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Education

Investment in education is an investment in the future of the citizens of the Caribbean Community as well as the Community. At the CARICOM Secretariat, the Education sub-programme[1] seeks to articulate and harmonise policies and programmes throughout the Community so that the people of the Community can be equipped with the necessary knowledge, skills and attitudes  to enjoy a better quality of life,  contribute to the development of  the Region and to compete in the global environment.

 

The Community has made significant strides in the post-independence era and in particular, in the past two decades.  All CARICOM Member States, with the exception of Haiti, have achieved universal access to primary education and many are close to... Read more

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St. Kitts and Nevis accommodate students from hurricane devastated countries

Posted: 26 October 2017 - Press Releases
We committed as part of our excellent support to our neighbours to accommodate students whose education had become disrupted as a consequence of the ravages by the two Hurricanes. I am
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Emotional PM Minnis outlines plan to assist Dominicans

Posted: 27 September 2017 - Regional News
NASSAU, The Bahamas, Guardian – As he laid out a part of the government’s plan to assist Dominican children and their families today, Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis choked back tears as
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SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries

Posted: 20 September 2017 - Press Releases
                                SCLAN pledges its support for hurricane ravaged countries(CARICOM Secretariat,
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PANCAP hosts HIV Edutainment event

Posted: 09 August 2017 - Article
 The Pan Caribbean Partnership against HIV and AIDS (PANCAP), the mechanism that provides a structured and unified approach to the Caribbean’s response to the HIV epidemic, upon the
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App development critical to Single ICT Space - CARICOM official

Posted: 02 August 2017 - Press Releases
Powered by flickr embed.Gratis Botón Facebook like generadorGratis Botón Facebook like generadorThe development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is
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App development critical to Single ICT Space – CARICOM official

Posted: 02 August 2017 - Article
 The development of applications such as the recently launched CXC Connect, is critical to the CARICOM Single ICT Space.Speaking at the Guyana launch of the application on Monday, 31
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CXC launches first interactive Mobile App

Posted: 28 July 2017 - Regional News
- app changing the job landscapeForget walking with CXC certificates and hoping not to lose or crease them and forget not having your credentials when you bump into a potential employer on the
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CARICOM, UN to strengthen cooperation at New York meeting

Posted: 20 July 2017 - Article
Cooperation between the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) and the United Nations (UN) System will be further strengthened around several issues including climate change, security, human development,
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Robert Bermudez confirmed as The UWI’s 6th Chancellor

Posted: 03 May 2017 - Article
The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce that Mr. Robert Bermudez has been appointed as its 6th Chancellor. The appointment came after members of the University Council
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CARICOM Human Resource Development Strategy gets attention of Regional Education Ministers

Posted: 31 March 2017 - Press Releases
Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Education Ministers met in Guyana, Friday, with much of their  attention focused on a Human Resource Development strategy to meet the Region’s requirements
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Over 500 Students Attend CSME Presentation in Clarendon, Jamaica

Posted: 16 March 2017 - Press Releases
Teachers from secondary schools in Clarendon, Jamaica are planning to facilitate an annual activity on regional integration and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME).  Over five hundred
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Further UG, UWI collaboration – students to mix programmes between two institutions

Posted: 21 February 2017 - Regional News
University of Guyana (UG) students will benefit from a mixed programme through collaboration with the University of the West Indies (UWI).Vice Chancellor of UWI, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles said
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CXC e-testing begins

Posted: 25 January 2017 - Regional News
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) reported success as it officially launched its Electronic Testing Service to the region yesterday.Some 500 candidates from seven countries – Jamaica,
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U.G.  Vice-Chancellor Ivelaw Griffith Earns Impressive Report Card

Posted: 14 January 2017 - Regional News
By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine The vision of the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Guyana is  simple: he wants to make the institution a dynamic, and nationally relevant world-class
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CDB Approves USD24.1 mn Education Project in Saint Lucia

