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2014’s Top CXC/CAPE Performers Awarded in Orange Walk

There were happy students and proud parents this morning at the national ceremony for CSEC and CAPE awardees which took place in Orange Walk Town. Hundreds of students were recognized [...]

Patrick Faber Shares Success Stories in Education

At the onset of his speech at today’s CXC/CAPE Awards ceremony, Minister of Education, Patrick Faber spoke to the gathering on the current state of the education system. Faber thumbed [...]

Youth Center Opens in Belize City

The Getaway Youth Center was officially opened today at the Gwen Lizarraga Compound. The facility is intended for use by youths between thirteen to nineteen years to channel positive behavioral [...]

Government To Cover Cost of Up to Six CXCs

High school students across the country will benefit from some financial relief in their senior year, as the Ministry of Education has announced that it will be paying for six [...]

Will Reimbursement Be an Issue for Those Who Have paid?

The method of payment, according to Faber, will be handled internally since government would essentially be paying itself.  The hiccup, he says, may come when students who have paid in [...]

A Market Expo Showcases Ingenuity and Creativity of UB Students

More than twenty booths were set up inside the Ramada Belize City Princess today where marketing students of the University of Belize showcased products and services they developed as part [...]

UNICEF commemorates 25th Anniversary of Convention

The Convention on the Rights of the Child was adopted on November twentieth by the United Nations. The CRC, as it is known, establishes measures to ensure the protection, survival, [...]

Faber on Teachers Missing School for UDP Rally

Earlier in our newscast, Minister of Education Patrick Faber spoke about the Petrocaribe funds, defending his government’s use of those monies. But he’s had to be defending himself in another [...]

CANQATE Hosts Annual Tertiary Education Conference in Belize

For three days, educators will be discussing the institutional development of tertiary education in the region with emphasis on quality assurance.  The occasion is the annual conference of CANQATE, a [...]

BBIA Announces Winners of Belize Literary Prize

The Belize Literary Prize is an initiative of the Belize Book Industry Association which provides a framework for teachers, authors and aspiring writers to express themselves through their writing skills. [...]

Kalilah Enriquez & Jorge Awe Honoured at BBIA Awards

The top two winners, Kalilah Enriquez and Jorge David Awe are both from the Diaspora and are living in Jamaica and Canada, respectively. While Enriquez was unable to make it [...]

Parents Protest in St. Matthews

Things came to a head this morning in the village of Saint Matthews located on the George Price Highway. For days, the government school has been without some of its [...]

MoE Releases CSEC/CAPE Results

There are smiling faces tonight in respect of the results of regional exams taken months ago. The Ministry of Education has released the results of the CSEC and CAPE that [...]

Siian Rancharan and Paul Sylvester Top CSEC/Cape

  The results of the CSEC and CAPE exams taken in May and June are in. There is word about who are the outstanding Belizean students in the regional exams.  [...]

National Library Service Hosts Health Fair

Ebola and Chik-V pose potential threats to the health of Belizeans. ChikV is not as dangerous, but is prevalent in the region; but Ebola is deadly and as a recent [...]

Wesley College Celebrates 16th Annual Red Ribbon Drug Prevention Week

A recent survey by the National Drug Abuse Control Council and the University of Belize shows that the use of drugs among students is on the rise and it is [...]

Climate Change and You

A two-day conference under the theme “Climate Change and You” begins on Tuesday at the UWI Open Campus on Princess Margaret Drive. This morning as a prelude, UWI revealed the [...]

Children’s Rally Draws Thousands

The annual Children’s Rally was to be held last week Friday in Belize City, but due to the inclement weather it was postponed. That is until today, when primary school [...]

ACC Raises Flag in Honor of Independence Day

Back in 1982 on September twenty-seventh, St. Hilda’s and St. Michael’s high schools in Belize City amalgamated to become the Anglican Cathedral College located on downtown Albert Street in Belize [...]

Outstanding Belizean Students Heading to United Kingdom

Three young Belizeans are heading to the United Kingdom having won the prestigious Chevening Scholarships. The three recipients are from the Cayo District and the City. Ebony Lyall from Cayo [...]

Belize Celebrates International Literacy Day

Monday was International Literacy Day, celebrated in schools throughout Belize. The focus is on reading, comprehension and writing, and to that end the Ministry of Education collaborated with the media [...]

Progresso School Issues Nearing Resolution

The 2014 school year opened a week ago, with students returning to classrooms across the country. Well, not all students. The classrooms at the Seventh Day Adventist School in Progresso [...]

Education Minister Says Arbitrary Raise in School Fees Wrong!

Earlier in our newscast we showed you Minister of Education Patrick Faber on the hot seat. He was at a media breakfast which was organized last week to deal with [...]

Faber Says G.O.B. Provides ALL Primary School Textbooks…

That will be welcome news for some parents, who’ll be scrutinizing those school fees much more closely now. And there’s also the issue of school books for primary level students. [...]

The Merging of 3 Schools…An Update!

Also on the table for discussion today was the merging of the resources of three high schools – Maud Williams, Sadie Vernon and Excelsior. It was officially announced at the [...]