Education

Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert
Campbell: Social Services on Full Alert

September 02, 2019

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell said Sunday that officials at the Department of Social Services have been placed on full alert to ensure that those Bahamians needing assistance in the aftermath of the devastation expected to be caused by the monster Hurricane Dorian, receive that assistance in a timely fashion.

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Prime Minister Minnis surprises Queen’s College eighth grader with a visit on first day of school

August 29, 2019

Matthew Stuart, a Queen’s College eighth grader who wrote to Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis asking for a surprise visit to his blind grandmother on her birthday, received a surprise of his own today when the Prime Minister dropped in on the boy’s social studies class...

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Ministry of Education and Private Pre-school Providers Enter Partnership

August 29, 2019

In its quest to continue to achieve the goal of universal pre-primary school education, the Ministry of Education (MOE) has signed contracts with over 80 private pre-school providers...

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Teen Talent
Teen Talent

August 29, 2019

Antwuan Dean, from Lighthouse Church of God, Harbour Island, took home three wins from the 2019 Church of God International Teen Talent event, winning awards in the music (male vocal solo) category, for which he was awarded an $18,700 scholarship to Lee University; the multimedia (presentation video short film) category; as well as the art (photography) category...

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McDonald's and St. Andrew's Kirk 9th annual back-to-school distribution extends reach
McDonald's and St. Andrew's Kirk 9th annual back-to-school distribution extends reach

August 29, 2019

For the ninth year, McDonald's has fulfilled one of its core values and extended its reach beyond the golden arches above its doors and into neighboring communities to equip students headed back to school with some of the tools necessary to function in the classrooms. [...]

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Sailing's team Bahamas readies for 2019 Optimist North American Championship

August 27, 2019

Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture the Hon. Lanisha Rolle; Minister of Social Services and Urban Development the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell (who was representing Minister of Tourism and Aviation the Hon. Dionisio D'Aguilar); Regatta Desk Manager at the Ministry of Agriculture and Marine Resources Barry Wilmott; and Director of Sports Timothy Munnings joined organizers, corporate sponsors, sailing, tourism and sporting stakeholders, and parents, at the Meet Team Bahamas Ceremony, on August 25, 2019, for the 2019 Optimist North American Championship...

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PM Visits First Recipients of Government’s Free Education Programme at BTVI

August 27, 2019

As classes began on Monday, August 26, 2019 at Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute, Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis visited the campus to find if students were taking full advantage of the government’s financial initiative for free tertiary education...

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Teachers sign petition to call for principal to go

August 27, 2019

NEARLY two dozen teachers at Carlton Francis Primary School have signed a petition calling for the removal of the school's principal...

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BTC & Samsung Partner To Provide Teachable Moments for Schools

August 27, 2019

Last week during the Ministry of Education’s annual Public Schools Administrators Conclave, BTC’s CEO Garry Sinclair proudly announced that the company provided 2,500 tablets to assist with the Ministry’s agenda of digitizing and transforming the education system...

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Support your whole body

August 27, 2019

School is about to start again for the majority of the student population, and it will be time to wear shoes for long hours again. Running, other sports and even walking can put a lot of demands on the feet and ankles. These demands cause [...]

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BTVI enrolment up by more than a quarter
BTVI enrolment up by more than a quarter

August 27, 2019

ENROLMENT at the Bahamas Technical & Vocational Institute is up 26 percent since the government began offering free tuition to students, BTVI President Robert Robertson said yesterday...

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The Future Use of Science in The Bahamas

August 26, 2019

Consolidated Water (Bahamas) Ltd. (CWCO) hailed CV Bethel high school for helping to mould the “future of science” in The Bahamas with their annual 12th grade Science Competition...

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A Better Back Chiropractic Center Presents: 5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health
A Better Back Chiropractic Center Presents: 5 Exercise Tips For Chiropractic Patients To Speed Healing And Maintain Health

August 26, 2019

Chiropractic care is designed to alleviate pain and restore the body to its natural balance. For chiropractors, injury prevention is key for a healthy body. Good practices combined with solid exercises creates toned muscles that protect the body and spine from harm. While each patient receives exercise instructions for their specific condition, the following exercise tips for chiropractic patients apply to everyone.

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Rising above it all
Rising above it all

August 26, 2019

The year 2019 is one Ethan Missick, 14, won't ever forget. The teenager learnt, lost and gained so much. He learnt that if he applied himself, success would be the result and that was no more evident than in his successful passing of six Bahamas [...]

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Danario Deveaux awarded first Atlantic Medical and Security and General Scholarship
Danario Deveaux awarded first Atlantic Medical and Security and General Scholarship

August 26, 2019

Danario Deveaux, second left, a senior at Middle Tennessee State University, is the first recipient of the $25,000 Atlantic Medical Insurance and Security & General Scholarship...

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Deltec Initiatives Foundation Establishes Family Island Scholarship at UB

August 26, 2019

The Deltec Initiative for Scholarship & Education has established a scholarship tenable at University of The Bahamas to provide academic financial assistance to young Bahamian students from the Family Islands who possess extraordinary scholastic talent and require financial assistance to enable them to pursue a tertiary education...

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Parental involvement in education

August 24, 2019

As parents and students across the nation make back-to-school preparations amidst uncertainties about classroom readiness and power outages in New Providence, one thing remains certain based on decades of research – that a child's chances for success in education are greatly improved through parental involvement [...]

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Dermal Distributions Provides Scholarship & Mentorship for BTVI Students

August 23, 2019

Dermal Distributions has provided Esthetics scholarships to two students to study at the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI). The scholarship will cover application fees, tuition, uniform, books, tools, a Dermalogica product kit and mentorship throughout the program. The recipients are Dereka Bain and Chandira Wright...

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C.R. Walker won't be ready for teachers next week
C.R. Walker won't be ready for teachers next week

August 23, 2019

Renovations remain ongoing at C.R. Walker Senior High School.A tour of C.R. Walker Senior High School revealed yesterday that the school will not be ready when teachers return to the classroom next week...

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Students Attending Canadian Schools Paid a Courtesy Call on the Governor General

August 23, 2019

Students attending various high schools and colleges in Canada paid a courtesy call on Governor General, His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith at Government House, August 8, 2019.
The students were accompanied by Dr. Marie McDonald (seated third left).

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