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Nurturing 21st Century Teachers Moving Forward

On the heels of a successful march last Friday as part of their campaign “Stand Up for Belize,” primary school teachers returned to Belize City today and were joined by [...]

An Update on Teachers Without Pedagogical Training

In early February, the Ministry of Education announced that upwards of a thousand teachers stand to lose their jobs in the coming academic year should they not obtain the requisite [...]

Teachers Rally Against Sarstoon Law

Teachers descended on the Old Capital today for a protest march against one of the most controversial and unpopular laws to be put in effect. The march started from the [...]

Cops Promote Hoops for Community Policing

Fighting gang and criminal activities with basketball? That’s what the police department is doing. Today they officially launched a sixteen week basketball programme in the Southside that will see members [...]

Teachers Prepare for B.N.T.U. March

The Belize National Teachers Union is tonight making final preparations for a march to be held this Friday in the Old Capital. The B.N.T.U., which is the most militant of [...]

Life in Belize for Guatemalan professionals

Protests by indigenous people in Guatemala City on Wednesday paralyzed a major part of the City after main thoroughfares were blocked. The indigenous people are demanding access to basic necessities [...]

Primary School Students Display Products in a Business Showcase

Over a hundred students gathered at the ITVET in Belize City today to show off products that they created under a programme with Peacework. In its third year, the “Business [...]

Ocean Academy Wins the 3rd Annual High School Innovation Challenge

There is a repeat winner in the annual Innovation in Education Challenge which took place today at the ITVET in Belize City. Seventeen high schools from the Belize District competed. [...]

The Guatemala/Belize Student Exchange Examined

Late last week, the Guatemalan Congress passed a resolution advising their nationals not to travel to Belize because of alleged violence by the B.D.F.  But on this side of the [...]

Gwen Liz Receives Computer Donation from CitCo

There was good news today for students at a high school in the south side of the city. At the request of the Gwen Lizarraga High School, a number of [...]

Outstanding Teachers Recognized for Academic Excellence

Eight educators were today recognized for their exceptional contributions to the academic field.  Teachers and school leaders were nominated in a number of categories from pre-primary to Special Education and [...]

Part 2 of the P.S.E.

Day two sitting of the Primary School Examination occurred today; over seven thousand two hundred students from across the country were tested in Mathematics and Social Studies. The exam targets [...]

Academic Opportunities in Canada

Canadian High Commissioner Deborah Chatsis is visiting from Guatemala where the High Commission is located. Her visit coincides with the ongoing Caribbean Conference on Indigenous Peoples and she has taken [...]

ITVET Hosts Open House

It is safe to say that the ITVET is a story of success. Enrollment has been growing and so is the selection of programs offered. At an open house today [...]

An Internet Hub to Expedite Local Online Traffic

The Belize Internet Exchange Point, a coming together of internet service providers to create a local hub for the prompt and expedient exchange of online information, was launched today.  This [...]

Minister of Education Supports B.N.T.U.’s Stand Up for Belize Campaign

Executives of the Belize National Teachers Union are meeting this week to schedule a date, as well as a venue for a subsequent sensitization forum on the Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute.  [...]

Sixth Edition of UB’s Research Symposium Hosted in Belize City

The sixth edition of the University of Belize’s Research Symposium was held today at the Radisson in Belize City. UB promotes and facilitates research and disseminates its findings on a [...]

C-Ray Introduces Cycling in Secondary Schools

A hundred and three high school students are participating in a string of cycling activities organized by the C-Ray Cycling Club as a precursor to introducing the sport in secondary [...]

Arlie Petters Appointed Trinity Dean of Academic Affairs

Belizean born mathematical physicist Doctor Arlie Petters has been appointed to dean of academic affairs and associate vice provost for undergraduate education at Trinity College in North Carolina, U.S.A.  Doctor [...]

BNTU Converges on Benque to Launch Stand Up for Belize Campaign

Teachers converged today in Benque Viejo del Carmen, the community closest to the border with Guatemala in west. This is where the Belize National Teachers Union kicked off a campaign [...]

Union is Challenged to Formulate a Position on ICJ

Seasoned negotiator Assad Shoman, an expert on the Belize/Guatemala issue, has a total of forty-one years of experience dealing with the territorial dispute.  He challenged educators to go a step [...]

How Will Newfound Knowledge on Territorial Dispute be Taught in School?

While the objective of the countrywide campaign is twofold, emphasis is being placed on interpreting the information presented for future use in the classroom.  According to B.N.T.U. National President Luke [...]

Marijuana is the Topic of SSB’s 2016 Debate Competition

Today the Social Security Board held the finals of its 2016 Debate Competition where six students from two tertiary level institutions faced off – Corozal Junior College and Ecumenical Junior [...]

Ecumenical Junior College Wins Spirited Debate on Marijuana Legislation

The debate raged on all morning, with the three members of each team presenting the results of studies and surveys to support the stance assigned for the debate.   Pearla [...]

B.N.T.U. to Hold Forum on Belize/Guatemala Issue

Classes on Friday for primary schools across the country have been cancelled as all teachers are expected to head west to Benque Viejo to attend a forum on the Belize/Guatemala [...]