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A Ceremony Honoring Inmates Who Passed Their P.S.E.s

This afternoon at the Central Prison in Hattieville, a ceremony was held to honor seven inmates who successfully completed the 2016 Primary School Examinations. The inmates took the exams at [...]

Galen Forum discusses Guatemala’s claim to Belize

Guatemala’s unfounded claim to Belize is nothing new, but what seems to be a consistent policy of aggression is. Currently, as News Five proved again just Thursday, Belizean civilians are [...]

P.S.E. Awards – Brightest Young Minds Honored for Excellence

The award ceremony for top achievers of the 2016 P.S.E. took place at the Ramada Princess this morning. Students from schools across the country were bussed in to celebrate the [...]

Chief Justice tells UB Graduates to Become Aware of Belize/Guatemala Dispute

The territorial dispute remains at the national front burner and was a topic at this year’s graduation season. On Sunday, the largest number of students graduated from the University of [...]

Angelina Urbina Tied for Top Scorer in P.S.E.

The 2016 P.S.E. results were released late on Friday evening. The Ministry of Education says there is not any marked improvement to those of last year with Math posing a [...]

Kenly Young from St. Andrew’s Shines in P.S.E.

A total of seven thousand three hundred and ninety-two students registered for the 2016 Primary School Examinations of which seven thousand two hundred and thirty-five candidates sat the exams. The [...]

Ministry of Education Explains P.S.E. Results

The Ministry of Education today spoke of the results.  Head of the Exams Unit, Nelson Longsworth, who annually would crunch the numbers and track improvements in the exams, says that [...]

Attorney and Author Godfrey Smith Set to Launch Book on Michael Manley

A biography of Jamaica’s fourth Prime Minister Michael Manley has been penned by well-known Belizean attorney and author, Godfrey Smith.  The life story of the democratic socialist was commissioned in [...]

Kenly Young and Angelina Urbina Top Scorers in 2016 PSE

Since last week we have been chasing behind the results of the Primary School Exam. As you know, the results of the competitive examinations are highly anticipated since some high [...]

Minister of Education Comments on Guatemalan Students in Belize

For days we have received reports that dozens of Guatemalans students have been lining up for enrolment at Mount Carmel High School and other schools in Benque Viejo Del Carmen. [...]

A New Technical Department Building for Gwen Liz is Coming Soon

Ground was officially broken this afternoon for the expansion of Gwen Lizarraga High School.  The construction of an adjoining building which is being funded by the Social Investment Fund has [...]

Rowan Heads for College Abroad

For quite some time, we have followed the adventures of Rowan Garel; his ascent to the summit of Victoria Peak, his mission to walk across Belize and his dive into [...]

Festival of Arts Visual Arts Exhibition

The performing arts section of the annual Festival of Arts traditionally gets much of the attention, with talent from schools throughout the country showcased in front of judges. But there’s [...]

Book on the Adventures of Rowan Garel Released

Over the years, we have covered the adventures of young Rowan Garel, an amazing and extraordinary young man who has been blind since birth. His approach has not only been [...]

Raspberry Pi for High School Innovators

High schools from across the country converged on Belize City today where students participated in a competition geared towards young innovators.  The goal is to use a miniature computer platform [...]

The National Festival of Arts Showcase

For two weeks, the National Festival of Arts will feature creative arts performances in drama, song, music and dance from preschoolers, primary school children, secondary students and even teachers. It [...]

Skills Training Center Showcases Talented Young Students

Over four hundred students have been graduated from the Skill Training Center in Belize City since its inception in 2012. There has been a fifty percent success rate so far [...]

Gateway Youth Center Hosts Community Health Fair

“Healthy Me, Healthy You, A Gateway to a Healthy Life” – that was the theme of a community health fair held today at the Gateway Youth Center on Daker’s Street [...]

QUADS Introduces My BZ Phonics

The Ministry of Education, through the Quality Assurance Development Service, is rolling out a new program to assist primary school children at the beginner level with reading.  This morning, QUADS [...]

Program Embraces Interactive Learning

The ushering in of the new program and accompanying textbook should see a more interactive approach to reading inside the classroom.  Newport says the objective is to engage children in [...]

Nurturing 21st Century Teachers Moving Forward

On the heels of a successful march last Friday as part of their campaign “Stand Up for Belize,” primary school teachers returned to Belize City today and were joined by [...]

An Update on Teachers Without Pedagogical Training

In early February, the Ministry of Education announced that upwards of a thousand teachers stand to lose their jobs in the coming academic year should they not obtain the requisite [...]

Teachers Rally Against Sarstoon Law

Teachers descended on the Old Capital today for a protest march against one of the most controversial and unpopular laws to be put in effect. The march started from the [...]

Cops Promote Hoops for Community Policing

Fighting gang and criminal activities with basketball? That’s what the police department is doing. Today they officially launched a sixteen week basketball programme in the Southside that will see members [...]

Teachers Prepare for B.N.T.U. March

The Belize National Teachers Union is tonight making final preparations for a march to be held this Friday in the Old Capital. The B.N.T.U., which is the most militant of [...]