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Senate Debates $20M Education Loan Motion

The Senate debated a ten-million-dollar loan motion geared at improving the quality of education. The Inter-American Development Bank-Education Quality Improvement Program is designed to mainly improve the quality and gender [...]

$20 Million for Loan to Improve Quality of Education

In the House today, the government today passed and approved a loan motion for ten million US dollars to improve the quality of education in the country. The Inter-American Development [...]

Opposition Party Criticizes G.O.B. Loan to Improve Quality of Education

Members of the Opposition questioned the purpose of the loan, pointing out that there is a lot left to be desired for Belize’s education system. While the education system isn’t [...]

Disability Week Promotes Equal Opportunities for all Including Persons with Disabilities

Persons with diverse abilities can be and very often are contributing and valued members of society. This week activities are being held to highlight that they too should have access [...]

Minister of Education Weighs in on Pine Street Preschool Debacle

The situation at Pine Street Preschool in Collet, where two teachers have been removed for failure to qualify themselves in order to renew their teaching licenses, was addressed by Minister [...]

Preschool Students are Relocated to Zoe Ministries

In the absence of a valid license, both teachers were asked to refrain from administering lessons.  Also in question is the proprietorship of the building that houses the preschool.  According [...]

Minister of Education Won’t Intervene in Julian Cho Debacle

Education Minister Patrick Faber also weighed in on the situation at Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo where the secondary institution has remained without a principal since November nineteenth.  [...]

No Political Hanky-Panky at Julian Cho, Says DPM Faber

As for political and racial undertones, DPM Faber says he is staying far away from the situation, aside from the acknowledging that the institution primarily serves the Maya population in [...]

36 Teachers to Pursue Masters Degrees in Special Ed.

A group of thirty-six educators has embarked upon a master’s program in special education.  Through the University of the West Indies, the Government of Belize is covering roughly sixty percent [...]

Belize’s Abbie Godoy is the 2020 Rhode Scholarship Recipient

On Tuesday, Abbie Godoy was named as the recipient of the prestigious 2020 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. The twenty-year-old Belizean activist will pursue her graduate studies at the University of [...]

Concerned Parents Speak Out on the Pine Street Preschool Closure

Officials from the Ministry of Education convened a meeting this afternoon at the Gateway Youth Centre in Belize City. Present were the parents of some thirty-plus students from the Pine [...]

Pine Street Preschool Closes Its Doors after 35 Years of Service

In a developing story, after thirty-five years of service in the Collet Division of Belize City, the Pine Street Preschool off Vernon Street has closed its doors. Today, police officers [...]

Former Teachers Lawyer Up; Ministry to Meet with Parents/Guardians

The duo says that they were soon to become pensionable and would have retired in 2021. They have met with the Chief Education Officer, Doctor Carol Babb, and an emergency [...]

Julian Cho: Still No Principal at the Toledo High School

There are new developments at Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo District where the board of directors met this evening at four o’clock to determine who will be the [...]

Cho, Racism in the Hiring Process at Julian Cho?

Is there racism and employment discrimination playing out in the hiring of Kent Arzu at Julian Cho?  He says that his predecessors are both of Maya descent and that the [...]

UB Students Host Benefit Event

A group of U.B. students is hosting a benefit fashion show later this week and they would like your support. The six students are undertaking their undergraduate studies and as [...]

Raspberry Pi Jam 2019: Solutions for Challenges in Belize

High schools from across the country gathered in Belize City today where students participated in a competition for young innovators.  The goal is to use a miniature computer platform to [...]

No Principal at Julian Cho, Toledo’s Largest High School

Julian Cho Technical High School is arguably the largest secondary school in Toledo District and tonight it is without a principal.  That is because acting principal Doctor Kent Arzu’s last [...]

The Rights of a Child Take Center Stage at Children’s Parliament

Parliament today had a much different feel and tone. The special sitting was called to mark International Children’s Day so young students from all over the country were standing in [...]

Liyan Moralez is Most Outstanding Candidate in 2019 CAPE Exams

Nineteen-year-old Liyan Moralez is majoring in chemistry and math at the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus in Trinidad & Tobago.  He is the Most Outstanding Candidate in [...]

Education Minister Pleased With CSEC Performance

Ahead of the CSEC and CAPE award ceremonies to be held on November twenty-ninth in Independence, the media asked Minister of Education Patrick Faber about the outstanding performances by students [...]

Another Suspected Dengue-Related Death of a Student

There is a report that a Xiabe resident and student from Corozal Junior College died after contracted dengue. This is the second student in the past two weeks who has [...]

C.J.C. Celebrates Students’ Outstanding Performance on CAPE Exams

On Tuesday, the names of this year’s brilliant students were released. We start with Liyan Moralez and Randel Pate; both are at the University of the West Indies Saint Augustine [...]

The Top Scorers for the 2019 CSEC Exams

On November twenty-ninth in Independence Village in the south, Moralez and pate will be honoured along with some four hundred plus students including those who sat the CSEC. Edward P. [...]

Edward P. Yorke Fields Top Students for Second Consecutive Year

As we said, all three female students were enrolled at the Edward P. Yorke High School in Belize City. The administration at the school is ecstatic because this is the [...]