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Annual Children Rally Celebrates Patriotism

On the eve of Independence, primary school students all over the country were encouraged to have appreciation for patriotism and love for country. In Belize City, the Civic was packed [...]

Phase One of Contingency Plan Activated at La Inmaculada

The Management of La Inmaculada School in Orange Walk Town has moved into gear to activate phase one of their contingency plan to ensure the health of the school population [...]

Belizean Teacher Chosen for Prestigious Global Education Program

Alex Cruz is in the U.S.A. as part of the cultural exchange programme: Participate Learning. The initiative recruits teachers from all over the world to live the experience of teaching [...]

Classes resume at La Inmaculada

Children were back in class today at La Inmaculada R.C. School, Orange Walk Town.  According to School Principal Lenny Umaña, the day went by without incident. The enrolment is more [...]

The importance of Literacy

Literacy is important to life skills and while there are improvements since the Literacy programme was launched, students are still challenged with understanding what they read. This morning, the Ministry [...]

Classes at La Inmaculada RC School still suspended pending further evaluations

Classes at the La Inmaculada R.C. School in Orange Walk have been suspended until Wednesday. That’s to give time to authorities to deal with the condition of the New River [...]

Ministry of Education says lost days must be recovered

According to the School Principal, Lenny Umaña, they are keeping an eye monitoring the situation. She adds that parents and teachers alike remain concerned over the time being lost due [...]

Education Minister Speaks on Effects of New River Crisis on Students

The Department of Environment is now moving swiftly to address the New River crisis that continues to plague the community of Orange Walk. The health of the New River has [...]

International Literacy Day 2019; Literacy and Multilingualism

Today, the Ministry of Education launched International Literacy Day 2019 which focused on ‘Literacy and Multilingualism.’ The day is celebrated annually and gives governments, civil society and stakeholders the opportunity [...]

MOE and DIGI sign MSA for DigiLearn

The Ministry of Education and Digi today signed an agreement as part of an initiative to roll out a new education tool across the country. Digi-Learn is a non-profit organization [...]

Classes Remains Closed for Students of La Inmaculada RC School

The Ministry of Education continues to monitor the situation as it pertains to La Inmaculada R.C. School. The school is located a few hundred feet away from the New River [...]

Classes suspended for the rest of the week at La Inmaculada RC School as the health of the New River continues to deteriorate

An urgent meeting took place all afternoon in Orange Walk Town involving La Inmaculada School and the Ministries of Health, Environment and Education. The school is located near the New [...]

Rotary Club Sunrise Belize Partners With Puma for Scholarship Initiative

The Rotary Club Sunrise Belize and Puma partnered for a scholarship programme that this year will benefit twenty-five students. Today, five of the students: Juan Norales, Carlos Norales, Alexia Murillo, [...]

Graham Creek – a year later!

Last year we took you on a journey to Graham Creek in Toledo. We went along with the Belize National Teachers Union to see firsthand the hardship teachers in Graham [...]

Graham Creek still needs your help!

As you saw in our story, Graham Creek Government School got some donations to kick off the school year. The donations were made possible by the business community and other [...]

Gov’t Schools’ local manager walks the walk to Graham Creek!

Walter Garbutt is the local manager for government schools in the Stann Creek and Toledo Districts. He was one of the persons who also visited Graham Creek on Monday. That [...]

Gov’t Schools’ Management weighs in on Graham Creek hardship!

As the local manager for government schools in Stann Creek and Toledo, Garbutt knows a lot about the hardships faced in the rural communities. We asked him about his experience [...]

Students turned back at Ladyville SDA Primary School for nonpayment of fees

It was back to school for thousands of pre and primary school students today. It was to have been a day to meet old friends, make new ones and get [...]

YWCA embraces technology integrating tablets into its preschool program

Over at the Y.W.C.A., a group of pre-schoolers are being introduced to technology at an early age. The “Y” successfully secured a set of forty tablets which is now at [...]

Tensions Grow at Belize Rural High School

Tensions continue to grow at Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage though students are back in the classrooms. Five teachers of the relatively small school decided to show [...]

Eight High School Students Awarded Lions Scholarships

The Lions Club stepped up big time on Wednesday night providing scholarships to a group of students. After a thorough view of applications, eight students were selected to receive the [...]

Ya’axché Summer Camp 2019 a Success!

One hundred young men and women of eight communities in southern Belize came together at Ya’axché’s Field Station for a highly interactive and educational week. The annual summer camp focused [...]

Teachers of Belize Rural High School Stage Sit-out

Five teachers of Belize Rural High School in Double Head Cabbage staged a sit-out today as a result of a power struggle between the principal and teachers, and the school’s [...]

GOB’s Decision to Write-Off Joshua Perdomo’s 40K Grant is Unfortunate, Says Patrick Faber

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber says that government’s decision to write-off a forty thousand dollars loan issued to Joshua Perdomo, son of Cabinet Secretary, is unfortunate. Prime Minister Dean Barrow [...]

Mount Carmel Preschool Denied License Due to Failure to Meet Requirements

Mount Carmel Preschool has failed to receive its license from the Ministry of Education. The school reportedly has sixty students on its enrollment list and the management is concerned that [...]