Education

Providing access to education for all Bahamians

July 19, 2019

My father died when I was very young, leaving my mother to raise four young children all on her own.

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Urban Renewal Summer Camp Participants Get Educated on the Topic of Trafficking in Children

July 19, 2019

First Assistant Secretary in the Ministry of National Security and Co-Chair of the Ministry of National Security's Trafficking in Persons Inter-Ministry Committee...

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BTVI teams up with Cisco to empower future innovators

July 19, 2019

BTVI teams up with Cisco to empower future innovators

Queen’s College student, Danille Issacs (L) and St. John’s College student, Kaitlyn Micklewhite were two of the girls chosen from the government’s three-year Information and Communications Technology (ICT) program to participate in a one-day Girls Power Tech conference sponsored by tech giant, Cisco. The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) is facilitator of the ICT program.

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Six BTVI students land Canadian scholarships

July 18, 2019

For the 10th consecutive year, the Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) has partnered with the Canadian government to award its students with study abroad exchanges...

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Health Nutrition Business With Zamunda Fitness - July Fitness Blog
Health & Nutrition Business With Zamunda Fitness - July Fitness Blog

July 17, 2019

Great question, so based on last month’s fitness blog I highlighted two types of exercise that can help you to achieve your fitness goal. The topics that I’ve highlighted were Cardiovascular (or Cardio) exercise and Strength Training exercises. For someone that may be morbidly obese and can’t jog or do a push up. Its recommended that you at least start with walking. Start at half a mile of walking at least three times in a week. If and when half a mile starts to feel too easy, then congratulations few things has happened in with your body.

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NTA Holds First Graduation as ILM-Approved Centre

July 17, 2019

Five adult graduates made history as they became the first to receive certifications from the National Training Agency (NTA) since its approval as an Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) City & Guilds Centre...

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BTVI Fashion Students Set to Design Outfits for Beauty Queens

July 17, 2019

The Bahamas Technical and Vocational Institute (BTVI) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Miss Bahamas Universe (MBU) organization to have BTVI’s fashion students design and create outfits for contestants of the 2019 pageant...

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UWI Chancellor Pays Courtesy Call on Minister of Education

July 16, 2019

Paying a courtesy call on Minister of Education Jeffrey Lloyd on Monday, July 16, 2019 was Chancellor of the University of the West Indies (UWI) Robert Bermudez...

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NEMA conducts CERT training exercises

July 16, 2019

In a continued effort to build disaster resilient communities throughout the country, the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, facilitated a number of training exercises toward this end...

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Youth from North Andros and New Providence Experienced BAMSI’s 3rd Summer Camp for Teens

July 16, 2019

Youth from North Andros and New Providence Experienced BAMSI’s 3rd Summer Camp for Teens

BAMSI’s SUMMER EDUCATION ENHANCEMENT DISCOVERY SERIES (SEEDS) attracted teens from North Andros and New Providence. This year the camp focused on the impact of climate change on: agriculture, marine resources and communities. To gain a better understanding of the unique challenges brought about by climate change in the Bahamas, participants visited Miss Marshall’s Yard in Red Bays to understand the impact of forest fires on the community’s straw handcrafts; shorter growing seasons for common crops such as cabbages and tomatoes; as well as the decreasing number of crabs harvested over the past few years. Other field trips included cave exploration at Morgan’s Bluff and open water kayaking at Forfar Field Station, which is part of a non-profit organization providing environmental education, scientific research, and cultural awareness through experiential learning.

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BAMSI has successful summer camp

July 16, 2019

BAMSI's SUMMER EDUCATION ENHANCEMENT DISCOVERY SERIES (SEEDS) attracted teens from North Andros and New Providence...

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Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp
Inner City Youth Attend D-Squad Basketball Camp

July 15, 2019

Inner city children of the Baillou Hill Road, Garden Hills, and Yellow Elder communities got to experience two weeks of competition and fun as they honed their basketball skills at the annual D-Squad Basketball Camp...

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GGYA's three-island adventure
GGYA's three-island adventure

July 15, 2019

It was a side of The Bahamas many of them had never seen before, a trio of amazing destinations hidden in plain sight, each with its own unique vibe so different from their hometown as to seem light years away. A trip to Long Island, [...]

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HoMER Conference Held at UB Deepens Knowledge on Cinema History

July 15, 2019

The HoMER (History of Movie Going, Exhibition and Reception) Conference, recently held at University of The Bahamas (UB) under the theme Anchoring New Cinema History has been credited with expanding the base of knowledge on cinema history...

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Creating solutions for plastic pollution
Creating solutions for plastic pollution

July 12, 2019

IN an effort to create solutions for plastic pollution, the Bahamas Plastic Movement (BPM) held its 6th Plastic Pollution Education and Ocean Conservation Camp at the Eleuthera Arts & Cultural Centre from June 22-28th...

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Teachers Go On a Farm Adventure

July 12, 2019

Teachers got up close and personal with peacocks, chickens and goats as they explored Down To Earth Adventure Farm recently...

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House Speaker Gives Social Science Educators Civics Lesson

July 12, 2019

Teachers representing public schools across the archipelago got a lesson in Civics from Speaker of the House of Assembly and MP for Nassau Village, the Hon. Halson Moultrie, Thursday...

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Teachers explore technology, civics, farming and more

July 09, 2019

By Kathryn Campbell

NASSAU, The Bahamas – Social Science teachers are swapping roles, becoming students for one week as they prepare to review and redevelop the curriculum.

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D’Aguilar preaches advantages of closer collaborations between ‘Captains of Industry’ and educators

July 08, 2019

Minister of Tourism and Aviation, the Hon. Dionisio D’Aguilar called for even closer collaborations between the “Captains of Industry” in The Bahamas and educators in order to develop a new generation of Bahamian entrepreneurs...

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GGYA’s Three Island Adventure: 39 youths discover the joys of domestic travel

July 08, 2019

It was a side of The Bahamas many of them had never seen before, a trio of amazing destinations hidden in plain sight, each with its own unique vibe so different from their hometown as to seem light years away...

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