Education

BTC DELIVERS ON ITS COMMITMENT TO MoE
BTC DELIVERS ON ITS COMMITMENT TO MoE

August 21, 2019

BTC proudly delivered on its promise, presenting 2,500 tablets to the Ministry of Education to support its smart schools’ initiative. The company is also delivering on its commitment to provide robust and secure broadband connectivity to one hundred and twenty-seven schools in thirteen islands across the country...

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Fire-damaged school not ready for term
Fire-damaged school not ready for term

August 21, 2019

EDUCATION Minister Jeff Lloyd said the repairs to the Huntley P Christie High in North Andros won’t be completed before public schools reopen in two weeks...

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Homeowners to be paid to take in university students
Homeowners to be paid to take in university students

August 20, 2019

THE University of The Bahamas has enacted Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis' vision of paying rent to homeowners who accommodate university students in their homes, UB president Dr Rodney Smith said yesterday...

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School Administrators Urged to Focuson Skills Needed for the 21st Century

August 20, 2019

As public administrators prepare for the new school year 2019-2020, Education Minister the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, underscored the importance of the 4 C’s of 21st Century Skills – collaboration, critical thinking, creativity and communication...

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'Schools will just have to manage'
'Schools will just have to manage'

August 20, 2019

THE frequent power cuts carried out by Bahamas Power and Light can have a “negative effect” on schools once they reopen in a few weeks, according to Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd.

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

August 20, 2019

Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert A. Minnis visited the campus of The University of The Bahamas (UB) to get first-hand knowledge from students taking advantage of the Government’s financial initiative for free tertiary education...

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Purchasing A-plus school shoes

August 20, 2019

It's almost time for the majority of schools to re-open and parents are still busy buying and checking school supplies from their shopping lists. Even though most parents don't think about it, it is critical for them to remember that school shoes are one of [...]

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The leadership wave

August 20, 2019

Talk of the idea of leadership has reached a crescendo recently, with students registering for leadership courses, or for full degree programmes in leadership at first degree and graduate levels...

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Wilson: Talks on agreement for teachers next month
Wilson: Talks on agreement for teachers next month

August 20, 2019

BAHAMAS Union of Teachers officials are expected to resume negotiations over a new industrial agreement with the Ministry of Education next month, according to BUT President Belinda Wilson.

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Ministry of Education Holds a Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving

August 19, 2019

Ministry of Education Holds a Service of Prayers, Praise and Thanksgiving

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Mahlia Neely Dehron Smith are 2019 All-Bahamas Merit Scholars
Mahlia Neely Dehron Smith are 2019 All-Bahamas Merit Scholars

August 19, 2019

In the words of Mahlia Neely, success is not some abstract idea that comes and leaves inexplicably, randomly gracing some and skipping others. But rather, she says it is a definite, attainable entity that is only tangible if one makes it so...

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Exposed to STEM careers
Exposed to STEM careers

August 19, 2019

The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement (BETA) Camp allowed a number of students to be exposed to careers in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) during a week-long interactive experience with funding provided by Sun Oil Limited. The mission of the camp co-founded by engineers [...]

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$1 mil. to $2 mil. for private preschool vouchers

August 19, 2019

In its attempt to make preschool free for Bahamians, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the government will provide annual vouchers of $2,000 for students to attend private preschools...

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Govt to pay homeowners to house UB students
Govt to pay homeowners to house UB students

August 19, 2019

While challenging the University of The Bahamas (UB) to establish a housing registry, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis said the government will give homeowners in New Providence $500 for every student they accommodate in their homes...

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BCF hosts FIDE Trainer's Seminar
BCF hosts FIDE Trainer's Seminar

August 17, 2019

Another milestone has been achieved by the Bahamas Chess Federation (BCF) as they partnered with the Ministry of Education; the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture; and Fédération Internationale des Échecs (FIDE), and recently hosted a free FIDE Trainer’s Seminar...

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Trafficking in Persons Dangers Explained to Summer Campers

August 17, 2019

As part of the entity's ongoing community outreach programming, Secretary of the Trafficking In Persons Secretariat Corrections Corporal Keva Sherman speaks to Mount Moriah Constituency Summer Camp 2019...

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Eye-Opening Aquaponics Discovery Experience for GB Summer Campers

August 16, 2019

Twenty-one young people were part of an Aquaponics Summer Discovery Programme held recently at Sir Jack Hayward High School, where they were introduced to new advances in agricultural science and technology. The students learned about aspects of farm operations and engaging in best practices in aquaponics from experts and trained professionals...

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Children of Mount Moriah Summer Camp Welcomed at Government House

August 16, 2019

His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, welcomed Marvin Dames, Minister of National Security, Mrs. Dames, and children of the Mount Moriah Constituency Summer Camp...

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The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement Camp-BETAC 2019 Come to an End

August 16, 2019

The Bahamas Engineering and Technology Advancement’s (BETA)​ sixth annual STEM-based summer camp came to an end on Saturday, August 3, 2019, with a closing and award ceremony on the grounds of Aquinas College at Loyola Hall. The commemoration honored the works and achievements of this year’s campers and camp facilitators during its one-week program.

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6th ANNUAL HACK<IT> BAHAMAS 2019 STEM CAMP KICKS OFF AUGUST 13th IN NASSAU AT ST. ANDREW’S SCHOOL

August 15, 2019

The 6th annual Hack Bahamas STEM camp 2019, kicks off today, August 13 for five days at St. Andrew’s School...

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