recently participated in the 5th International Day of Women and Girls in Science Assembly panel discussion at the United Nations (UN), New York...

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Tyrone Pratt Jr. is BFSB’s 2019 Student of the Year – Financial Services

March 03, 2020

Tyrone Pratt Jr. is the Bahamas Financial Services Board’s 2019 Student of the Year – Financial Services. The University of The Bahamas (UB) graduate with a Bachelor’s in business administration, economics and finance, with distinction, received an initial contribution toward an investment account with CFAL...

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Government Progress Report highlights accomplishments in education, environment and Over-the-Hill
Government Progress Report highlights accomplishments in education, environment and Over-the-Hill

March 02, 2020

The Government of The Bahamas will release its first Progress Report on Monday 2 March 2020. The report will outline some of the Government’s major accomplishments since coming to office in May 2017...

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MOE, OAS and ProFuturo launch Digital Mobile Classroom Initiative

March 01, 2020

The Ministry of Education (MOE) in partnership with the Organization of American States (OAS) and ProFuturo has officially launched the ProFuturo Digital Mobile Classroom initiative in The Bahamas...

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Spanish Wells Students Shine in the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival

February 28, 2020

Students at the Samuel Guy Pinder All-Age School in Spanish Wells, Eleuthera, showcased their talent through music, drama and visual arts, as the school was the first stop for the E. Clement Bethel National Arts Festival 2020 Adjudications, on February 26, 2020. Of note, Kemel Scott, Jordyn Brown and Wes Underwood played the piano; Aurora Knowles sang "Somewhere Over the Rainbow"; eighth-grader Dinero St. Phar performed drama; and a group of students played the chimes. The Festival’s adjudication team is currently in Eleuthera until February 28, and will be in Andros the following week...

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ORG/C.R. Walker Apprenticeship Program works with Private Sector Partners to gets students Work-ready

February 28, 2020

Preparing students for bright futures extends beyond the classroom. That’s the philosophy of The Organization for Responsible Governance, C.R. Walker, and their partners. The not-for-profit and the high school have teamed up to launch an apprenticeship program, dedicated to enhancing job readiness and improving future prospects for underperforming or non-traditional learners. Recently, students of the program, which launched in the fall term of 2019, got their first on site experience, visiting Bon Vivants Café and Young’s Fine Wines to learn about careers in service, food & beverage, marketing and wholesale distribution...

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