Education

  • Photo of Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    Regional educators endorse new COVID-era Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme

    The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on the education system. Children were away from face-to-face learning for more than one school year, and had to navigate the adjustments to online learning, where it existed. While that was a much need response to the crisis, the disruption to the education system occasioned by the COVID-19 pandemic, created learning gaps that absolutely…

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  • Photo of Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    A new regional programme to help students recover the learning losses of the COVID-19 era will be presented to the public in a virtual town hall session this Thursday, 18 November. The Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme for Caribbean Schools was developed through collaboration by the Caribbean Development Bank, the CARICOM Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission,…

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  • Photo of Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    Region to get new programme to aid COVID-era learning loss recovery

    A new regional programme to help students recover the learning losses of the COVID-19 era will be presented in two virtual town hall sessions this month. The Learning Recovery and Enhancement Programme for Caribbean Schools was developed through the collaboration of the Caribbean Development Bank, the CARICOM Secretariat and the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission, to assist educations with…

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  • Photo of CARICOM continues pursuit of quality education imperative

    CARICOM continues pursuit of quality education imperative

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is advancing efforts to achieve clearer alignment, coordination and harmonization of standards for the teaching profession in the Region. Earlier this month, over 150 education stakeholders throughout the education eco-system met in a virtual forum titled Quality Teaching and Learning: Conclave of Best Practices in CARICOM Member States. The discussion saw a robust exchange of…

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  • Photo of CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    CARICOM-Japan partnership supporting improvements to teaching profession

    The Government of Japan is supporting member states of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) with harmonizing national teaching standards with those articulated in the CARICOM Standards for Teachers, Educational Leaders, and Teacher Educators. Over 150 stakeholders participated in three one-day orientations workshops for the Development of National Standards for the Teaching Profession from July 19-23. Discussions centered on the strengthening and…

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  • Photo of Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Teaching Regional Integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Approximately fifty high school students from Belize and Guyana participated in a merged on-line classroom on Monday, that was taught by Ms. Eletha Stewart-Johnson of Queen’s College in Guyana. This was the first leg of a pilot activity on teaching regional integration and the CSME in CARICOM classrooms and Ms. Stewart-Johnson taught the class of Mr. Abdiel Medina of the…

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  • Photo of Teaching regional integration, CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    Teaching regional integration, CSME in CARICOM classrooms

    The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Secretariat is continuing efforts to increase the teaching of regional integration and the CARICOM Single Market and Economy (CSME) in CARICOM classrooms via a new initiative due to start Monday, 10 May 2021. Ms. Eletha Stewart-Johnson, a teacher in Social Studies and History at Queen’s College in Guyana, will teach virtually, students at the Ladyville Technical…

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  • Photo of Early childhood educators access training in distance learning through CARICOM, UNESCO, UWI – Open Campus collaboration

    Early childhood educators access training in distance learning through CARICOM, UNESCO, UWI – Open Campus collaboration

    Teachers and educators in early childhood education from across the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are involved in a four-week training workshop to improve their capacity to deliver high quality distance learning experiences for young children. The workshop commenced on Wednesday March 17, through a partnership among the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the CARICOM Secretariat and the Caribbean…

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  • Photo of Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    Agreement reached on administration of 2021 regional examinations

    In recognition of the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the education sector, candidates registered for CAPE®, CSEC® and CCLSC®  will sit these Exams during the period June/July 2021. Ministries of Education will receive the results in the last week of September. CARICOM Ministers of Education reached those and other critical agreements for the Administration of the 2021 CAPE…

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  • Photo of MoU signed establishing Centre for Excellence for Oceanography and the Blue Economy at The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus

    MoU signed establishing Centre for Excellence for Oceanography and the Blue Economy at The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus

    ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda – 19th January, 2021……….The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne, the Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles and the Chair of the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Professor Sir Ed Byrne have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to formalise their collaboration in support of a…

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