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Secondary School Principals Meet in Belize City

The Belize Association of Principals for Secondary Schools, BAPSS, met today in Belize City where school administrators from across the country gathered to discuss a range of issues.  It was [...]

Ministry of Education to Expand Wi-Fi Access to All Schools across the Country

As we have reported, the Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology has the second largest budget for 2023. Two hundred and sixty-one million dollars have been allocated to recurrent [...]

Free Education in Toledo and Stann Creek Districts in 2023

Four high schools in Belize City are currently benefiting from the Ministry of Education’s free education program. Last week Friday, Prime Minister John Briceño announced that students in the Toledo [...]

$261,000,000 in Projected Expenditure for MoECST in 2023

The rollout of the free education program to four additional high schools will come at a cost. That is one of the many reasons why the Ministry of Education, Culture, [...]

Minister of Education Addresses Violence in Belize City High Schools

Minster Fonseca also responded to concerns about the safety of students attending high school in Belize City, following recent reports of violent altercations in a couple of schools where the [...]

Peacework Belize and Taiwan ICDF Empowers 50 Women During Skills Training

A group of fifty women is now better equipped to launch their own business ventures following an eight-week skills training course. Peace Work Belize and the Taiwan International Cooperation and [...]

65 Youths Complete Journey to Freedom Healing Course at Tubal Vocational Institute

The Journey to Freedom healing program has been gaining momentum in several Belize City high schools, as it caters to at-risk youths. Already, at least three Belize City high schools, [...]

L.I.U. Partners with Tubal to Provide Skills Training to Socially-Excluded Population

The Leadership Intervention Unit, in partnership with Tubal Trade and Vocational Institute in Ladyville, today graduated a cohort of over eighty-one men and women who will now have the opportunity [...]

Belize Central Prison Receives 240 Chrome Books from Port Moody Rotary Club

This afternoon, the Belize Central Prison received two hundred and forty Chrome Books from the Port Moody Rotary Club in British Columbia. It was the final phase of an ongoing [...]

Primary School Teacher Launches Great Escape Book

Remember “Lucky Dip”, “The Kite”, “On the Beach”, “I Wish”, and “Animals, Birds and Fish” from the Ladybird Sunstart collection? These are books used within our primary school system to [...]

CitCo Introduces Student Hub for Less Fortunate Schoolchildren

Less fortunate school children across the Old Capital will be able to receive additional tutoring and access to the digital world through a Youth Connect Student Hub that the Belize [...]

Building Resilient Schools Infrastructure Across the Caribbean

We also spoke with Doctor Samuel about the responses promoted by the initiative in the event that a school is destroyed by a natural disaster. He also touched on the [...]

Investigation into Canaan SDA Teachers Concluding

An investigation into the male teacher from Canaan SDA High School who stands accused of predatory behavior against one of his female students is near completion. The Ministry of Education [...]

A Spelling Bee Competition for Standard One Students of Anglican School

Today at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City, standard one students from Anglican primary schools across the country participated in a spelling bee competition. It is not to be [...]

Ministry of Labour Launches Education Tour on Child Labour Policy Implementation

Last Wednesday, the Ministry of Labour kicked off the implementation of its Child Labour Education tour in Chunox, Sarteneja, Progresso and Copper Bank villages in the Corozal District. In these [...]

What Areas of Education with the Ministry of Education Look to Expand in the 2023-24 Fiscal Year

Several areas of the Ministry of Education will be prioritized during the upcoming fiscal year. As Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca told us today that those areas include vocational/technical education, [...]

Graduation for Bee Keepers in Orange Walk Town

Forty-five new beekeepers graduated today in Orange Walk. The graduates are from the Belize, Orange Walk, and Corozal districts. The training course was a collaboration between the Ministry of Agriculture [...]

Fall in Love with Your Catholic School Walkathon 2023

Today, thousands of students, teachers, and the leadership of Catholic schools across the country participated in the “Fall in Love with Your Catholic School” walkathon. The Catholic School management organized [...]

A Restructuring of Process for Allegations of Inappropriate Behaviour of Teachers

Two weeks ago, a concerned father sent an email to the media with a list of documents and timelines of a disturbing report of predatory behaviour by a teacher at [...]

B.N.T.U. Says Legal Process Must Be Followed in Allegations Against Canaan High School Teacher

President of the Belize Teachers Union, Elena Smith, during a press conference on Tuesday responded to the allegations being made at Canaan High School against one of its teachers. The [...]

Parent of Canaan Student Calls Out B.N.T.U. President

Today, the father of the female student from Canaan High School sent our newsroom a voice note responding to the comments of the B.N.T.U. President. In his response, he called [...]

“We Do Not Condone These Actions”, B.N.T.U. on Predatory Behavior by Teachers

Reporters also asked President Smith for the B.N.T.U.’s position on allegations of predatory behaviours being displayed by teachers against children in the classroom. We have reported on the claims that [...]

Teacher Placed on Administrative Leave After Student Alleges He Sent Her Indecent Messages

There is a disturbing allegation that has surfaced about a teacher at one of Belize City’s high schools. A parent has come forward to say that a male teacher at [...]

Who Selects the Words for the Spelling Bee?

The fiercely competitive contest has seen thousands of schoolchildren spell their way to the final rounds, where reserved and extra reserved lists of words are then used in the competition. [...]

St. Catherine Academy Celebrates 140th Anniversary

Saint Catherine Academy has been serving in Belize’s education sector for the past one hundred and forty years. The all-girl catholic institution was established in Belize on January twentieth, 1883, [...]