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What About the Time Off for Teachers to Collect Salaries?

The Council also looked at the issue of day offs, half day or a full day, granted to teachers only at the end of the month to collect salaries at [...]

Minister of Education Comes Down Hard on B.N.T.U.

The Minister of Education Patrick Faber, however, came down hard on the B.N.T.U. saying that they had been part of the process to finalise the list of hardship posts. Faber [...]

Ministry of Education Will Monitor Situation at Claver College Extension

Nine of eleven teachers at the Claver College Extension on Punta Gorda were fired earlier this week on Tuesday. The teachers were let go when they could not agree on [...]

Mass Firings of Teachers at Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda

There has been a mass firing of teachers at the Saint Peter Claver College Extension in Punta Gorda. As many as nine teachers, who represent ninety percent of the teaching [...]

Decision Was Unilaterally Made by Chair and Treasurer

The decision was unilaterally taken by the Board of Saint Peter Claver College Extension. But that board consists of only the Chair, Lisel Alamilla and the treasurer, Mark Miller.  The [...]

PG Adjunct Teachers to be Replaced

Alamilla became chairperson of the institution back in November of 2017 and since then, the student population has doubled. There have also been various improvements at the facility. She contends [...]

BNTU Says Teachers Are Being Disenfranchised by MoE

The Belize National Teachers Union issued a strong release today saying it is disgusted at the way the Ministry of Education shared a “finalized” listing of re-categorised schools to managements, [...]

Bembe Vision: Meet 14 Belizean Bembes

The next time you hear the word ‘Bembe gial,’ it would not mean that a woman is abrasive or aggressive. In fact, clarity was provided to the meaning of the [...]

How Did Belize Fair Off in CSEC?

How did Belize fair off in the 2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, better known as CXC? As we reported a few weeks ago, several schools were not in receipt of [...]

Annual Children’s Rally Returns to Belize City Civic Centre

The annual children’s rally returned to the Civic Centre this morning. Primary school children from schools in the Belize District converged there to show their love and respect for the [...]

Belize Celebrates International Literacy Day

Belize joined the rest of the world today in celebrating International Literacy Day. The event was marked with a fair at the ITVET Compound in Belize City. The Ministry of [...]

Nazarene High School Students Turned Back for Inappropriate Haircut

Police officers were called on a group of Nazarene High School students this morning after they refused to leave from in front of the school’s compound in Belize City. The [...]

Parents Strike Against Incompetent Teacher in Mabilha

In the remote village of Mabilha in the Toledo District, parents decided to keep their children at home for a second day in protest.  They were up in arms that [...]

A Replacement Teacher has been Identified for the Primary School

Late this evening, the principal of Mabilha Government School confirmed that the management had identified a replacement for Angel Cal and has agreed to resolve the issue.  Chairman Mateo Salam [...]

Machakil Ha Students Walk through Mud to Get to School

Machakil Ha is one of the most southernmost villages in the Toledo district and has a small population. The children from the village have to attend school at Corazon Creek [...]

B.T.L. and UWI Sign M.O.U. that Benefits Students

The University of the West Indies, Open Campus signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Belize Telemedia Limited today. The M.O.U. establishes the terms of a joint initiative between the two [...]

Streamlining of Teachers to Commence at Gwen Liz

Gwen Lizarraga High School formally reopened its classrooms to approximately three hundred and thirty-five students across all forms on Monday morning, officially kicking off the academic calendar for 2018.  The [...]

Number of Teachers to Be Sent Home From Gwen Liz Still Undetermined

Aside from a reduction of teachers, resources allocated for the development of students will also be reduced considerably, since funding is set aside based on the size of its enrollment.  [...]

9 Belizeans are Awarded Chevening Scholarships

Nine Belizeans have been awarded scholarship to pursue a one-year post-graduate study in the U.K.  The Chevening Scholarship awarded by the British government offers outstanding emerging leaders and influencers to [...]

CXC Results in Belize

The results for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, better known as CXC, have not been officially released to the media and the public as yet. But some schools in southern [...]

What’s G.O.B. Gonna Do About RADO Suspension?

The Regional Anti-Doping Organization has suspended Belize’s National Anti-Doping Organization.  This happened on August fourteenth, following another absence by Belize’s rep Doctor Michael Pitts at a meeting of the Advisory [...]

Faber Confirms Situation at Gwen Liz; Teachers to be Affected

Minister of Education Patrick Faber confirmed today that a number of teachers will not be returning to the classrooms at Gwen Lizarraga High School. That high school, which falls within [...]

What’s the Fate of Lorna McKay as Gwen Liz Principal?

Gwen Lizarraga High School remains in disarray, despite a new school year kicking off on Monday.  That disorganized state is due in part to a protracted issue involving Principal Lorna [...]

Recyclers Are Gifted School Bags for the New School Year

The Belize Solid Waste Management Authority made its annual donation to about twenty-two recyclers. In the small token of appreciation, each recycler received one school-bag with supplies. While gifting a [...]

500 School Bags for Belize City Children

Summer is winding down and parents have begun making all preparations to fully equip their children for the new school year. For some parents, this is a challenge given their [...]