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SCA Holds Science Fair

The innovative minds of students at Saint Catherine Academy were in full display today. Over seven hundred students from high schools and primary schools from across the city gathered at [...]

MoE Hosts Training Workshop

Approximately thirty persons from technical and vocational high school instructors as well as personnel from ITVETs across the country were engaged in a training workshop at the Biltmore Plaza. The [...]

Ministry Addressing Human Resource Needs

The training works hand in hand with the education sector strategy of the ministry, says C.E.O. David Leacock. With major industries in the south for banana and the introduction of [...]

SJC Launches Fundraising Initiative

A fundraising initiative was launched this morning by one of the oldest and largest academic institutions in Belize. Saint John’s College is hoping to raise a significant amount of money [...]

YWCA Assisting At-Risk Youths

Another well established institution, the Young Women’s Christian Association, with the assistance of the US Embassy, is rolling out a two-year program aimed at building human resources capacity for at-risk [...]

Party Launches Education Platform

On the occasion of the ninety-sixth birthday of its deceased leader, the P.U.P. also launched its education platform entitled Education: Creativity plus Technology.  The policy is a call to arms [...]

Education Stakeholders Sign Tripartite Agreement

This morning at the Saint John’s Anglican Primary School in Belize City, education stakeholders turned out in numbers. The occasion was two-fold: the construction of a new building gifted to [...]

Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School Receives New Resource Center

Today, the Buttonwood Bay Nazarene Primary School proudly opened the doors of a new, fully equipped resource centre. This invaluable addition to the institution is the result of considerable lobbying [...]

Belize Bank Hosts Sixth Annual Xmas Party for Stella Maris School

Over at the Radisson today, a group of special kids were treated to Christmas goodies courtesy of the Belize Bank. It’s the sixth party the bank has been hosting for [...]

Healthy Living – Living with Disabilities

Various activities are taking place around the country to mark Disability Week. It is estimated that there are about three thousand five hundred persons countrywide living with disabilities. Healthy Living [...]

Winners of Visionaries Challenge Named

The Sagicor Visionaries Challenge took place today in Belize City. More than thirty entries were submitted by schools across the country on projects that focus on science, technology, engineering and [...]

“Legends of Belize” features Belizean Mythical Creatures

Have you heard about the Tata Duende, la Llorona and the Xtabai? These are all mythical renowned creatures that have been part of the intangible traditional culture of northern Belize, [...]

Documentary to be made on Tata Duende

Since Saturday, the couple has been in Belize to promote the series, but surprisingly, they were also contacted by an investigative reporter from out of Canada. The production company wanted [...]

Education Conference Underway in Belize City

The Caribbean Union of Teachers, hosted by the B.N.T.U., is presently meeting in Belize City.  It is the first time a congress of this nature, where as many as eighteen [...]

Session Fosters Enhanced Education Quality

The objective of the seminar, says Fitz, is to foster an understanding of specific academic needs through the various unions representing teachers.   Thecla Fitz, Laureate Education Inc. “The primary [...]

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. [...]