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Get Your Education Letters, says P.U.P.

Minister of Education and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber last week insisted that Government could not find any money to pay school fees and for vehicles because of the Financial [...]

Why Are So Many in Danger of Leaving School?

The Ministry of Education and UNICEF collaborated for the Out of School Children Initiative. The aim is to improve the analysis of factors affecting the exclusion of children from education, [...]

Education Minister Explains Subsidy Funding

The campaign season has been relentless with plenty mudslinging and besmirching candidates at every turn.  The People’s United Party has released an ad claiming that government is spending as much [...]

Reading Still Fundamental: MoE Makes Literacy ‘National Priority’

A major literacy strategy was launched this morning at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex in Belize City. The program aims to strengthen the reading and writing skills of primary school [...]

Counting the Dollars to Fund Literacy Program

The literacy campaign among primary school children is a joint initiative between public and private agencies as well as non-profit organization and the Ministry of Education. At today’s launch, Scotia [...]

Building a Fence to Protect Camalote Students

Parents and teachers of a primary school in Camalote, Cayo, are tonight breathing a sigh of relief. That’s because a fence is now in place providing security and safety to [...]

On Valentine’s, Olympiad Teaches A.C.C. Students to Love Math

The third annual Math Olympiad was held today in Belize City to test the ability of participating students in formulating answers to rigorous mathematical questions.  Taking off from the defunct [...]

A Playground at St. John’s Anglican

The Rotary Clubs of Edmonton, Canada and Belize gifted the Saint John’s Anglican School with a playground.  The outdoor recreational space is fitted with swings, slides and ladders for the [...]

National Collection on display as museum turns 16

The Museum of Belize commemorates its sixteenth anniversary with a special exhibit of pieces from the national collection of Belize. To mark the occasion, the Museum invited students for free [...]

30 Years of Tertiary Titans COBEC

The Ministry of Education, members of the Consortium for Belize Educational Cooperation, met today in Belize City for the annual COBEC Winter Symposium.  This year, COBEC celebrates thirty-years of existence [...]

The Future of Belizean Education

Students from all over Belize gathered at the SCA Auditorium to learn more about the opportunities for higher-level education in Belize and overseas. The Ministry of Education says it wants [...]

U.B. Responds to Graduation Crisis

Earlier this year, we reported on the concerns of some students from the University of Belize, who had completed their programs at the institution in July and December 2017, but [...]

Who Will Be Miss Ecumenical?

Simultaneous fundraising activities are underway at the Ecumenical High School in Dangriga. Today, a team traveled from the south to Belize City to spread the word on its mission to [...]

S.C. Ecumenical Offers Wingle in Raffle

Meanwhile, the teachers over at the college are also giving you an opportunity of a lifetime – ten dollars to win a 2017 Great Wall Wingle pickup, valued at thirty-five [...]

U.B. Student Wants Pomp and Circumstance in February, not June

There is a degree of disquiet among some students at the national university over a change in the date of graduation from February to June. Some students have complained that [...]

Children’s Advisory Board meets

The Children Advisory Board is a platform used for child participation to support governance at the municipal levels. The boards are established in all nine towns and cities in Belize [...]

University of Belize Debuts MBA Program

The first graduate’s program was launched at the University of Belize this past Thursday, opening new opportunities for Belizean students to pursue higher education here at home.  The first program [...]

Cayo Deaf Institute Sweeps Finger Spelling Bee

Disability awareness week is being celebrated under the theme ‘Transformation Towards a Sustainable and Resilient Society for All’. As a part of the activities, the annual Finger Bee was held [...]

Teen Reporters: This One’s for the Children

In honor of Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF called on young minds to assume key roles in media, politics and other sectors.  While the main activities were held in mid-November, everyday [...]

Japanese make building donation for O.W. high school

On Monday, the government of Japan donated one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars for a garbage truck; today it was the Bishop Martin High School to benefit from a brand [...]

Training complete for sound engineers

Over the summer, NICH hosted a three and a half month workshop to train interested persons in sound engineering. The audio training workshop was intense and covered a number of [...]

Education Minister Makes Plea for Help; Takes Shots at Teacher’s Union

At the annual CXC ceremony on Thursday in San Ignacio, Minister of Education Patrick Faber addressed the gathering, directed a portion of his speech at parents, school administrators and teachers, [...]

Spreading Wings of Excellence in CSEC, CAPE Exams

On Thursday, we showed you the top students in this year’s CXC exams where more than one hundred and eighty students were recognized for good grades in the CSEC and [...]

CSEC, CAPE’s Best Honored in the West

The CXC national committee recognized the best and the brightest in the Caribbean Secondary Education Examination and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination for Belize. The high academic achievers from all across [...]

U.B. Doing Business in Belize City

The annual marketing expo organized by the University of Belize was held today at the Ramada Belize City Princess where thirty-five innovative business ideas came to fruition. News Five’s Duane [...]