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B.H.S. Hosts Fourth Robotics Competition

Belize High School held its fourth robotics competition at its compound in Belize City. This year’s competition saw the participation of seven teams that were tasked with various degrees of [...]

M.O.H.W. Speaks on COVID Clusters in Schools

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is making certain safety recommendations to schools in light of the increase in COVID-19 cases. The ministry is not recommending that schools close for [...]

B.N.T.U. Comes Out Against Bullying and Abuse of Teachers

Hard on the heels of a statement issued by the Belize National Teachers Union on Wednesday, a press conference was held this morning to address the issue involving Joanna Ysaguirre. [...]

“Joanna Ysaguirre was Well Within Her Rights” – B.N.T.U.

According to General Secretary Keisha Smith, the teacher was well within her right to seek the counsel of an attorney to guide her on the steps that needed to be [...]

B.N.T.U. to Work With Methodist Management to Investigate Claims

The B.N.T.U. has pledged to work closely with the management of the Methodist schools to get to the bottom of the situation. Senator Smith says that if the zero tolerance [...]

Learning Financial Literacy for the Future

Financial Literacy is defined as the ability to understand and use various financial skills, including personal financial management, budgeting, and investing. At the primary school level, there are basic financial [...]

B.N.T.U. Says Zero Tolerance for Teacher Abuse

The Belize National Teachers Union, in the wake of an emotional social media post shared by a distraught primary school teacher, has issued a statement on an incident that recently [...]

School Closure Caused by COVID Has Significant Impact on Children’s Learning Capacity

School closure as a result of the COVID pandemic has had a significant impact on the learning capacity of children in the Caribbean. Today, the World Bank joined regional officials [...]

An Emotional Testimony from a Distraught Primary School Teacher Goes Viral

It was the shot that was heard across the education sector, an emotional teacher suffering a breakdown on social media as she shared her story of alleged victimization at St. [...]

Tubal Vocational Institute Offering Free Apprenticeship Courses

Established in 2001, the Tubal Trade and Vocational Institute in Ladyville has been preparing Belize’s youths to make a living marketing a trade that they learn at the school. Now [...]

S.I.F. & Ministry of Education Hand Over Laptops to Sadie Vernon High

The Belize Social Investment Fund, through funding from the Caribbean Development Bank, acquired two hundred and sixty Dell laptops. The institution has partnered with the Ministry of Education to hand [...]

Curriculum Reform is Eminent

Curriculum reform comes into effect at the start of the new school year in September. For many it is about cutting out the fluff, however, Chief Education Officer Yolanda Gongora [...]

New Curriculum to be piloted in September

The new curriculum will be piloted initially in primary and secondary government schools. According to Chief Education Officer Yolanda Gongora, teachers will receive some training in August to prepare them. [...]

A Shout Out to Inspiring Teachers

Teachers play an integral role in our development from our early childhood years in preschool and primary school and then in high school, as we decide whether we will venture [...]

Various Activities Happening to Mark Teachers’ Week

It’s Teachers’ Week and in tandem with that observance is a list of activities around the country to highlight teachers’ efforts. Thursday is set aside as Teachers’ Day and on [...]

Canaan High School Students Involved in Brawl Disciplined Internally

A video of a group of students from Canaan High school fighting after school went viral on social media on Tuesday. The video shows a group of young girls in [...]

Lecturer Says Current Government Pension is Unsustainable

The current government pension scheme that exists for public officers is unsustainable and needs urgent reform – that is the information coming out of the Second Annual Gian Ghandi Memorial [...]

Sheep & Goat Project Concludes; Meet the Graduates

Today at the University of Belize Central Farm Campus, stakeholders in a sheep and goat breeding sector graduated a cohort of students who participated in a program hosted at the [...]

M.O.U. Signed for Economic Growth & Development

Earlier this week, a memorandum of understanding was signed between Resilient Rural Belize and the University of Belize. The Resilient Rural Belize program was signed back in 2018, but was [...]

Resilient Belize Program Focuses on Building Capacity of Tomato Farmers

The project is focusing on tomato farmers and building that industry. According to C.E.O. Osmond Martinez, Belize imports millions of dollars worth of canned and bottled tomato products annually. The [...]

The Major Challenges for the Education System

There are six hundred and five schools across the country. A complete return to face-to-face instructions will take place in the new school year. Currently, ninety percent of schools have [...]

Curriculum Reform to Improve National Development

The Ministry of Education is planning the release of its curriculum reform agenda at the beginning of the new academic year in August. The idea, according to Education Minister Francis [...]

Back to School for Third Term

Across the country, thousands of primary and secondary school students returned to their classrooms today, officially bringing to an end their Easter vacation. While they are settling into the final [...]

Book Week Celebrated With Literary Events

It’s that time of year again, as the annual Book Week begins this Friday. Events kick off with a reading by Mexican author Oscar de la Borbolla at ten a.m. [...]

New Building for Louisiana Government School

A new two storey school building with six classrooms, a fully equipped computer lab, and a special education centre is now a highlight feature of the Louisiana Government School Compound [...]