Posted: 18 October 2016 - Regional News
The Board of Directors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved USD23.4 million (mn) in financing for a project, which aims to strengthen Saint Lucia’s education system to better
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Guyana Education Minister expresses support for HRD Consultations

Posted: 17 October 2016 - Press Releases
The Guyana Minister of Education Hon. Rupert Roopnaraine has expressed the support of his Ministry and the Guyana Government for the national consultations on Human Resources Development that were
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HRD Consultations to kick off Monday in Guyana

Posted: 15 October 2016 - Press Releases
The CARICOM Secretariat along with the Human Resource Development Commission will be hosting a series of national consultations across the Region in its quest to develop a
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CAPE performance remains consistent in 2016

Posted: 23 August 2016 - Regional News
Performance in the 2016 Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) remained consistent with that of the past five years. Approximately 90 per cent of the entries achieved Grades I-V, which are
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Towards a new policy to shape the future of education in the Caribbean

Posted: 08 August 2016 - Regional News
When the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) launches its new Education and Training Policy and Strategy later in 2016, it will have had the input of some of the Caribbean Region’s key
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CXC Launching CAPE Green Engineering Syllabus

Posted: 28 July 2016 - Regional News
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) will launch its latest New Generation Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) subject, Green Engineering, on Thursday 28 July in Guyana. The launch
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Eight Receive Cuban Scholarships To pursue Tertiary Education

Posted: 07 July 2016 - Regional News
Basseterre, St. Kitts, July 5, 2016 (SKNIS) - As the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis continues to make strides in promoting human development through education, it has once again partnered with the
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Guyana gets greenlight to award Caribbean Vocational Qualifications

Posted: 07 June 2016 - Regional News
Guyana has been given the green light to award the Caribbean Vocational Qualifications or CVQs, as they are commonly called, in Technical Vocation Education Training (TVET). Deputy Chief
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Caribbean Certificate will soon be offered at TVET institutions

Posted: 25 May 2016 - Regional News
Technical Vocational and Education Training (TVET) institutes will soon be offering the Caribbean Vocational Qualifications (CVQ) Certificate. This was disclosed by Chief Education Officer,
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The Rubik’s cube of the Caribbean public education system: Addressing the challenges of the public education system through combined action

Posted: 23 May 2016 - Regional News
The very good news for Caribbean education is that the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Council for Human and Social Development (COHSOD) has agreed that 2016 is the time to craft a Regional Strategic
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CXC to complete e-test phase in by 2018

Posted: 20 May 2016 - Regional News
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) has announced that it will be introducing electronic testing (e-testing) in January 2017 beginning with Caribbean Secondary Education Certification (CSEC)
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CDB provides funds for major education project in Suriname

Posted: 14 April 2016 - Regional News
Suriname, Apr 13, CMC – The Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank is providing (US$21.9 million to Suriname to support the Dutch-speaking Caribbean Community (CARICOM) country’s
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CXC launches gaming and animation syllabus at KingstOOn

Posted: 18 March 2016 - Regional News
The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) launched its latest New Generation CAPE Animation and Game Design Syllabus on Saturday 12 March 2016 at the KingstOOn Festival in Jamaica. CAPE Animation and
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CDB launches education sector reform project in Belize

Posted: 29 January 2016 - Regional News
The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) on Thursday launched a programme that will build 35 new schools, benefitting 5,300 students at the pre-primary, primary and secondary education levels
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Regional Spanish teachers training under CARICOM-Mexico Cooperation Programme

Posted: 08 December 2015 - Regional News
The teaching skills of 33 Spanish teachers from varying CARICOM Member States are expected to be strengthened with a training course that is being implemented by the CARICOM
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CXC inaugurates new headquarters

Posted: 15 October 2015 - Regional News
The Barbados-based Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) inaugurated its new headquarters in Barbados Wednesday with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman Freundel Stuart saying it
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