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Extended First Semester in 2019 School Year Raises Concerns for B.N.T.U.

The 2019 academic calendar will see a few more school days tacked on to the first semester of classes, extending the term to December twentieth when schools will recess for [...]

The Annual Agriculture Summer Camp is Underway

The Ministry of Agriculture, in collaboration with the Police Department, is hosting its fourth annual Youth Engage in Agriculture Summer Camp. The two-week event kicked off on Monday at the [...]

Groundbreaking for New Canaan SDA High School Facility

The Canaan SDA High School here on Coney Drive will be transformed to a modern seven million-dollar building. The school population has been growing steadily so that it has out [...]

The National Primary School Basketball Championships

Budding basketball athletes from all the districts converged in Belize City today. They represent the cream of the crop at their age and in their schools. Having made their mark [...]

Introducing Robotics to Primary School Children

A robotic coding programming has become a big hit among young tech savvy students. The Belize High School, which has been pioneering the programme, is holding a summer camp that [...]

Parents Start Registering Your Children for the 2019 Growing the Future Project

The fifteenth annual Growing the Future Project takes place next month from July first to the nineteenth in four locations across the country; namely, Belize City, Belmopan, San Ignacio and [...]

Summer Coding Camp for Girls Launched

The first Society of Women Coders Camp for Girls was launched this morning and the aim is to engage the intellectual curiosity of Belize’s young women and provide an atmosphere [...]

Patrick Faber Takes it to Fort George and Toledo West

The topic of education proved equally testy as Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber responded to concerns raised by Freetown Area Rep and former Minister of Education Francis Fonseca.  In responding [...]

Ministry of Education Hosts the 2019 P.S.E. Awards Ceremony

A week after the results of the 2019 Primary School Exams were released, the Ministry of Education brought together the top twenty-five students for an award ceremony in their honour. [...]

G.O.B. to Extend Subsidies to Second Form; 11,000+ to Benefit

Minister Faber also announced that the Government of Belize, through the Ministry of Education, will be extending the subsidy for students to second form. So come the new school year, [...]

Education Minister: High Schools Transitioning to Digital Platform

High schools across the country are going digital. A letter of intent has been signed between G.O.B. and Belize Telemedia Limited which paves the way for a digital revolution in [...]

Expansion Project to Increase Success of Early Childhood Development

Speaking about expansion, Faber also spoke about his ministry acquiring funding through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to install additional preschools across the country. Minister Faber says that [...]

P.S.E. Performance: Same Old, Same Old

The results of the Primary School Examinations for 2019 were released on Monday and while we have been able to speak with the top performers across the country, we did [...]

Education Minister Weighs in on Compre Graduation Fiasco

The situation at Belmopan Comprehensive High School, where teachers and students have been protesting the participation of several fourth form students in this year’s graduation, despite not meeting the requirements, [...]

Orange Walk’s Brightest in the P.S.E.

Tonight, we bring you more of the top twenty-five students in the Primary School Exams. A News Five team visited Orange Walk earlier today and met four of the top [...]

Toledo Has Bright Students but Still Lagging behind in P.S.E. Performance

You just heard about the bright students in Orange Walk, but there’s also another bright spot in the south.  In recent years, Toledo has been producing a handful of the [...]

How to Improve P.S.E. Scores

So, how do schools improve moving forward? Longsworth says that it will take a concerted effort to see better grades. He says that an overall improved performance will not come [...]

2019 P.S.E. Top Scorer is from St. Andrews School in Cayo

On Monday afternoon, the results of the Primary School Examinations were released by the Ministry of Education. But are students performing better when compared to previous years? We’ll have a [...]

P.S.E.’s Brightest in Belize City Share How They Did It

We also visited a few schools in Belize City today to speak with students who place on the top twenty-five list. As we reported on Monday night, the top performing [...]

Top Ranked Schools in Belize City Share Their Tips for Academic Success

The Ministry of Education’s P.S.E. report also details the top performing schools in the country. According to the report, the schools are ranked based on a methodology called the School [...]

Small Victories in P.S.E. Results, but not Much has Changed

And while those top performing students are celebrating their results, many others not so much. The needle of improvement has not budged over the last ten years of the Primary [...]

P.S.E. Results are in!

The Primary School Examination results are in. Today, the Ministry of Education released the full report on how students performed for this year’s P.S.E. – but before we get into [...]

Meet the Winners of the 2019 National Primary School Track & Field Championship

Today, the national championship games for primary school track and field were held at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex. Hundreds of children from across the country competed in the many [...]

Holy Angels RC School Desperately Needs New School Building

Holy Angels RC School in Pomona, Stann Creek District, has been having a bit of a rough year. In March, health officials closed down one of its school buildings after [...]

Black Cross Nurses: Analyses by S.J.C. Students

The S.J.C. History Department launched a book on the historical significance of the Black Cross Nurses in Belize. Back in 2013, the high school adopted a student-centered approach of teaching [...]