Education

Bonus scam firings on hold for police probe
Bonus scam firings on hold for police probe

January 17, 2019

MINISTRY of Education officials were to meet with investigators of the Royal Bahamas Police Force's Anti-Corruption Unit yesterday to discuss the parameters of a probe into suspected collusion among employees who are believed to have defrauded the government of almost $450,000...

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UBFIT Grand Bahama Encourages Healthy Movement
UBFIT Grand Bahama Encourages Healthy Movement

January 16, 2019

Hundreds of participants are expected to participate in the 2nd UBFIT Fun Run Walk Bike Skate 5K/10K in Grand Bahama scheduled for Saturday, 2nd February 2019...

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Statement: Matter Involving Former Employee
Statement: Matter Involving Former Employee

January 16, 2019

The University’s Office of the General Counsel has advised that the University offers no comments...

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Student Leadership Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Honour the Life and Legacy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Student Leadership & Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Honour the Life and Legacy of the Late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2019

The Office of Student Leadership of the University of The Bahamas (UB) in conjunction with Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Iota Epsilon Lambda Chapter, will celebrate the life and legacy of Civil Rights Activist...

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Felix to sue over university sacking
Felix to sue over university sacking

January 16, 2019

THE University of The Bahamas has fired Professor Felix Bethel, setting the stage for a potentially ugly legal battle. Mr Bethel, scheduled to teach a class last Saturday, was denied entry to the university’s Michael Eldon Complex...

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High School Students Told to Embrace Their Education

January 15, 2019

Senator the Hon. Jamal Moss appealed to C. V. Bethel Senior High School students to cherish their opportunity to receive an education and take it seriously as it is a consequence of Majority Rule...

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Auditors uncover 450k school fraud
Auditors uncover 450k school fraud

January 15, 2019

A DAMNING report from the Auditor General’s probe into the Department of Education has uncovered collusion among employees to defraud the government of nearly $450,000 by manipulating a system for stipends and honoraria...

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Teachers want 20 pay hike
Teachers want 20 pay hike

January 14, 2019

WHEN the Bahamas Union of Teachers sits to negotiate its new industrial agreement with the government, a 20 percent pay increase over three years will be among the union's demands, BUT president Belinda Wilson has revealed...

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Ministry of Education Signs Contract for Tech Upgrade to Schools in Grand Bahama

January 08, 2019

The Ministry of Education held a contract signing on Sunday, January 6, 2019 with Cable Bahamas Ltd. and Sam's Business Machines at the Ministry's offices to facilitate a fibre optic technology upgrade throughout public schools...

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Spring 2019 Advertisement, Registration and Bill Payment Process
Spring 2019 Advertisement, Registration and Bill Payment Process

January 07, 2019

The vast majority of returning University of The Bahamas (UB) students have completed the final leg of the advisement, registration and bill payment process for Spring 2019...

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SCHOOLS OPEN IF TEACHERS AGREE
SCHOOLS OPEN IF TEACHERS AGREE

January 07, 2019

WHILE Education Minister Jeff Lloyd said CH Reeves Junior High School has been "scrubbed down" to ensure it is safe for occupancy, the Bahamas Union of Teachers insisted industrial action could still be on the table pending an inspection by educators today...

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'Senseless'

January 04, 2019

After significant challenges with the online student registration system at the University of The Bahamas (UB) led to hundreds of students waiting on long lines for two days, UB President Dr. Rodney Smith yesterday extended the registration process and shifted the deadline for students to..

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Hundreds suffer nine-hour wait to register
Hundreds suffer nine-hour wait to register

January 04, 2019

HUNDREDS of angry University of the Bahamas students suffered under the sweltering sun yesterday as they queued for hours in an effort to submit payments and complete registration for the spring semester...

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Spring 2019 Registration-Statement from Dr. Rodney D. Smith, President
Spring 2019 Registration-Statement from Dr. Rodney D. Smith, President

January 03, 2019

Recently, University of The Bahamas launched a new online registration system called Banner that is designed to bring about increased efficiencies in student processing...

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Belinda: Meet my demands - or else
Belinda: Meet my demands - or else

January 03, 2019

A TEACHER strike at C H Reeves Junior High School could spoil the start of the new school term after the Bahamas Union of Teachers received a strike certificate on Monday.

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Bahamas Waste GM Takes Message of Neighborhood Heroism to Summit Academy Students

January 02, 2019

New Providence is being invaded by a crew of caped crusaders; students on a mission to become ‘Neighborhood Heroes’, serving and protecting their environment at every turn...

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Lloyd: Strike threat did not influence schools reopening date
Lloyd: Strike threat did not influence schools reopening date

December 28, 2018

EDUCATION Minister Jefferey Lloyd yesterday denied reports that a strike threat by the Bahamas Union of Teachers influenced his ministry's decision to reopen public schools on January 7, 2019, five days later than originally planned...

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School's out - for three more days

December 28, 2018

PUBLIC schools across the country will reconvene January 7, five days later than originally planned, the Ministry of Education has announced.

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High School Students Learn About Renewable Energy

December 18, 2018

Local high school students are being introduced to the principles of renewable energy through the Energy Academy, an initiative introduced by St. John’s College High School (SJC) to promote green power throughout the Commonwealth of The Bahamas...

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Education Minister Applauds Teen Author

December 12, 2018

The year just keeps getting better for new, young author Sierra Blair – her latest release appearing in the iconic Atlantis resort, a courtesy call with the Governor-General and now days away from her 15th birthday...

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