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CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN PRIMARY SCHOOLS AWARDS – AN INCENTIVE TO STUDENTS St. John’s, Antigua 4th December, 2013. The Inaugural CIBC FirstCaribbean Primary School Awards will be presented next Thursday. “This is the first time that these awards will be presented and CIBC FirstCaribbean is honoured and privileged to be associated with this initiative,” said Stephane [...]
A semi-autonomous council will be established to run the Antigua State College (ASC). This comes following statements by Minister of Education Dr. Hon. Jacqui Quinn-Leandro and a Senate sanction on Tuesday. The Senate passed the Antigua State College Act 2013, which seeks to establish the Antigua State College as a statutory body, thus enabling the college to [...]
On Monday 25th November, around nine hundred 2nd and 3rd form secondary school students will be allocated 4G LTE enabled computer tablets under the award winning Government Assisted Technology Endeavor (GATE) Programme.
Three primary schools were the recipients of stationary donated through a partnership between the Young Warriors Football Club and one of its sponsors, Fast Cash, a short-term money-lending company, on Thursday, 14 November 2013. JT Ambrose in All Saints, CT Samuel in John Hughes and the Old Road primary schools received a quantity of pencils, [...]
A new multipurpose secondary school which can accommodate 750 students will be constructed in Five Islands. Financing for the construction of the new secondary institution is being made available through a grant from the People’s Republic of China. On Wednesday, Government officials revealed more details on the project which has been in the works for [...]
The Rotary Club of Antigua in its constant striving to live up to its mandate of helping accepted a donation from gaming software company Playtech, towards achieving the very real goal of constructing and outfitting a Library and Computer Lab at the Pigotts Primary School. This venture is being done in conjunction with the Belle [...]
OECS Education officials will gather behind closed doors tonight at Antigua and Barbuda hosts the 23rd meeting of education ministers in the sub-regional grouping. It is being held under the theme “OECS Education Building Stronger Alliances to Enhance the Success of Every Learner.”
The Rotaract Club of Antigua’s 7th Annual Spelling Bee has gotten off to an excellent start this weekend with preliminary round of competition taking place at the Precision Centre on Saturday. inet is this year’s title sponsor.
A complement of some 29 people have completed training in search and rescue in Antigua and Barbuda as a region-wide initiative continues to gain momentum.
Educators here and throughout the region are touting the latest initiative of the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) that they say will position the youth to cash in on the global multi-billion dollar digital economy.
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has sought to quell disquiet that the natural inclination of the youth for technology will outstrip the ability of educators to authoritatively teach the Digital Media syllabus – the first fully online programme of the council. Teachers are to be familiarised with the CAPE level subject through a digital orientation [...]
n a bright morning recently at the University of the West Indies Cave Hill campus in Barbados, a group of slightly-younger-than-usual students trickle back into a lab. “How was the biochem exam?” asks their supervisor. A chorus of groans goes up from the group. “Oh please – you’re just fine,” responds their supervisor cheerfully. She’s [...]
A thirteen (13) year old student of Christ the King High School (CKHS), Ariana Joseph, has been named by the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) among the top three students in the Senior Division of the 2013 Florida-Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Essay competition. Ariana secured second place and will receive a cash scholarship award [...]
Education officials have given high marks for the quality of work on the National Public Library in the wake of a tour on Monday.
Member of Parliament and Minister of Education, Sports, Youth and Gender Affairs Hon. Dr Jacqui Quinn Leandro’s has returned to active duty following a recent announcement of being cleared completely of breast cancer.
Executive Secretary of the Board of Education D Gisele Isaac expects that the new National Public Library, under construction for several years, will be completed by the end of August.
The second phase of a community based foundation which will seek to promote character enhancement through individual empowerment and positive youth intervention, is set to be launched this Summer at the Green Bay Primary School.