Education

Teachers salary win and told - now back to work
Teachers salary win and told - now back to work

November 13, 2019

THE Bahamas Union of Teachers declared victory yesterday after Justice Bernard Turner ordered that teachers' docked salaries be restored in full, after a battle with the government due its alleged failure to address working conditions at two public schools...

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CSJP Job Training Opens For Enrollment

November 12, 2019

The Citizens Security and Justice Programme has officially begun enrollment to its Job Corps training initiative that offers free courses for young Bahamians in up to four disciplines...

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Professors lose faith in Smith
Professors lose faith in Smith

November 11, 2019

UNIVERSITY of The Bahamas professors have moved to petition the institution's board over its expired industrial agreement, having "lost faith" in the university president's "ability" to conclude negotiations.The University of Tertiary Educators (UTEB

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The Governor General Attends St. Augustine's College Annual Flag Day Ceremony

November 08, 2019

His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, Governor General, attended St. Augustine's College Annual Flag Day Ceremony on Friday, November 8, where he bought remarks and raised the National Flag. The School Flag was raised by the Most Rev. Patrick C. Pinder, Catholic Archbishop of Nassau...

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Senator Jamal Moss Gave Encouraging Words at Carlton E. Francis Primary Honours Assembly

November 08, 2019

Senator the Hon. Jamal Moss addressed the Honours Assembly and Prefects Installation of Carlton E. Francis Primary at Faith United Church on Friday morning, November 8, 2019 giving words of inspiration and encouragement to the young students...

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BTVI Holds HIV/AIDS Testing Day

November 08, 2019

As someone who has lost a family member to the deadly AIDS virus, a student of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) spoke of how important it is for college students to know their status...

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Plans underway to facilitate multi-purpose centre that would offer Sign Language Classes for adults

November 08, 2019

Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Frankie A. Campbell, told House Members, Wednesday (November 6), that the legal recognition of national sign languages as official languages is critical for the inclusion of persons who are deaf and hard of hearing in their societies...

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WE WON'T PAY: University rejects lecturers' 11th hour 3,500 wage claim
WE WON'T PAY: University rejects lecturers' 11th hour 3,500 wage claim

November 08, 2019

THE Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas is demanding a lump sum payout of $3,500 and a salary increase of seven percent for all of its faculty members - a new proposal the University of The Bahamas said yesterday it was not prepared to fulfil...

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November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month
November Is Lung Cancer Awareness Month

November 05, 2019

Lung cancer is cancer that starts in the lungs. The most common type is non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC). NSCLC makes up about 80 to 85 percent of all cases. Thirty percent of these cases start in the cells that form the lining of the body’s cavities and surfaces.

This type usually forms in the outer part of the lungs (adenocarcinomas). Another 30 percent of cases begin in cells that line the passages of the respiratory tract (squamous cell carcinoma).
A rare subset of adenocarcinoma begins in the tiny air sacs in the lungs (alveoli). It’s called adenocarcinoma in situ (AIS).

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UNESCO partners with MOE to host Global Citizenship Education Workshop

November 05, 2019

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education opened a national workshop on Global Citizenship Education (GCED) Tuesday at the National Training Agency, Gladstone Road.

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Now lecturers rebel over govt pay offer: 82 cents a day
Now lecturers rebel over govt pay offer: 82 cents a day

November 05, 2019

THE Union of Tertiary Educators of The Bahamas expects to hold a mass demonstration today, incensed by a University of The Bahamas proposal to increase salaries by a meagre 82 cents per day...

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Angry parent insists protesting teachers should be replaced
Angry parent insists protesting teachers should be replaced

November 04, 2019

A DISGRUNTLED parent has called for the removal of all the teachers at CH Reeves Junior High School participating in ongoing protests...

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Darville Calls On Lloyd To Address Results Decline
Darville Calls On Lloyd To Address Results Decline

November 04, 2019

PLP Senator Dr Michael Darville said Education Minister Jeffrey Lloyd has a "duty to address this decline" after this year's poor examination results...

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BTC CEO leads Magical Moments Reading Tour Kick Off

November 04, 2019

BTC kicked off its third annual reading tour two weeks ago at one of its adopted schools, Eva Hilton Primary. The school’s second graders were in for a treat, as CEO, Garry Sinclair took part in this first session for the school year...

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130 years of Catholic education
130 years of Catholic education

November 04, 2019

Pictured are nuns Dolores Van Rensselea (the superior), Mercedes Donovan, Maria Corsini Gallagher, Teresa Alacoque Nagle, Casilda Saunders and three lay women upon their arrival in Nassau by ship, the SS Santiago, on October 28, 1889. CATHOLIC BOARD OF EDUCATIONSt. Francis School, the first Catholic institution in The Bahamas opened its doors with a 15-strong cohort of students...

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Ministry of Education hosts first World Teachers’ Day Forum

November 01, 2019

Is the teaching profession under threat? Would technology and artificial intelligence replace teachers?..

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Hats Off To All Our Heroes
Hats Off To All Our Heroes

November 01, 2019

YOUNGSTERS celebrated yesterday after their efforts to improve the environment resulted in them winning awards...

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Exam Results Table - Depressing Again
Exam Results Table - Depressing Again

November 01, 2019

STUDENTS who took the Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Education (BGCSE) examinations failed to do any better this year in Maths, English and Science than test takers for the past five years...

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New agreement with US College brings $15,000 to the table for BAMSI Graduates

October 31, 2019

The Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI) has entered into an agreement with two US schools in a bid to secure additional funding and a more global experience for its student body, graduates and faculty. According to a senior official with the Institution, one agreement has some $15,000 earmarked for BAMSI students wishing to continue on to a bachelor’s degree. And BAMSI students are now eligible for a one-year study abroad programme which will also bring American students to the North Andros campus...

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CDB consultants begin work on BTVI multi-million dollar project

October 30, 2019

President of the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI), Dr. Robert W. Robertson recently announced the appointments of Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) consultants to BTVI’s multi-million dollar enhancement project...

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