Education

Minister Lloyd unable to say whether national exams will resume
Minister Lloyd unable to say whether national exams will resume

August 05, 2020

There is uncertainty over whether national examinations will resume, Minister of Education Jeff Lloyd said yesterday, two weeks after the exams were temporarily suspended due to a lockdown of Grand Bahama.

He said the uncertainty is largely due to a nationwide lockdown to curb the spread of COVID-19 in The Bahamas.

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Bamsi Announces Full Virtual Platform for Fall Semester

July 31, 2020

BAMSI’S FALL SEMESTER TO BE FULLY ONLINE – MOVE OPENS THE DOOR FOR INCREASED NUMBER OF STUDENTS...

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Lloyd to Centre for the Deaf graduates: Nothing more important than ensuring all students receive a quality education

July 29, 2020

Minister of Education, the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, told the 2020 Graduating Class of the Red Cross Centre for the Deaf, their teachers and parents, that it is the responsibility of every state -- the government -- to ensure that all of its students receive a quality education...

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Syesha Scores $2,000 Scholarship Sponsored By CIBC FirstCaribbean

July 29, 2020

Syesha Cox is one of 112 sixth-grade graduates nominated and recently recognized by the Bahamas Primary School Student of the Year Foundation (BPSSYF). The nominees shared $141,000 in scholarships and over $40,000 in prizes...

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Five Graduate with Honours from Centre for the Deaf, Campbell Touts Virtues of Access and Inclusion for All

July 27, 2020

All five members of the 2020 Graduating Class of the Red Cross’ Centre for the Deaf graduated with Honours from the school Friday (July 24) a feat, school officials called a “smashing success...”

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COVID-19 Faculty Survey Results Inform Plans for Academic Year 2020-2021
COVID-19 Faculty Survey Results Inform Plans for Academic Year 2020-2021

July 27, 2020

n 20th July 2020, University of The Bahamas announced that the 2020/21 academic year (Fall 2020 and Spring 2021) will continue in Emergency Remote Operations...

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Danae Morrison looking forward to academic challenges at university

July 27, 2020

High school was essentially a “breeze” for Aquinas College (AC) graduate Danae Morrison. She completed high school with a 3.97 cumulative grade point average (GPA)...

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University of The Bahamas UB Announces COVID-19 Contingency Plan for 2020-2021 Academic Yea
University of The Bahamas (UB) Announces COVID-19 Contingency Plan for 2020-2021 Academic Yea

July 24, 2020

The University of The Bahamas (UB) announced its comprehensive COVID-19 contingency Academic Affairs plan on Monday, 20thJuly 2020, replete with a number of initiatives...

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Blackbaud Hack: Universities lose data to ransomware attack
Blackbaud Hack: Universities lose data to ransomware attack

July 24, 2020

At least 10 universities in the UK, US and Canada have had data stolen about students and/or alumni after hackers attacked a cloud computing provider...

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Parents and students urged to prepare for suspended BGCSE and BJC examinations

July 23, 2020

The Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education, underscored that the immediate temporary suspension of the 2020 Bahamas General Certificate of Secondary Examinations (BGCSE) and Bahamas Junior Certificate (BJC) is just that – a suspension and not a cancellation...

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New Instructional Models for Public Schools Due to COVID-19

July 23, 2020

As the world grapples with trepidation and uncertainty of the impact of COVID-19, The Ministry and Department of Education continues the daunting task of education our children amid the horror of this global pandemic...

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Schools to reopen on September 21 remotely
Schools to reopen on September 21 remotely

July 22, 2020

Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd announced today that schools will reopen on September 21 with only remote learning, based on the current outlook of the global coronavirus pandemic...

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Suspension of National Examinations
Suspension of National Examinations

July 22, 2020

The public is advised that due to the recent spike in the number of COVID-19 cases in Grand Bahama, Prime Minister, The Most Honourable Dr. Hubert Minnis has today announced the lockdown of the island of Grand Bahama...

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BTVI’s Certified Craft Instructor Training Course Teaches Second Cohort

July 21, 2020

The Certified Craft Instructor Training Course offered by Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) is an initiative by the Bahamas Government to build the Bahamian skills gap and ensure that students are employable, said the Hon. Jeffrey Lloyd, Minister of Education...

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Cabinet Ministers assess GB school repairs

July 20, 2020

Three of the island’s cabinet ministers on July 18, 2020 toured some of the schools on island currently under repairs in the largest re-build and reconstruction projects of schools here...

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The viability of online higher education as an alternative to traditional classroom education
The viability of online higher education as an alternative to traditional classroom education

July 20, 2020

Online education is a viable and compelling alternative to traditional (meaning classroom-based, face-to-face) teaching for many reasons, which are summarized below...

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Dates for the ReOpening of School 2020-2021

July 17, 2020

The Ministry of Education advises the public of the following dates slated for the opening of school for the 2020-2021 academic year...

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The Governor General Welcomes Alpha Kappa Alpha Outstanding Student Award Winners

July 15, 2020

Governor General His Excellency the Most Hon. Cornelius A. Smith, in a courtesy call, met with outstanding high school students who were identified by the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority for special awards...

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UB Refutes Allegations Made by Talk Show Host
UB Refutes Allegations Made by Talk Show Host

July 13, 2020

It has been brought to the University’s attention that statements alleging that the institution and/or the President granted a “secret scholarship...”

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Moratorium For All New International Scholarships
Moratorium For All New International Scholarships

July 13, 2020

The Ministry of Education advises the general public, 2020/2021 scholarship applicants, and university partners and stakeholders, that due to the reduction in resources and other factors...

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