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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 [...]

…A Goal to Subsequently Revise Academic Curriculum

According to Palacio, it is now necessary to revise the existing curriculum to reflect a broader knowledge of the civics and history of Belize.   Luke Palacio, National President, B.N.T.U. [...]

A Growth and Sustainable Development Plan for Belize

A World Bank diagnostic finds that Belize is thriving in some areas but failing in other sectors. On Thursday, a three-year growth and sustainable development strategy was launched at the [...]

UB Under Fire From Former Professor

Is the national university, the University of Belize, in complete academic disarray where students go through programs without learning anything, but still getting straight A’s?  Former lecturer Marcio Augusto has [...]

G.O.B. Breaks Ground for Rehab Center in Belize City

A four point six million dollar facility will be constructed in the south side of the City with part of a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank. When completed, it [...]

A High School Pageant for a Feeding Program

In the next few minutes, seven students of the Anglican Cathedral College will be vying for the title of Miss ACC. The pageant, which has been revamped, is being held [...]

High School Students Take on Sagicor Visionaries Challenge

The biennial Sagicor Visionaries Challenge took place today at the Ramada Belize City Princess. A dozen entries were submitted by five schools from across Belize District. The projects focus innovative [...]

Over 7000 Students Sit Annual P.S.E.

Across the country, students sat the first phase of the Primary School Examinations in English and the Sciences. Most of the seven thousand plus students studiously prepared for the anticipated [...]

G.O.B. to Invest in Expanding Ocean Academy

On the occasion of a beach reclamation initiative, the Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia took the opportunity to comment on an issue of education. It involves the rapidly growing Ocean [...]

Festival of Arts Showcases Young Stars

The preschool district festival of arts commenced on Tuesday across the country and since then, hundreds of young talented students have graced the stage of the Bliss Center for the [...]

Festival of Arts Launched in Belize City

The much anticipated Festival of Arts was launched this morning. It kicked off at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts for pre-schoolers of the Belize District. The show will [...]

UWI Hosts ZIKA Symposium

A few weeks ago, the University of the West Indies (UWI) marshaled a task force consisting of its best medical practitioners and experts for the express purpose of fighting the [...]

Multimillion Dollar Education Project Launched in the North

The University of Belize, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports and the European Union today launched a two-year project at the Corozal Junior College to [...]

Belizean Honor Student Called to the Bar

A new attorney was called to the bar this morning; she is Shanidi Chell from Orange Walk Town who distinguished herself as an honor student at the Norman Manley Law [...]

Children’s Rights Activity Book Launched

The Bliss Center in Belize City was over flowing this morning with children from various primary schools. The event was the launch of an activity book that will teach them [...]

St. John Vianney Kids Get New Playground

Primary school students at St. John’s Vianney Primary School were ecstatic this morning when they were allowed onto a new playground.  The swings, seesaw and slide are a donation from [...]

Belizean Jaguar Treated to a Birthday Party

Nine years ago Junior Buddy was born at the Belize Zoo on the George Price Highway. Today, he celebrated another milestone in the company of school children from the area. [...]

High School Students March in the Name of Drug Education

Today, students of Nazarene High School culminated a week of drug education with a march through Belize City streets and a rally. It was an intensive session in which the [...]

Art Comes to Belize City Primary Schools

Two budding artists have won top awards at a national and an international art competition, distinguishing themselves and their schools. The young students are from Saint John’s Vianney and Saint [...]

No Apologies for Loss of Teacher Jobs

Education rules to come on stream in the new academic year will likely lead to the loss of jobs of about a thousand three hundred primary and high school teachers.  [...]

M.O.E. Says They Offered Opportunities to Teachers

The Belize National Teachers Union supports licensing and says that over the years; teachers were constantly reminded that to keep their jobs, they have to have to obtain the appropriate [...]

How Many Teachers Will Be Affected By Reform?

Approximately five hundred primary and eight hundred high school teachers will be directly affected by the reform of the education system.  But there are some exceptions. Teachers who are in [...]