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Some Solutions on the Horizon for School’s Sewerage Problem

There is some good news coming out of Sacred Heart Primary School. Today, we got an update from Principal Philippa Hulett and she says they have found a solution to [...]

Red Ribbon Week Declared Open at Wesley College

Wesley College is hosting its twentieth annual “Red Ribbon” week. The school dedicates a week each year to promote awareness of the impacts of drug use and abuse. To do [...]

Stella Maris Inaugurates Its New Music Room

The Stella Maris School in Belize City officially opened its “Leela Vernon” music room. The school has added a music programme to its offerings after it received a number of [...]

Minister of Education weighs in on shut down of Sacred Heart School

A sewerage problem at the Sacred Heart Primary School in Dangriga has caused the school to shut down and students have been away from classes for eight days. The school’s [...]

Education Minister Slams B.N.T.U. over Hardship Allowance

Minister, Patrick Faber also had some strong words for the Belize National Teachers Union and its president, Senator Elena Smith. Minister Faber was asked for an update regarding delayed meetings [...]

Education Minister Speaks on Proposal 22

The B.N.T.U. is also upset that there has been no progress regarding Proposal Twenty-Two which covers a number of issues including a proposal to have government pay one hundred percent [...]

Credit Union Quiz Competition Takes Place in Dangriga

Saint John’s Credit Union held its annual Father Marion Ganey Quiz Competition in Dangriga on Friday. It’s a competition to raise awareness of financial literacy and the credit union movement [...]

Albert Area Rep. to Hold ICJ Educational Forum

As April tenth draws nearer, the discussion on whether to take Guatemala’s claim on Belize to the I.C.J. is intensifying. While the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been tasked to [...]

38 Cops learn how to conduct GREAT programme

Since Monday, thirty-eight law enforcement officers, including fifteen cops from outside of the country, started an intense two-week course in Gang Resistance Education Training. GREAT is a widely implemented gang [...]

B.N.T.U. Says M.O.E. has Disrespected the Teachers!

The Belize National Teachers Union and the Ministry of Education are at a crossroads once again. Their latest disagreement involves the re-categorization of hardship allowances and time-off to collect salary. [...]

B.N.T.U. Says M.O.E. Sluggish with Proposal 22 Progress

The Belize National Teachers Union also points out that Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, has failed to attend two scheduled meetings to discuss Proposal twenty-two in respect of retiring teachers [...]

B.N.T.U. Reps Comment on Claver College Issue

Down south in Punta Gorda, the dust has settled with the reinstatement of teachers at Claver College Extension. Classes have resumed, but not after students protested against the decision by [...]

B.N.T.U. Hopes C.W.U./Port Impasse is Resolved

On Thursday, the Belize National Teachers Union expressed its support for the Christian Workers Union which is currently at a standoff with the Port of Belize Limited over working hours [...]

UWI Ranks as 1 of the Best Universities in the World

There is good news for the hundreds of Belizeans studying at the University of the West Indies. That’s because it is in the top five percent of best universities in [...]

Meet the Winners of the Belize District Fr. Ganey Quiz Competition

Two Belize City students will be moving on to the National Father Marion Ganey Quiz competition, which takes place on November twenty-third in Cayo.  The duo beat other students from [...]

Unity Presbyterian School Targeted by Burglars

Unity Presbyterian School in Belize City has been targeted by burglars more than once. Last month, the school was burglarized twice and standard-three teacher; Stephanie Wade says she has had [...]

Classes at Claver College Resumes; Is Board Chair Lisel Alamilla Out?

Classes at Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda resumed at seven o’clock on Monday night, following a meeting of its board of directors.  Earlier that evening, students gathered peacefully at [...]

Claver College Nine are Back in their Classrooms

Tonight, nine teachers from Claver College Extension, who were summarily relieved of their duties at the evening division, are back in their respective classrooms after it was found that their [...]

Re-instated Teachers Say Students’ Academic Wellbeing Comes First

Word of the latest development was immediately passed on to the student body and a leaked email sent to the newly hired replacements was reportedly circulated.  That electronic communication indicated [...]

Graham Creek Village Forgotten and Neglected?

This week, we showed you the story of Graham Creek Government School, where the commitment of two dedicated teachers to the teaching profession has inspired many across the country. The [...]

MOE Knows About Graham Creek Teachers’ Hardship

The arduous journey that teachers of Graham Creek Government School embark upon in order to carry out their responsibility of teaching children in one of Belize’s most southern villages continues [...]

MOE to Intervene in Claver College Troubles

Some sixty-five students at Saint Peter Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda are demanding that the nine teachers who were terminated by the school’s board be reinstated. The students staged [...]

13 Inmates Successfully Sit P.S.E.

Thirteen inmates of the Belize Central prison today proudly received their certificate of recognition for successfully sitting the Primary School Examinations. Another fifty-six inmates also received recognition for completing training [...]

The Journey to Graham Creek – the Teachers’ Story

The Belize National Teachers Union and Ministry of Education have been at odds about the re-categorization of hardship allowances and time off. The argument being put forward is that the [...]

A Donation to the Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School Computer Lab

The Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School on Coney Drive in Belize City has been transforming into a model education facility.  Aside from expansion works here and there, the institution has [...]