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Alan Slusher appointed Interim President of UB

Former University of Belize President Dr. Cary Fraser demitted office in mid-November of last year, amid a swirl of controversy as to whether he was indeed granted leave by the [...]

The New Horizons Belize 2014 project is launched

Four schools in the Belize District will be getting spanking new classrooms as part of a project by New Horizons Belize. The U.S. Southern Command is teaming up with three [...]

School and Ministry of Education ask who’s responsible

According to school officials, two students who were on the trip have had to be hospitalized. It is an extremely serious matter, and the parents of Edgar Puck and Anahi [...]

More than 7000 students sit day-one of the P.S.E.

Primary school students around the country were up bright and early this morning for day-one of the Primary School Examination. More than seven thousand six hundred sat the exam, for [...]

Cooler heads prevail at the Saint Ignatius High School

On Friday, an internal discord among teachers and management of St. Ignatius High School in Santa Elena Town came to a head when representatives of the Belize National Teachers Union [...]

Mexican Embassy offers scholarships

The Mexican Embassy on a yearly basis provides scholarships to Belizeans students to obtain graduate and post graduate degrees at universities and education facilities within that country. And as of [...]

St. Ignatius teachers revolt against decisions of high school management

In the west, there is growing dissention tonight among the faculty and staff of St. Ignatius High School in Santa Elena Town, following a series of unsanctioned decisions reportedly being [...]

Kids Talk News

The International Children’s Day of Broadcasting was launched by UNICEF in 1991 in order to encourage broadcasters worldwide to create awareness for children issues. ICDB, is a day when broadcasters [...]

2014 Preschool Festival of Arts

The 2014 preschool festival of arts opened on Monday at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Hundreds of preschoolers from Belize District are performing in dance, music and drama [...]

International Day of Forests celebrated with 2-day forum

March twenty-first has been proclaimed as the International Day of Forests by the United Nations General Assembly and it is celebrated by bringing awareness to the importance of the various [...]

Biscayne school is robbed of laptops

Travellers Liquors is not the only organization that has experienced theft. An overnight break-in at Biscayne Government School, which resulted in the theft of a number of laptops and audiovisual [...]

Cultural Day for preschoolers of St. Mary’s School

As part of their activities for child stimulation month, the Preschool at Saint Mary’s Primary School held its annual cultural day. The preschoolers dressed up in different cultural attires for [...]

Hundreds of Teachers Demonstrate on Independence Hill during Budget Presentation

The Prime Minister announced that a big slice of the 2014/2015 Budget will be spent on personal emoluments; that’s three hundred and thirty two million dollars. Teachers and public officers [...]

20 years of the Coca Cola Spelling Bee

The Spelling Bee is perhaps one of the most anticipated competitions on the primary school calendar. In the yearly event, schools from across the country compete round after round until [...]

It’s Story Time; the interactive DVD is launched

Listen, read, and act; that is the approach used to encourage primary school students to go back to text books. The project took six months to materialize and this morning [...]

The annual Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC)

Officials from the Ministry of Education, as well as stakeholders from across the sector, particularly those belonging to the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation (COBEC), gathered in Dangriga for its [...]

Career Day at SJC

Students looking for their dream jobs or for career options had the opportunity today to interact with a number of organizations. Over at the Saint John’s Gym, a number of [...]

Still no reaction from the B.N.T.U. on 4% salary adjustments

After crunching the numbers, the Prime Minister said on Wednesday in the House that the quantum in salary adjustments for teachers would not be less than four percent. The Belize [...]

4% – the salary adjustments for teachers

  Throughout the month of January, the unions took to the streets calling for an end to corruption and salary adjustments. Two weeks ago, Prime Minister Barrow announced that based [...]

The B.N.T.U. rallies; union says the numbers don’t lie

Fresh off a series of rallies and marches, the Belize National Teachers Union took stock today of a series of industrial actions held throughout the month of January. The final [...]

Minister of Education extends an olive branch to the union

At the height of the recent demonstrations, there were heated exchanges between the Belize National Teachers Union and the government. The prime minister called B.N.T.U. President, Luke Palacio, a windup [...]

Ministry of Education launches financial aid program for high school students

With the teachers rallies now concluded, the Ministry of Education is launching a financial aid program for students enrolled in secondary schools.  Following an extensive review of the sector, the [...]

Teachers march on Punta Gorda

On Thursday, teachers marched in Dangriga, and today the B.N.T.U. movement moved to the deep-south – Punta Gorda. This is the sixth and final rally planned by the union as [...]

An encore presentation of “Nowhere to Fly – Gangs and Boys”

A play entitled “Nowhere to Fly – Gangs and Boys” is a recent project by RESTORE Belize with a message intended to curb crime in the Old Capital. Today, the [...]

B.N.T.U. shows muscle in the Culture Capital

The Belize National Teachers Union showed muscle today in Dangriga. The teachers of the south want their salary adjustment…they want to be respected…they want better working conditions and they want [...]