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35 Schools to Benefit from CDB Loan

This past Wednesday, all eyes were on the Fortis settlement, but there were other significant matters which passed through the House. One was a motion for approval for a Caribbean [...]

Additional High Schools Will Be Built Across the Country

Faber took some time to list all the areas which will benefit from the construction of pre-schools, primary schools and secondary schools…stretched out all across the country in answer to [...]

Resource Center’s Third Iteration on Kelly Street

A resource center on Kelly Street, which is on the fringes of Caribbean Shores in Belize City, opened today for the third time. The center initially opened when Carlos Perdomo [...]

Teen Robs Teen of School Bag and Laptop in Ladyville

Classes have just resumed, but tonight a student, who is a minor, is a suspect in the robbery of an even younger student. The incident happened on Princess Margaret Drive [...]

Jane Usher Kids Receive School Bags from Police Department

Today, children in the Jane Usher Boulevard area of Belize City were provided with much needed school bags and supplies, just in time for the start of the new school [...]

Laptops Donated to Belize City Schools

Last month, we showed you the summer camps being held to train students and teachers at the primary and high school levels on how to better manage financial resources, plan [...]

School Improvement Planning Workshop Held Countrywide

Since last week, a school improvement planning workshop has been ongoing across the country. It is the continuation of a Quality Child Friendly Schools Initiative that was piloted back in [...]

Schools Assess Quality of Education at Primary Level

One developing school, St. Luke’s Methodist School in Belize City is participating in the workshop. Principal, Pamela Bodden spoke on the benefits of the sessions for the school.   Pamela [...]

UNICOMER Hands Out Nine Scholarships

Nine students were awarded with scholarships today by UNICOMER Belize. For the past several years, we’ve covered the annual award and this year, UNICOMER says that they have increased the [...]

Distance Learning – Belize and Canada Link Up

A first-of-its-kind conference is being held over a three-day period in Belize City to discuss open learning. The conference that is hosting students, teachers and other education specialists is being [...]

Youth Cohort Completes Apprenticeship Program

The Youth Apprenticeship Program graduated eighty students this morning. The six month course prepared the apprentices to enter and stay focused in the work force.  The program has had a [...]

Youth Leaders Formulate National Policy

The Department of Youth Services this week organized a three day National Executive Youth Leadership Workshop. It brought together youth leaders from different organizations across the country with one purpose [...]

UB Staffers Request Salary Adjustment

And from politics to Faber’s official position as Minister of Education. News Five has confirmed that following on the heels of a protest by K.H.M.H. employees just over a week [...]

Minister of Educations Speaks on New UB Insurance Plan

There’s another brewing story coming out of the University of Belize, where we understand students have been informed that they must now obtain mandatory insurance. If they don’t apply and [...]

Ariel Rosado Hosts Scholarship Award Ceremony

The Ariel Rosado Memorial Education Foundation held its fourth annual scholarship award ceremony at the Lion’s Den in Belize City.  Proudly, it announced that the number of scholarships granted to [...]

Building Entrepreneurship through Mentorship

The Institute of Sustainable Livelihood Leadership and Exchange has sixteen at risk youth, twelve from Belize City and four from Cayo, enrolled in a program that seeks to equip them [...]

MoE Hosts Summer Camps

For the past three days, simultaneous summer camps hosted by the Ministry of Education have been ongoing at various schools across the city. Primary and high school students, as well [...]

More Camps Scheduled for Next Week

While activities like these strengthen the bond between the Ministry of Education and international organizations, Mace says that the experience for them is even more rewarding.   Amy Mace, Teacher, [...]

Students Participate in Arts Training Workshop

Seventy-eight students from twenty-three schools across the city are in the Primary School Art Skills Training Pilot Project taking place at the Department of Youth Services in Belize City. It’s [...]

Belize Bank Awards 12 Scholarships

Twelve students will start the new academic year with scholarships through the Belize Bank Scholarship Programme. Among the guests at the Biltmore Plaza this morning were family members of the [...]

Police Recognize Youths Doing The Rait Ting

The tenth annual national “Du Di Rait Ting” Award Ceremony of the Police Department was held today at the Old Belize Pavilion in Belize City. It’s an initiative that started [...]

Vendors Complain About Condition of the Pound Yard Market

The area comprising the Pound Yard Private Market, the Michael Finnegan Market and the Bus Terminal is busy all the time. That’s the main hub where commuters come and go, [...]

Primary School Teachers Look for an Alternative to the Rod

With the removal of physical punishment from primary schools across the country in 2013, there has been a need for administrators and teachers to employ a proactive approach to student [...]

MOE Says More Teachers to be Trained

The initiative was designed to offer information, training and support to schools.  It commenced in the 2014/2015 academic year with twelve schools.  The introductory step continues to grow and principals, [...]

GREAT Program Graduates 400

The Police Department held a graduation ceremony for its GREAT Program students today at the Bliss.  The program, which official got underway in 2008, is operated under the umbrella of [...]