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National Festival of the Arts: Belize’s Best Take the Stage

The Children’s Festival of the Arts takes center stage this weekend, as it does each year at this time at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. But for the [...]

The Second Annual C-Ray Cycling Club High School Series

The second annual C-Ray Cycling Club High School series held its finals today. One hundred and thirty students from ten high schools in the Belize District gathered at the Marion [...]

ITVET Hosts Open Day

Technical and Vocational Education has traditionally been a field dominated by males, but this year, the program is aggressively proposing to change that to include women.  ITVET is holding activities [...]

Will Secondary School Textbooks Go Online?

Belize’s primary schools have, for the most part, standardized textbooks paid for by the Government of Belize. There have been few hiccups in distribution and management but no major complaints. [...]

Government, Agencies Tackle Early Childhood Development

“Positive Play, Positive Minds, Brighter Tomorrow” was the theme of a two-day early childhood development conference convened by UNICEF and several local ministries. As many as a hundred and eighty [...]

Top Teachers for 2016-17 Awarded

Teachers from across the country were recognized today as part of Education Showcase 2017 for excelling in their profession.  Eight outstanding teachers and school leaders took the spotlight at the [...]

Leroy Green’s Teaching Records Located

On Monday night, you heard well-known educator Leroy Green speak out about missing records of his teaching career. Green told us that thirty-four of his forty-three years of teaching documents [...]

New School Extension for Grace Primary

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber was today inaugurating the extension to Grace Primary School within the Collet Division. The new facility will host upper division students and will improve significantly [...]

Leroy Green’s Pension in Jeopardy over Missing Teaching Records

He is known countrywide for his work in the creative arts, specifically the National Festival of Arts. Most recently and leading up to his retirement last November, Leroy Green had [...]

Retired Teacher Says M.O.E. Must Rectify Records Problem

Green says that according to the Retirement Act, it is the responsibility of the ministry to address the issue of his pension and to locate his records. As we said, [...]

Teaching the Caste War at S.J.C.

Saint John’s College launched an educational history program today that focuses on the Caste War.  The mix media project uses technology, creativity and the community to tell stories about a [...]

Ministry Says English P.S.E. Writing Improving

We detailed the travails of students taking the problem-solving paper for Mathematics in the Primary School Examination on Tuesday. While scores will not be ready until early June, marking has [...]

P.S.E. Day 2: Students Tackle Problem-Solving

Seven thousand, one hundred and forty-three hopefuls sat part two of the Primary School Examination countrywide today. As hard as they studied, as thorough as their preparations were, there is [...]

U.B. Unveils Latest Research by Students

“Building Competitiveness in Belize in a Global World- the Role of the University of Belize” that is the theme in which it held its annual research conference in Belize City. [...]

National University Talks to Stakeholders About Improvement

And in more U.B. news, today the institution met with several stakeholders of the private and public sectors in a workshop to discuss institutional enhancement of the university in an [...]

S.S.B. Crowns National Tertiary Debate Champion

The finals of the National Tertiary Debate sponsored by the Social Security Board were held today in Belize City. The final two teams, Independence Junior College and Ecumenical Junior College, [...]

U.B. Prez Talks Up Agriculture Ahead of N.A.T.S. 2017

Thousands of Belizeans will be heading to the Capital City on Saturday and Sunday for the annual National Agriculture and Trade Show. Since it started back in 1970, “Agric” has [...]

B.N.T.U. Says Education Minister “Feigning Ignorance” on Convention Interference

The Belize National Teachers Union and the million dollar payout to non-striking teachers remain in the news tonight. The B.N.T.U. executive is saying that it is not buying the story [...]

Union Says Everyone was Watching Operatives at Work

Late last Thursday evening, upon emerging victorious as the new president-elect, Senator Elena Smith best described those moles as only she can.  Having spotted the so-called U.D.P. operatives at the [...]

Faber Says Striking Teachers Would Also Benefit from Honorarium

Minister of Education Patrick Faber told reporters on Monday that a final figure and number of teachers who would qualify for the honorarium being offered by the Ministry of Education [...]

Palacio Says G.O.B. Cannot Return to Previous Monies for Honorarium

So how will Faber be able to access monies from government’s coffers?  It’s a question or a notion that Palacio scoffs at, since he’s all too familiar with how that [...]

G.O.B.’s Moves on Honorarium ‘Not Necessarily’ Illegal

The Minister of Education considers it a point of pride that at least he is not being accused of ‘stealing’ the honorarium money, even drawing comparison to the infamous ‘Corozal [...]

Is Honorarium Being Confused with Salaries?

The issue of the million dollar bonus for non-striking teachers is one that refuses to go away, particularly since the union believes that it will have a negative impact on [...]

G.O.B. Stretching the Truth to Mess with Teachers

In responding to comments made by Faber on Monday, Palacio says that the Minister of Education is spinning the truth by accusing the union of disrupting the ministry’s attempts to [...]

Rise Up for Youth Scholarships

Four students were selected for five hundred dollars scholarship each by Rise Up Belize. The non-profit based out of California was started by Joey Garcia who was born in Belize, [...]