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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 [...]

Minister of Education Weighs in on Pine Street Preschool Debacle

The situation at Pine Street Preschool in Collet, where two teachers have been removed for failure to qualify themselves in order to renew their teaching licenses, was addressed by Minister [...]

Preschool Students are Relocated to Zoe Ministries

In the absence of a valid license, both teachers were asked to refrain from administering lessons.  Also in question is the proprietorship of the building that houses the preschool.  According [...]

Minister of Education Won’t Intervene in Julian Cho Debacle

Education Minister Patrick Faber also weighed in on the situation at Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo where the secondary institution has remained without a principal since November nineteenth.  [...]

No Political Hanky-Panky at Julian Cho, Says DPM Faber

As for political and racial undertones, DPM Faber says he is staying far away from the situation, aside from the acknowledging that the institution primarily serves the Maya population in [...]

36 Teachers to Pursue Masters Degrees in Special Ed.

A group of thirty-six educators has embarked upon a master’s program in special education.  Through the University of the West Indies, the Government of Belize is covering roughly sixty percent [...]

Belize’s Abbie Godoy is the 2020 Rhode Scholarship Recipient

On Tuesday, Abbie Godoy was named as the recipient of the prestigious 2020 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholarship. The twenty-year-old Belizean activist will pursue her graduate studies at the University of [...]

Concerned Parents Speak Out on the Pine Street Preschool Closure

Officials from the Ministry of Education convened a meeting this afternoon at the Gateway Youth Centre in Belize City. Present were the parents of some thirty-plus students from the Pine [...]

Pine Street Preschool Closes Its Doors after 35 Years of Service

In a developing story, after thirty-five years of service in the Collet Division of Belize City, the Pine Street Preschool off Vernon Street has closed its doors. Today, police officers [...]

Former Teachers Lawyer Up; Ministry to Meet with Parents/Guardians

The duo says that they were soon to become pensionable and would have retired in 2021. They have met with the Chief Education Officer, Doctor Carol Babb, and an emergency [...]

Julian Cho: Still No Principal at the Toledo High School

There are new developments at Julian Cho Technical High School in Toledo District where the board of directors met this evening at four o’clock to determine who will be the [...]