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Toledo West Area Rep Calls Out Dr. Simon Coc

Area Representative for Toledo West Oscar Requeña spoke on the audit’s findings on the adjournment of the House. As a matter of national importance, Requeña called for action and highlighted [...]

Were the Release of the Auditor General’s Report Timely?

Was the timing of the Auditor General’s reports on the National Sports Council and Julian Cho Technical High School designed to undermine the Deputy Prime Minister whose portfolios as Minister [...]

Another Acting Principal for Julian Cho Technical

Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo District is still without a principal, several weeks after the interim period during which Doctor Kent Arzu acted in that capacity.  Following a [...]

Chief Education Officer Response to B.N.T.U.’s Discontent with Proposed Amendment to Education Act

Across the country today, a number of teachers at public schools wore their well-known green T-shirts in support of the Belize National Teachers Union. The union intended to send a [...]

Doctor Carol Babb Says No Breakdown in Dialogue with B.N.T.U.

The Chief Education Officer says that there has not been a breakdown in communication between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Union. In fact, Doctor Carol Babb [...]

Pathlight International Adopts Unity Presbyterian Primary School

The new school year started on a good footing for the two hundred and twenty-five students of Unity Presbyterian Primary School in Belize City.  And that is because they have [...]

Teachers Encourage to Wear Green t-shirts in Response to MOE’s Proposed Amendments to Education Rules

The militant Belize National Teachers Union is starting the New Year with a bang calling on its membership to wear their ‘Teechaz Gat Yu Bak” t-shirts on Monday when classes [...]

B.N.T.U. and M.O.E. Meet Over Disputed Land in Corozal

Members of B.N.T.U.’s Corozal Brach and National President Senator Elena Smith met with the Chief Executive Officer for the Ministry of Education this afternoon in Belize City. The meeting revolved [...]

B.N.T.U. President Questions G.O.B.’s Sluggish Process of UNCAC Implementation

In 2016, the government signed the United Nations Convention Against Corruption after tremendous pressure was placed by the powerful Belize National Teachers Union and the private sector.  It has been more [...]

A Call for Interested Writers to Enter Belize Literary Prize 2019-2020

The annual Belize Literary Prize is a writing competition that is open for Belizeans living at home and abroad.  The winners are subsequently published in the Belize Literary Prize Series, [...]

Ground Broken for Construction of Schools in Caye Caulker & San Pedro

In an effort to improve the quality of education in Belize, the Ministry of Education has embarked on constructing thirty-five schools across the country. Ocean Academy in Caye Caulker Village [...]

UB Nursing Graduates make their mark in regional exams

The University of Belize has been enjoying the spotlight with some of its students excelling in various sectors. Recently, Abbie Godoy won the prestigious Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. Today, U.B. [...]

Dr. Lisa Johnson is UB’s Dean of Health Sciences

Doctor Lisa Johnson has been named as UB’s Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences. According to a press release from UB, as dean, Johnson will lead development and implementation [...]

A New Pre-school for Dangriga Is Coming Soon

Earlier today, ground was broken by the Ministry of Education to construct a new pre-school building in Dangriga.  On hand for the brief ceremony was Minister of Education, Deputy Prime [...]

Ministry of Education says the BNTU has no lease or title to a parcel of land in Corozal

This evening, the Ministry of Education issued a lengthy statement in respect of a parcel of land in Corozal Town where it intends to build a pre-school. The land in [...]

B.N.T.U. Upset with M.O.E. over Corozal Property

The Belize National Teachers Union is gearing up for round of battle with the Ministry of Education over a property in Corozal Town. The property is known as ‘teachers’ site’ [...]

M.O.E. Says that B.N.T.U. Does Not Have Lease, Title to the Land

According to Palacio, several efforts were made to rectify the situation involving the plot of land but the union was given the turnaround. Palacio says the union will not give [...]

The Youth Apprenticeship Program Turns 10; 60 Graduate

The popular Youth Apprenticeship Programme concluded today with a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel. The group of young men and women will be knocking on doors and hopefully get the [...]

Khloe Landero Wins the NICH Xmas Card Competition

In November, NICH launched its second annual Christmas Card Competition. Last year they received fewer than five submissions but this year a whopping eighty-five entries were submitted. A young student [...]

The 11th Annual Stella Maris Xmas Party Hosted by Belize Bank

The children of Stella Maris School headed to the Radisson today for their anticipated Christmas Party. Every year, the Belize Bank throws a party for them to celebrate the season. [...]

M.O.E. Breaks Ground for 3 Schools in the South

The Ministry of Education broke ground for three new schools in the south. Last week, Minister of Education Patrick Faber, ministry officials and village went to the villages of Bella [...]

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 [...]