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UB & NICH Sign M.O.U.

The University of Belize and the National Institute of Culture and History signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on matters of education, history and culture.   The agreement has [...]

Special Ed Teachers Learn About Speech Language Disorders

A three-day language disorder workshop wrapped up today in Belize City. The training which aimed to evaluate the communication disorder among diverse populations targeted thirty-nine special education teaches and rehabilitation [...]

Belizean & Mexican Parliamentarians Meet to End Hunger and Malnutrition

Mexican Senator Luisa Maria Calderon Hinojosa is in Belize to meet with the Ministers and C.E.O.s from the Ministries of Education, Agriculture, Health and Human Development. The mission is for [...]

Local School Feeding Programme to be Extended Countrywide

The Food and Agriculture Organization, better known as F.A.O., has been assisting Belize in the fight against malnutrition and hunger. Back in November of 2017, a project to improve food [...]

Teachers Learn New Strategies for Students to Learn How to Read and Write

The Ministry of Education is hosting a four-day literacy training for teachers from underperforming schools in Belize City, Stann Creek and Toledo.  The purpose of the workshop is to equip [...]

MoE to Include Families in Literacy Campaign

Doctor Rose Bradley was also asked why students are still struggling with reading and writing in the primary school classrooms. She says that a number of factors are at play, [...]

Meet the 25 Recipients of the B.T.L. Scholarship Programme

A number of students today received financial support to fulfil their educational goals. Belize Telemedia Limited issued twenty-five scholarships to students who met the criteria for the awards. Most are [...]

Belize Police Department Issues 7 Scholarships

Over on Queen Street, seven teenagers received full scholarships for one-year of studies courtesy of the Belize Police Department. A short ceremony was held at Precinct Three this afternoon where [...]

Meet the 7 Lucky BHA Scholarship Recipients

In time for the new academic year, the Belize Hotel Association is assisting parents to ease the burden of education costs. This morning, seven young students whose families work in [...]

B.T.B. Issues 3 Scholarships to Deserving Students

The event was a joint-award ceremony as this year’s B.T.B. scholarship recipients were also presented with certificates of acceptance into the programme. Leanna Duncan will pursue an Associate’s Degree at [...]

A Summer Camp for Robotics and Coding

A robotics and computer coding camp wrapped up today at the Samuel Haynes Institute in Belize City. Thirty kids between the ages of eleven and fourteen were selected to learn [...]

Meet the 13 Lucky Recipients of Courts’ Dare to Dream Scholarship

A group of deserving young persons from all over the country can breathe easier tonight, having secured scholarships to go on to high schools in the coming academic year. The [...]

7th Cohort of Belize Bank Scholarship Recipients are Recognized

A group of twenty students and their families gathered today at the Radisson Fort George Hotel in Belize City. The happy occasion was the award of the Belize Bank scholarships [...]

11 Belizeans to Study Medicine in Cuba

The Cuban Embassy hosted a farewell event for students who are leaving Belize to study medicine in Cuba. The scholarship programme started some twenty years ago, under the leadership of [...]

The Clavius Project Brings Robotics to SJC

Schools have closed so students are at loose ends. Over at Saint John’s College a first of its kind summer camp is capturing the attention of young high school students. [...]

UB Launches 4-Year Bachelors Programme in Statistics

The University of Belize recently launched a four-year Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics. The degree programme consists of a modern curriculum and includes instruction in use of software to [...]

49 Students Awarded for Doing the Right Thing

We have covered the police initiative, Du Di Rait Ting, many times in the past. But today’s ceremony was special. Forty-nine students completed the programme; eleven were honored for beating [...]

UB Launches an Endowment Fund

The University of Belize handed out five bursaries today through its Endowment Fund Bursary. The fund was officially launched today. President Clement Sankat announced that its first fundraising effort held [...]

A Manual for Youth Leadership is Presented to MOE

An official ceremony to deliver the Youth Leadership Resource Manual to the Ministry of Education was held today in Belize City.  The instruction booklet has been successfully implemented in eleven [...]

Top 25 PSE Performers are Recognized by Education Ministry

This year’s brightest students are from all across the country from both private and public schools. Today, the top twenty-five students of the Primary School Examination were hosted at the [...]

Setting the Record Straight: G.O.B. Decides Whether Salaries of Striking Teachers are Docked

Minister of Education Patrick Faber says that the government is solely responsible to make decisions on whether or not salaries should be docked for teachers who go on strike. There [...]

Annual Taiwanese Scholarship Recipients are Announced

Twenty-nine Belizeans have been awarded full scholarships to pursue studies in Taiwan. The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund Scholarship Programme and the Taiwan Scholarship Programme are providing recipients with [...]

M.O.E. Begins Handouts of School Subsidy Countrywide

The Ministry of Education handed out close to three hundred thousand dollars in education subsidies for four-hundred and thirty-nine students in Rural Belize and four-hundred and ninety-six students in Belize [...]

City’s Haley Thurton, O.W.’s Ricardo Umana Joint-Top of P.S.E.

Hummingbird Elementary of Belize City has consistently produced top scorers at the P.S.E.; but this year, students at the private primary school, over performed clinching five of the top ten [...]

Exam Chief’s Tough Talk: “We are Failing our Children”

But while the joy of the top twenty-five and other high scorers is unconfined, the overall picture of the results remains under par. The mean score for English dipped two [...]